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Ms. K. from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Behind the Scenes Necessities

Help me give my students laminating sheets, paper, tissues, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes to keep our classroom running smoothly.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing; my students are silly; my students are smart, and my students want to learn more! My students are all special education students with a variety of learning, behavioral, and emotional disabilities who attend a school in a high-need community on the northwest side of Chicago.

Despite the challenges they face both inside and outside the classroom, my students all want to learn and work hard every single day.

However, my students often do not have the resources they need to be the most successful. These students already have so many factors working against them; lack of resources should not be one of them. Being in the special education classroom for part of the day actually means they have fewer resources than their typically developing peers have, as resources often go to the general education classrooms first. Therefore, students with the highest needs often have the fewest resources, especially materials that are at their level and accessible to them. My students are amazing and have made great strides despite this lack of resources, but I can only imagine the successful young men and women they will become with the resources necessary to help them achieve.

My Project

Making sure my classroom continues to run smoothly is crucial for my students' success.

Every day when they enter my classroom, it is my responsibility to make sure they have all the necessary materials to meet students' academic, social-emotional, and hygiene needs.

While some of these materials, such as printed worksheets, pencils, expo markers, and instructional games are obvious, other materials, such as tissues, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes, are just as important to maintaining a clean and health classroom environment. With this project, paper and laminating sheets will be used to print worksheets and make different learning games. The tissues, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes will be used to make sure our classroom can stay clean and inviting.

Ms. K.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Letter Size Laminating Pouch 9 x 11.5in, 100-pack • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 8 Ream Case / 4,000 Sheets (113640C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $27.18 1 $27.18
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 8 Family Boxes, 120 Tissues per Box • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes 320 ct, 2 Lemon + 2 Ocean, (4x80ct),Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
Mountain Falls Advanced Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E and Aloe, Pump Bottle, 8 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26

Materials cost

$106.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.38

Total project goal

$162.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.54

2 Donors

-$141.16

Donations toward project cost

-$138.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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