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Ms. Alvin from Hinesville GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Manipulatives & Pencils....Oh La La!

Help me give my students the tools they need to be successful scholars!

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach students that come from a variety of different backgrounds including those from low-income families. I also teach students from military families who experience many transitions. The students that I serve are affected by the many changes in life such as homelessness, deployment and stressful home life, to name a few. At school, they feel safe. My students are eager and ready to learn each day they walk through the door.

I want my students to be lifelong learners who will always strive for success.

I am a math teacher but I also teach life lessons.

My Project

My students love to read and because most of them have been here since Kindergarten, a variety of books about diversity is just what they need. These books will provide them literacy comprehension and open them up to a whole new genre of books. The math manipulatives to help with multiplication will provide students with the practice they need to master their math facts.

Pencils, Pencils, Pencils are the hottest item in my classroom.

Students would prefer to use my pencils instead of the many they have in their pencils pouches. I want to be able to provide them with this necessary tool.

Ms. Alvin
Grades 3-5
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
Smilemakers Toy & Pencil Samplers, Groovy Pencils • Quill.com $60.29 1 $60.29
Anglegs® Smart Pack • AKJ Education $7.29 5 $36.45
Moon Products Woodcase Pencil, HB #2, Assorted Colors, 144/Box • Quill.com $34.19 1 $34.19
Eight Days • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Red Pencil • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Harvesting Hope • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Multifactor • AKJ Education $12.60 1 $12.60
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wonder • AKJ Education $9.78 1 $9.78
The People Could Fly • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
American Born Chinese • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Ball Don't Lie • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Heart and Soul • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Too Many Tamales • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
I Love My Hair! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Dad, Jackie, and Me • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the March on Washington? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$284.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$338.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.75

Total project goal

$398.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.33

3 Donors

-$212.26

Donations toward project cost

-$187.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.34

Matching donations from our partners

-$177.25

Match offers toward project cost

-$150.66

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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