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Ms. Lute from Washington DC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies for Beginning Learners

My students need basic supplies (large pencils, markers and take home folders) to start kindergarten!

  • $167 goal

This project expired on September 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher at a priority school in SW DC. Our school has been labeled as a "40-40" school meaning that we are among the lowest performing schools in DCPS. One hundred percent of our kiddos receive free and reduced lunch. Our school population also has a high number of special education students. In my room, I have a variety of learners, including students with ADHD, speech impediments, learning disorders and emotional disturbance.

We don't receive supplies from parents or the school, so we are trying to fill the gap with help from donors!

With your help, we can create a loving, warm learning environment for my first graders where they have access to all the materials they need to learn!

My Project

Next year, I'll be moving down to kindergartner! My group of students are inquisitive and extremely eager to start "school!"

We need basic supplies to start off the year (big beginner pencils and markers!) We also need take-home folders.

Currently (in my first year of teaching), I used basic 5 cent folders as take home folders. It made it extremely difficult for kids to organize their papers and I barely ever got any papers returned! These folders will help us to stay organized and will lead to better communication with parents. Please help me get my classroom ready for our rising kindergartners!

Ms. Lute
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 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 58-7858 Ultra-Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40-Count • Amazon Business $13.48 3 $40.44
C-Line Classroom Connector School-to-Home Folders, Blue, 25 per Box (32005) • Amazon Business $33.15 1 $33.15
Dixon Ticonderoga Beginners Primary Size #2 Pencils with Erasers, Box of 12, Yellow (13308) • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95

Materials cost

$103.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.94

Total project goal

$166.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.24

2 Donors

-$166.24

Donations toward project cost

-$141.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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