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Ms. Kirkland from Detroit MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bear Necessities

Help me give my students basic hygiene products, pencils and paper, and bookshelves to provide basic support for their learning in our classroom.

  • $1,259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are seven and eight years old, eager to learn and love, and excited to come to school everyday. They love taking responsibility and becoming invested in their learning. They love to set goals and celebrate reaching them.

My students are full of life, laughter, and constant movement!

They love to dance and sing, and always have a joke to share! My students love to work together on projects, and really take pride completing tasks, both in groups and individually. They are motivated to reach goals, and are proud of our classroom community.

My Project

My students live in the city of Detroit, and our school is a part of Detroit Public Schools. My students need basic supplies ("bear" necessities) in order to be successful in school.

My students are energetic, bright, and eager to learn; they just need a boost to get them going!

Our school is dedicated to providing not only the best education to our children but also the best environment and supporting community. Our mission is to instill a love of learning for our children for the rest of their lives.

My students need basic hygiene tools - paper towels, soap, clorox wipes, and tissue paper. They need basic school supplies as well - pencils, markers, paper, and white boards. They need bookshelves to store the books we have in the classroom, and headphones to enhance their reading stations to help them read.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QS STORAGE 3 SHELF OPEN MOBILE LOCKING CASTERS 36H • School Specialty $209.97 2 $419.94
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads (559RP-VAD6), Large White Recycled Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $89.19 1 $89.19
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
Blue Summit Supplies 30 Pack Dry Erase Lapboard Classroom Set, Includes 30 Whiteboards 9 x 12 inch, 30 Markers, 30 Erasers, Ideal for Teachers, Students, Sunday School, Group Participation and Road Tr • Amazon Business $46.99 1 $46.99
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Black Dry Erase Markers With Magnetic Cap (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.88 2 $39.76
Clorox Scentiva Disinfecting Wipes, Pacific Breeze and Coconut - 70 Wipes - 6 Canisters/Case (31767) • Amazon Business $36.35 1 $36.35
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 124 Count - 5 Pack • Amazon Business $17.95 2 $35.90
Ticonderoga Pencils, HB #2 Premium Wood Latex-Free Eraser, 2 Packs of 96 Pencils Plus 24 Free Pencils (216 Pencils Total) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
EXPO 1920940 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $24.27 1 $24.27
Marcal Paper Towels 100% Recycled 2-Ply, 60 Sheets Per Roll - Case of 15 Individually Wrapped Green Seal Certified 06709 • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Softsoap Antibacterial Hand Soap, Crisp Clean, 32 Ounce Refill • Amazon Business $10.89 2 $21.78
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, Set of 8 • Amazon Business $7.01 2 $14.02
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Ziploc Snack Bags, Snack, 3 Pack, 90 ct • Amazon Business $11.40 1 $11.40
Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap, Aquarium - 7.5 fluid ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19

Materials cost

$983.04

Vendor shipping charges

$41.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,069.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$188.78

Total project goal

$1,258.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,258.56

14 Donors

-$1,094.74

Donations toward project cost

-$938.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$156.71

match offer

-$155.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$131.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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