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Ms. Mazerov from Las Vegas NV is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brushing Up on the Arts

My students need new paintbrushes that apply paint better than the plastic dollar store brushes we are currently using.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher in a school for students with severe mental challenges. I see that my students are faced with many obstacles both in and outside of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide them with creative and meaningful learning experiences that are age appropriate. My students are creative, clever, and very spontaneous. They like to move and love lots of positive attention.

There are things that may prevent my students from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical." From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me.

By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hoping to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

My students are currently using paintbrushes that come in a 10 pack from the dollar store. The other choice they have are children's brushes that are falling apart and leave hairs in their painting.

Students need to have the right tools for the job.

I'm giving young adults children's play toys to do a job because that is all that is available to me. I need an assortment of new paint brushes for all my students, elementary to post-secondary, to be able to create their artwork and learn the skills I am teaching them. By donating to my project, you will be providing my students with appropriate tool which will definitely improve their performance in the fine arts.

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Ms. Mazerov
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
06032-1009-Richeson Slightly Imperfect Assorted Brush Set - Set of 42 • Blick Art Materials $23.29 5 $116.45

Materials cost

$116.45

Vendor shipping charges

$11.64

State sales tax

$9.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.82

Total project goal

$198.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.80

1 Donor

-$198.80

Donations toward project cost

-$168.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.82

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$0.00

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