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Mrs. Fiorino from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Black History Month- Teaching Harlem Renaissance Thru Arts

My students need 21 packages of design papers and 4 gallons of Elmer's glue, 480 sheet package of tissue paper, 4 packages of assorted foam rollers, and 3 DVDs on African American artists.

  • $425 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

In my school I serve a diverse population of students, many are English language learners and most are living in poverty level conditions. Our school is a Title 1 school(100% qualify for free lunches). I teach art to around 500 students from grades 3-8.

Our 'budget' is non-existent this year and I need to rely on any donations I can get for our art program. Since we are coming up on Black History month we are trying to really immerse our students, particularly our middle school students in the rich history of the Harlem Renaissance.

In order to really get the full experience of the Harlem Renaissance I need more materials. We will cover artists like Romare Bearden, Horace Pippin and Jacob Lawrence. I have requested some DVD's about these artists as well as printmaking and collage materials that will be used to experiment with materials in the style of these outstanding artists.

I know it is a short time frame-- February is Black History month, but I would love to get this project started as quickly as possible. With your support, we would have the full experience of dealing with enrichment materials. Please help us have a fantastic learning experience through art. Thank you!

Mrs. Fiorino
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DESIGN PAPER/TIE DYE • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/STAINED GLASS • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/NATIVE AMERICAN • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/MIDDLE EASTERN • Blick Art Materials $4.16 2 $8.32
DESIGN PAPER/HISPANIC • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/GLOBAL VILLAGE • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/DOWN UNDER • Blick Art Materials $4.16 2 $8.32
DESIGN PAPER/CELTIC • Blick Art Materials $4.16 2 $8.32
DESIGN PAPER/ASIAN TEXTILE • Blick Art Materials $4.28 2 $8.56
DESIGN PAPER/AROUND THE WORLD • Blick Art Materials $8.32 1 $8.32
DESIGN PAPER/AMAZING ANIMAL • Blick Art Materials $4.28 1 $4.28
DESIGN PAPER/AFRICAN TEXTILE • Blick Art Materials $4.28 1 $4.28
ELMERS GLUE/GALLON SCHOOL • Blick Art Materials $10.23 4 $40.92
BLICK ART TISSUE/480SHT 20X30 • Blick Art Materials $42.28 1 $42.28
FOAM PAINT ROLLERS/2 3/8IN • Blick Art Materials $6.20 2 $12.40
FOAM ROLLERS/LARGE 16PC • Blick Art Materials $8.91 1 $8.91
FOAM ROLLERS/SMALL 12PC • Blick Art Materials $4.32 1 $4.32
MULTICURL VIDEO/BRDN VISUAL JAZZ DVD • Blick Art Materials $33.96 1 $33.96
MULTICURL VIDEO/GLRY OF EXPRESS DVD • Blick Art Materials $33.96 1 $33.96
MULTICURL VIDEO/WILL BE PEACE DVD • Blick Art Materials $33.96 1 $33.96

Materials cost

$303.91

Vendor shipping charges

$30.39

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$347.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.36

Total project goal

$424.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.22

3 Donors

-$96.00

Donations toward project cost

-$78.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.28

match offer

-$328.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$269.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.08

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$0.00

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