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Ms. Kirk from Portland OR is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basics Are Essential

Help me give my students the basic supplies they need to organize and complete their work from home.

  • 7 donors
  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a special one. Diversity would be the one word to describe what I love the most about it. Our diversity comes from our cultures, race, languages, backgrounds, socio-economic levels, and the community around us. What some would say so much diversity would separate us, it is the one thing that unites us all. Staff, students and families value the differences we have and celebrates those differences.

Our community is a close knit one that works together for the common good of our kids.

As we work together to start the school year in a distance learning model, our thoughts are first and foremost on the students. I am looking forward to inviting others into this special community to support these amazing kids.

My Project

Many of my students are not able to provide the basic school supplies in a normal year. We often rely on local agencies to donate the supplies we use in the classroom. As a result of the pandemic of 2020, those agencies are not available to provide as before.

My students need the most basic of supplies to be able to work from home.

I won't be available to replace the lost pencil, or allow them to sharpen their pencil to continue working. I will be using the items from this project to create a box for each student filled with the things they will need to complete assignments from home and even more importantly keep things organized in different subject areas. Some things will need to be laminated for repeated use. Organization will be difficult learning from home, but these items will help them keep them all together and easy to access.

Ms. Kirk
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blue Summit Supplies 30 Poly 2 Pocket Folders, Bold Assorted Dark Colors, Black, Blue, and Red Color Durable Plastic 2 Pocket Folders, Letter Size with Business Card Slot, Bulk 30 Pack $22.99 3 $68.97
Mead Spiral Notebooks, 1 Subject, Wide Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 7-1/2", Assorted Colors, 24 Pack (05510) $31.98 2 $63.96
Mead Composition Books, Notebooks, College Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, Comp Book, Black Marble, 3 Pack (38111) $3.71 11 $40.81
Pentel Hi-Polymer Block Eraser, Large, White, Pack of 10 ZEH-10 Erasers (ZEH10PC10) $6.99 4 $27.96
AmazonBasics 9-Inch Thermal Laminator Machine $24.99 1 $24.99
30 Pieces Inspirational Quotes Magnetic Bookmarks Encouraging Bookmarks Positive Magnetic Page Clips Bookmark for Students Teachers School Home Office Supplies $11.99 2 $23.98
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased, Unsharpened, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) $10.28 2 $20.56
JM-capricorns 36pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Big Capacity Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pencil Case Pen Bag (10 Colors) $18.99 1 $18.99
Ifavor123 Bulk Plastic Pencil Sharpener Assortment (72) $11.99 1 $11.99
Oxford Spiral Notebooks, 1-Subject, College Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, 24 per Pack, Colors May Vary (65021) $6.61 1 $6.61
Zen Bundles Zen Pipe Cleaners Hard Bristle, 132 Count $4.59 1 $4.59

Materials cost

$313.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.43

Total project goal

$409.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.54

6 Donors

-$307.56

Donations toward project cost

-$265.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.38

match offer

-$97.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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