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Ms. Lee from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basically Write!

Help me give my students the basics to succeed in small group activities!

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inner city, low income children. They all qualify for Title I and free lunch. They come to me with very little exposure to literature and learning. Many have had no preschool experience. About 3/4 of my students enter school significantly behind their peers from more affluent areas.

My students make the effort to come to school every day, regardless of their circumstances.

They work cooperatively, problem solve, and do their best every day to learn as much as they can.

My Project

It's hard to believe that the school year is almost over! We're stocked on paper, but we're running out of pencils and other basics really fast!

Most of my students come to school without the most basic of supplies.

This means giving them pencils nearly every day, half of which don't make it back to my pencil can. We go through pencils pretty quickly, and we need more to finish up the year strong!

We want to keep writing and drawing for class, but we need the basic supplies like markers, whiteboards, and pencils to finish out our year strong.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Kraft Melamine Dry-Erase Whiteboard, 12" x 9", 10/Set (988110) • Quill.com $35.01 1 $35.01
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (10434-CC/22749) • Staples Advantage $10.19 3 $30.57
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted, 12/Pack (80699) • Staples Advantage $10.84 2 $21.68
Staples Electric Pencil Sharpener, Gray/Silver (21835) • Staples Advantage $18.49 1 $18.49

Materials cost

$105.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.24

Total project goal

$161.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.58

3 Donors

-$120.00

Donations toward project cost

-$104.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

match offer

-$38.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

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$0.00

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