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Ms. P. from Oliver Spgs TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies for Extraordinary Students!

Help me give my students basic supplies for our classroom to help us be more efficient!

  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have fallen in love with my students' perseverance and bright spirits! Despite the daily challenges my students face, they come to school with smiles on their faces ready to tackle whatever is thrown at them. I teach at a Title I school where 100% of our students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. Many students in my school receive food kits for the weekends and are placed in the Angel Tree program each year at Christmas. Despite living in a perpetual cycle of poverty, their spirits remain unbreakable.

It's no secret that children from backgrounds such as this are underdogs from the very beginning.

That is why they need a champion - someone who believes in them enough to give them a chance at success. This project will open the door to uncharted territory for my students and allow them to reach a level of success they never knew existed.

My Project

Our classroom is anything but basic! However, we could use a few basic classroom supplies to help organize and enhance our environment.

Our days are filled with love, laughter, and learning.

All we need now is to add the basics! The supplies in this project - such as the stapler, 3-hole punch, card stock, and laminating sheets - will help prepare and organize lesson materials that are high in quality so lessons can run more smoothly. The incentive charts will allow my students to see their academic progress as they track their online achievements using stickers to chart their successes. The dry erase markers and board cleaner will help us keep our environment neat, clean, and appealing. The magnetic clips and the packing tape will allow me to hang and show off the amazing student work my class creates. The poster boards and sharpies will allow my students to complete engaging classroom projects. The privacy boards will help my students focus during working time by eliminating surrounding distractions. Help us put the basic into our our extraordinary classroom!

Ms. P.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon Privacy Boards, Black, 48" x 16", 4 Boards (3791) • Amazon Business $12.00 3 $36.00
Creative Shapes Etc LLC Creative Shapes Etc Large Horizontal Incentive Chart Set, 28 x 22 Inches, Assorted Color, Set of 12 - SE-367 • Amazon Business $20.02 1 $20.02
AmazonBasics Clear Thermal Laminating Plastic Paper Laminator Sheets - 8.9 Inch x 11.4 Inch, 200-Pack • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Bostitch inPRESS 20 Reduced Effort Three-Hole Punch, Silver, Black (2220) • Amazon Business $17.91 1 $17.91
Magnetic Clips, 40 Pack, by Grtard Office Products, Stainless Steel Clips Peferct for House Office School Use, Hanging Home Decoration, Photo Displays, 1.2 Inch, 40 Pieces (Silver) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
School Smart Railroad Boards, 22 x 28 Inches, 6-Ply, White, Pack of 25 - 1485742 • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Brightness • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Vergo Industrial Heavy Duty Clear Packing Tape 2.7mil for Moving Packaging Shipping and Office (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Bostitch Office Heavy Duty 40 Sheet Stapler, Small Stapler Size, Fits into the Palm of Your Hand; Black (B175-BLK) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
EXPO Whiteboard / Dry Erase Board Liquid Cleaner, 22-ounce • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase White Board Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sharpie 38250PP Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
AmazonBasics Fine Point Tip Permanent Markers, Black, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
Swingline 1 Hole Punch, Hole Puncher, Low Force, 20 Sheet Punch Capacity, Plier, Black (74017) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

Materials cost

$179.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.53

Total project goal

$250.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.20

1 Donor

-$126.00

Donations toward project cost

-$107.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.90

match offer

-$124.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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