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Ms. Riley from Washington DC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bonkers for Binders!

My students need binders that zip! When traveling from class to class, these binders will ensure that students can keep all materials and a book together at all times.

  • $890 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are a diverse group of motivated, hard-working and passionate learners. Living in an urban neighborhood in Northwest Washington, DC, some of our students find themselves below grade level or struggling to learn English. However, we provide all the resources and support to help these students reach grade level expectations by the end of each school year, by teaching them to work through the curriculum at their own pace.

At our school, we emphasize that education is journey and not a competition.

Through personal devices for all students grades 3-8; free breakfast, lunch and snack every day; and an extended school day so there is time for mentorship and intervention, our students are equipped with the power to overcome any challenges and reach any and all of their personal goals.

My Project

My students travel to seven different classes a day, for which they need supplies. These zipper binders will help my students stay organized and keep them from forgetting supplies and books in other classes.

With a high amount of our students coming from low-income homes, it can be difficult for families to buy this expensive supply.

In addition, we want to be able to have every student feel successful and organized as they get ready to embark on a new school for middle school.

As a school that provides a home visit for every student, we work very closely with families to create a support team for students. We get to know the family's wants and needs very well. Helping provide supplies is definitely a need for our student's families.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Case•it D-251 Purple 2" Zipper Binder • Staples Advantage $19.29 35 $675.15

Materials cost

$675.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$755.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.37

Total project goal

$889.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$889.16

1 Donor

-$889.16

Donations toward project cost

-$755.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.37

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$0.00

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