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Ms. Beck from Saint Louis MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brush Crush

My students need paint brushes for watercolor tempera and acrylic paints.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Middle school is full of impacting experiences. In my opinion, art is one those classes where the students come with high expectations for learning. One hundred percent of my students participate in the free and reduced-price lunch program, and every one of them comes from a community that has many challenges economically and socially.

The highlight of their day is knowing that they will be able to come to art class and walk away with a project that speaks to their self-expressive souls.

These students come to school daily with the hopes and dreams that one day they will be able to become productive citizens of their community.

My Project

We love to paint! Painting is a relaxing and calming activity that produces unique images that are self-expressive and original. Most students can not wait to paint in art class. The teacher just hopes to provide them with the necessary materials.

Specific paint brushes are essential tools for smooth and accurate application.

We will have several projects that require paint and paint brushes. We will be using them for portrait making and full coverage of masks, sculptures and landscapes. If you are familiar with watercolor, then you know that it is a very different material than acrylic paint. Therefore it would be very helpful to have the appropriate tools for certain mediums.

Ms. Beck
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRUSH ROYAL BRUSH BIG KIDS CHOICE CLASSSROOM CADDIETM SET OF 72 • School Specialty $82.35 1 $82.35
BRUSH WHITE BRISTLE CLASS PACK SET OF 72 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $49.98 1 $49.98
BRUSH WATERCOLOR SHORT HANDLE SCHOOL SMART SET OF 72 • School Specialty $38.62 1 $38.62
BRUSH WHITE BRISTLE 3/4 IN SH - SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $13.91 2 $27.82
KNIVES REEVES PAINTING SET OF 6 • School Specialty $15.61 1 $15.61

Materials cost

$214.38

Vendor shipping charges

$21.44

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$269.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.48

Total project goal

$316.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.52

2 Donors

-$316.52

Donations toward project cost

-$269.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.48

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$0.00

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