You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. M. from Yonkers NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Student-led project

Basic Supplies Requested to Support Special Needs Classroom

We need various basic supplies for our classroom, including printer ink, garbage bags, and bottled water.

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

About My Students

I work at a special education school, serving emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and other special education classified students. Our students come from low socio-economic backgrounds in New York City. Over 95% of the student body is eligible for free lunch, and more than 90% receive public assistance.

My students have exceptional abilities, and with the proper accommodations and modifications, they truly thrive in our school setting. These kids are afforded smaller classroom ratios, personalized attention, and a myriad of specially certified providers that assist in their overall development.

My students collectively decided it was time to stock their classroom to the fullest, and thought this was the best way to do it. It is always a struggle for my students to afford their own school supplies, and it's a major stress for our classroom. My kids decided to be proactive by creating this proposal. They looked at various online vendors through this website, and found everything they needed through Quill. These students handpicked each item from the catalog, including printer ink, bottled water, and garbage bags. These materials are needed for completing their writing assignments, staying hydrated, and keeping their classroom tidy.

In Their Own Words

Our names are Daniela, Gianna, Billy, Rachel, Edwin, Pharrell, Luis, and Onyea. We are all students in Ms. F's class and are excited to write this proposal together. We have seen Ms. F buy a lot of school supplies, and told her we want to help get more things we need to learn in the classroom. Our goal is to keep new materials flowing so we can stay focused in school. Chances are, we'll need even more in the future. But this is a great start!

We are taking the collective lead on this project by writing the proposal and researching the best school supplies. We found that Quill has great prices, an impeccable customer service record, and quick shipping. This company stocks the supplies we need for the remainder of the school year, and we just have two months to go!

This project will solve the constant dilemma of running out of supplies. Most of us live in foster homes, low-income housing, group homes, and shelters, so it's extremely difficult to buy our own materials. Ms. F often pays out of pocket, but it's hard to keep up with the demand. Here's hoping we get some love and support through DonorsChoose.org. Thanks for reading our proposal and helping us achieve our goals!

Mrs. M.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. M. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 60 Black Original Ink Cartridges, Multi-pack (2 cart per pack) • Quill.com $35.09 2 $70.18
Nestle Pure Life Bottled Purified Water, 16.9 oz. Bottles, 24/Case • Quill.com $8.49 3 $25.47
Glad OdorShield Hawaiian Aloha Small Trash Bags, 4 gallon, 26 count • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18

Materials cost

$105.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.25

Total project goal

$161.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.67

2 Donors

-$161.67

Donations toward project cost

-$137.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Yonkers","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[360854],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3240940,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":10,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/basic-supplies-requested-to-support-spec/3240940/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":140,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. M.","authorIds":{"360854":{"owner":"Mrs. M.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3240940],"proposalHash":"751874483","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp360854_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1533255997312","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":46447,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":225,"proposalURL":"project/mushroom-propagation-at-home/5569193/","proposalTitle":"Mushroom Propagation at Home","proposalId":5569193},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjkyNzc1Mg==","MzU5ODc0Ng=="],"teacherId":360854,"schoolCounty":"Westchester","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":true,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}