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Ms. Green from Minneapolis MN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brighten Our World!

My students need a bright inviting room that includes the opportunity to learn how plants live and grow!

  • $436 goal

This project expired on July 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our charter school is among the highest performing schools for African American students in the state, despite serving a student body that's primarily low-income. We emphasize a culture of high expectations and celebrate academic achievement, seeking to plant the notion “I will go to college” in each of our scholars early and often.

The students in my class are all East African and many are new to the country.

Despite many challenges they face as immigrants, they are enthusiastic and ready to learn! I would like for them to have the best academic experience they possibly can.

My Project

Our classroom is dreary, unorganized, and in desperate need of some color. We are looking for cheerful supplies to help us stay organized, promote learning, and to simply make school a more inviting place to learn and grow.

Adding plants to the classroom will not only brighten our space but will be an excellent learning opportunity for my scholars!

In this project I have included materials that students need to learn and create such as markers, highlighters, and glue. As well as microfiber facial scrubs that make great and inexpensive dry erase eraser. As well as brightly colored storage materials to make the room organized and more inviting. Plus, I've added an Aerogarden so students can have the opportunity to plant and harvest their own greens right in the classroom!

Ms. Green
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 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AeroGarden Sprout LED with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit, Black • Amazon Business $66.99 1 $66.99
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $49.09 1 $49.09
Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart, Pearlescent Multi-Color • Amazon Business $38.23 1 $38.23
IRIS 6-Case Activity Chest with Organizer Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Arteza Dry Erase Markers, White Board Pens, 12 Colors, Multicolor, Set of 48 • Amazon Business $19.68 1 $19.68
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, 1 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Assorted Colors May Vary (Blue Coconut, Dragon Fruit, Blueberry), Bulk Binders - 6 Pack • Amazon Business $18.29 1 $18.29
24 Microfiber Spa Facial Scrubbers,8 X 3-ct. Packs Random Colors • Amazon Business $16.01 1 $16.01
AeroGarden Salad Greens Mix Seed Pod Kit (6-Pod) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
AmazonBasics AMZ401 File Folders - Letter Size (100 Pack) – Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
6 Pack – Paper Organizer Basket, Classroom Plastic File Holder Colorful Bins, Teacher School Supplies Storage Baskets Organization Trays, Assorted Colored • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.19 3 $12.57
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Smead Cascading Wall Organizer, 6 Pockets, Letter Size, Gray/Bright (92060) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98

Materials cost

$335.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$370.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.31

Total project goal

$435.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$435.40

1 Donor

-$435.40

Donations toward project cost

-$370.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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