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Ms. LC from S San Francisco CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beginning of the Year Backpacks

Help me give my students backpacks to start off their 2020 academic school year.

  • $449 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Sixth graders start middle school scared, disoriented, and full of energy.

Our school serves a diverse group of students, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds, are in the process of acquiring English as a second or another language, and who have exceptionalities related to learning.

We are a Title I school and are always looking for ways to better support and motivate our students.

Our students are creative, expressive, friendly, and really value their interpersonal relationships. They need immediate feedback, attention, and ​a supportive environment. Some love sports, many enjoy memes, and all can achieve with the appropriate scaffolds.

My Project

Not all students next year are going to be able to start off the school year with backpacks.

This is a difficult time for many people, families included.

Helping provide about 20 backpacks to start the school year off with will hopefully help at least some students start off the school year feeling supported. At the very least, some families will have one less thing to worry about. No one is really sure what the fall and next academic year will look like for anyone, really. At some point, students will be coming back to school and are going to need something to help hold their materials.

Ms. LC
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BACKPACK - MULTI-POCKET WITH BUNGEE DESIGN - LIME • School Specialty $15.52 5 $77.60
BACKPACK NYLON-GREY - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $23.99 3 $71.97

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