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Ms. Mulhern from Jersey City NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies for a Super New School Year!

Help me give my students the basic supplies they use most during the year like glue sticks and crayons.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a pre-k class in a title one district. Our children come from a variety of cultural backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Our class is made up of both general and special education students. We have children with various disabilities and learning disorders including ADHD, language delays and Autism.

They are an energetic group who love to draw, cut, glue, color and create new things on a daily basis.

They often create things for each other or their parents and use their creations as away of expressing their emotions.

My Project

As a new school year begins we as teachers begin to assess our inventory of supplies and figure out what needs to be replenished. For most pre-k teachers it's often the same items, glue sticks, crayons, markers, and play-dough. These are the items our children tend to use the most through out the year. We do send home a basic supply list on the first day of school but we know that many of our children come from homes that struggle financially and we hate to place an additional burden on their parents by requesting too much.

This project is simply a request for basic supplies to get our school year off on the right foot!

Our children use crayons and glue sticks almost daily and it can be hard to keep them stocked. Getting this project funded would make that a much easier task.

Ms. Mulhern
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Crayon Classpack, School Supplies, Regular Size, 8 Colors, 800 Count • Amazon Business $45.20 1 $45.20
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 4.3 Inches x 6.3 Inches, 100 Pouches (TP5900-100) • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces Each , 12 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
4 Twist N Write Mechanical Pencils with 5 Refills, 2mm Lead • Amazon Business $10.66 1 $10.66
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
Twist N' Write 5 Lead Refills (Pack of 6, 30 Refills Total) • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77

Materials cost

$130.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$162.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.65

Total project goal

$190.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.99

4 Donors

-$96.00

Donations toward project cost

-$81.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.40

match offer

-$94.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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