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Mrs. J. from Port Huron MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies to Start the School Year off Right!

My students need basic supplies to start their school year off, including binders, folders, tape and Clorox wipes.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"If we teach today's students, as we did yesterday's, we are robbing them of tomorrow." -John Dewey

My students are moving throughout the room daily.

They are 4- and 5-year-old children. All my children come from low income or high-risk families. Our program is not able to ask for donations for anything, including soap, tissue, paper and the other essentials that I provide with my own money. This is my students' first school experience, and I want to offer them the most positive experience possible.

My Project

My Preschoolers need binders to keep their writing pieces organized. The tape will help us organize the classroom by adding labels throughout the room to help promote literacy. The hanging files will help keep their work organized. The Clorox wipes will help ensure the classroom stays free of germs to help prevent illnesses from spreading. By funding my project you will be helping me provide some of the basic supplies to help start our year off on the right foot. Students love to see their work in book form and the binders are an easy and efficient way to collect their work.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Economy View Binder with 1" Round Ring, White (5711) • Quill.com $2.71 16 $43.36
Pendaflex Glow Hanging File Folders, 1/5 Letter, Assorted, 25/Pack • Quill.com $13.08 2 $26.16
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 75 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Value Pack (30208) • Quill.com $12.74 2 $25.48
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Tape With Dispenser, 1.88" x 800", Clear, 6/Pack • Quill.com $14.27 1 $14.27

Materials cost

$109.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.87

Total project goal

$165.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.78

2 Donors

-$117.89

Donations toward project cost

-$100.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.68

match offer

-$47.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$40.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.18

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$0.00

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