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  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Caple
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Brightening Up the Building with Colorful Chairs

My students need a variety of acrylic paints so they can design and decorate 6 vintage wooden chairs to brighten up their school.

My Students

"By my teaching I hope to inspire you to personal activity and to present your vision." Robert Henri (1865-1929) My students are very anxious to make our school more beautiful. One way would be to paint 6 vintage (old) chairs for visitors and staff alike to enjoy throughout the building.

I see almost 300 students each week at my school.

We are located in an area where about half of our students are receiving free or reduced lunch. There is also a big percentage of students who are learning English as their second language. All of my students are very motivated and want to do well in school. When the students walk into the art room they are so happy and excited to get busy on the latest project. They enjoy working on individual projects, as well as working together as a group.

My Project

At my school we strive to create a warm and inviting environment for students, staff, and visitors. We have 6 old wooden chairs that my students are very anxious to paint. They take great pride in their school and want to do something to contribute to the environment. My art budget does not go very far thus I have already used almost all of the money this year just on the basic supplies. My students need a variety of acrylic paints. Acrylic paints are too expensive for my budget, but are the perfect medium to use on the wooden chairs. Once the chairs are painted, who knows what other objects we will find to paint to help beautify the school.

Please help us beautify our school.

The paint we are requesting seems simple, but is necessary for our project. My students don't know you, but they thank you for all of your help and support. They love painting. Thank you in advance for your time, your help, your support of the arts and our classroom! We truly appreciate your assistance and everything that you do to enhance our students' educational experiences.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLICKRYLIC/MIXING PINT 6/SET • Blick Art Materials $22.86 2 $45.72
BLICKRYLIC/BASIC PINT 6/SET • Blick Art Materials $22.86 2 $45.72
BLICKRYLIC/BLCKOUT WHT QT • Blick Art Materials $6.21 2 $12.42
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $8.95 1 $8.95

Materials cost

$112.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.69

Total project goal

$177.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.96

2 Donors

-$83.97

Donations toward project cost

-$71.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.59

Matching donations from our partners

-$93.99

Match offers toward project cost

-$79.89

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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