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Ms. Reyes from Huntington Park CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bind My Books

Help me give my students binding combs and paper so that they can create their own books.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a positive attitude about school. They are ready to learn and work hard towards achieving a better education.

My students are third graders who enjoy a school environment where working in creative and innovative tasks develops their minds.

Providing them with the support and guidance needed with their education is my priority.

Our school serves about 1100 students in grades K-5th. Our community is high poverty and our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Our school is also part of a food bank program that feeds about 500 of our families. The staff, along with parent volunteers, help create a safe learning environment for our students.

My Project

My students are beginning to develop their writing with great ideas and details. Often times these pieces of writing are just loose papers stapled together. I would love to use the plastic binding combs to make books with their creative writing pieces.

Students will be able to use the paper to print out their stories and to create illustrations.

Both creative writing, as well as art, will be enriched with these materials. Students will have complete books of their work, that they can feel proud to share with others. Writing is such a strong way for them to express their thoughts and this would be a great start to their writing journey.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $39.23 2 $78.46
Staples Comb Plastic Binding Spine, 150 Sheets, 25/Pack (17460) • Staples Advantage $4.26 4 $17.04
Staples Comb Plastic Binding Spine, 1/2" Diameter, 90 Sheets, 25/Pack (17459) • Staples Advantage $2.07 4 $8.28

Materials cost

$103.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.56

Total project goal

$170.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.40

2 Donors

-$98.00

Donations toward project cost

-$83.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.70

match offer

-$72.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.86

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$0.00

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