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Mrs. Charles from Hialeah FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies After Hurricane

My students need printer, ink, staplers, answer boards, colored pencils, pens, pencils, hanging folders and labels in order to accomplish project objectives.

  • $418 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my class attend a Title I school with a large population. My students come from a low-income and mostly Hispanic area. Many of the school community families have recently migrated from countries such as Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, the Dominican Republic and many others. Most of these students do not have access to many things that other students have such as technology or parents who master the English language. Consequently, many of these students do not have the help at home that they need. Many of them are struggling academically. Most of the students in my class receive free or reduced-price lunch. Many students also come from single-parent families. Regardless of the challenges before them, most of these students have a hunger to learn!

This fall our school community was struck by the effects of several hurricanes as well as other storms and most of our school families were impacted in one way or another.

Some experienced structural damage to their homes causing them to relocate and others flooding, some damage and loss of power, but regardless of the damage, families were affected in many different ways. Many of the students lack English proficiency and are acquiring the English language.

My Project

It is my goal to provide my students with the basic materials needed in order to accomplish daily assignments successfully. Having an updated printer with ink to replace our malfunctioning existing one as well as supplies such as pencils, pens and the staplers would make a world of difference. The students would be able to print projects and make presentations related to our units of study. Many students come to class unprepared for daily tasks. They are responsible, determined and willing to engage, but many lack the basic supplies such as pencils and pens. I usually have a stash of these available for them to borrow but our supplies are running low. Additionally, the hanging folders and labels would be used for organizing their folders and paperwork.

Together the requested supplies will make a huge difference in our classroom, they'll provide an organized working environment that is conducive to learning.

These coupled with the erasable answer boards, used for fun, competitive answer display (we usually use self created paper signs) and designed to get kids actively involved in classroom activities, would motivate our students to accomplish their academic goals in a fun, interactive, dynamic way.

Mrs. Charles
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Envy 4520 Printer and XL Ink Bundle • Amazon Business $129.10 1 $129.10
Crayola Colored Pencils Bulk, 24 Packs of 12-Count • Amazon Business $35.05 2 $70.10
Smead FasTab Hanging File Folder, 1/3-Cut Built-In Tab, Letter Size, Red, 20 per Box (64096) • Amazon Business $12.02 3 $36.06
Learning Resources Write-on / Wipe-off Answer Boards • Amazon Business $28.02 1 $28.02
Swingline 747 Classic Desk Stapler in Lipstick Red(S7074718E) • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Smead Erasable SuperTab File Folder Labels, White, 160 labels per Pack (64917) • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Point Stick Pen, Medium Point, 1.0 mm Blue Ink, 144-Count • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
PaperPro inJOY20 - 3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler - Red (1511) • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92

Materials cost

$319.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$354.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.61

Total project goal

$417.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$417.38

1 Donor

-$83.48

Donations toward project cost

-$83.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$319.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$271.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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