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Mrs. Brandon from Gilchrist OR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building an Art Curriculum for Students!

My students need basic supplies to start an art program including acrylic and watercolor paints, oil pastels, clay, storage boxes, canvas, paper, tray palettes, and easels.

  • $746 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a small rural school located in Gilchrist, Oregon. Gilchrist is an old timber mill town built during the Great Depression. However, the town has dropped in population over the years during the recent recession Today, the town population is small and transient. We have about 90 students in the middle school and high school. The school is unable to offer many electives for students due to low staffing. We are also an hour and half away from it district office in Klamath Falls. This means our staff and students have limited resources and services.

My Project

Our school is small with limited staff and resources. Our middle school and high school students do not have many elective options despite their many talents. We have plenty of talented and artistic students who express a great interest in art. Unfortunately, we do not have the staffing or funding to start an art program.

I have worked with my administration to integrate basic art education and projects into my social studies curriculum.

I will also be starting an after school art option. However, I currently have no supplies to get started since our school has never had an art program. To get started, I need these requested acrylic and watercolor paints, gel pens, oil pastels, clay, storage boxes, canvas, paper, tray palettes, and easels. These materials will be used by students for different art projects.

Thank you for considering our small school for your generous donation!

Mrs. Brandon
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
US Art Supply Table Top Aluminum Tri-Pod Artist & Display Easel 10-Easels (Large - Double Arm) • Amazon Business $79.96 1 $79.96
ArtBin Super Satchel Double Deep with Removable Dividers, Clear Art Craft Storage Container Box, 6990ZZ, 3 Pack, Clear 3 Pack • Amazon Business $76.51 1 $76.51
Professional Bib Apron (Set of 12, Black, 32 by 28 Inches) - Durable, Comfortable, Easy Care - by Utopia Wear • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
US Art Supply Multi-pack 6-Ea of 5 x 7, 8 x 10 , 9 x 12, 11 x 14 inch. Professional Quality Medium Artist Canvas Panel Assortment Pack (24 Total Panels) • Amazon Business $24.96 2 $49.92
ArtBin Marker Storage Satchel with 1-Marker Tray and 2 Dividers; Clear Storage Container, 6934AB • Amazon Business $10.60 4 $42.40
Colore Acrylic Paint Set - 24 Colors • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
AMACO 46317P 25 -Pound Air Dry Clay, Moist, Gray • Amazon Business $27.36 1 $27.36
Artlicious - 25 All Purpose Paint Brush Value Pack - Great with Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Gouache • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
240 Gel Pens Set Including Bonus Art Coloring Book - 120 Unique Colors pens with the case + 120 Free Refills. Perfect for Drawing, Scrapbooking, Coloring, Doodling, Sketching and Craft • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Tosnail White Paint Tray Palettes with Ten-well Thumb Hole - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
US Art Supply 24-Pack of 8 X 10 inch Professional Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Panel Boards for Painting 2 - 12-Packs (1 Full Case of 24 Single Canvas Board Panels) • Amazon Business $19.96 1 $19.96
Meuxan 33PCS Clay & Pottery Sculpting Tool Kit with Canvas Storage Case • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
Juya Paper Quilling Kits with 30 Colors 600 Strips and 8 Tools (Width:3mm with Glue, Blue Tools) • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
DOURA Origami Paper 750 Sheets Economy Pack with Storage -80gsm- 6 inch Square Sheet - 25 Vivid Colors for Gifts • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
US Art Supply Deluxe Brush Cleaner-Brush Washer with Wash Tank • Amazon Business $14.96 1 $14.96
U.S. Art Supply 9" x 12" Premium Spiral Bound Sketch Pad, Pad of 100-Sheets, 60 Pound (100gsm) (Pack of 2 Pads) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
U.S. Art Supply Professional 24 Color Set of Art Oil Paint in 12ml Tubes - Rich Vivid Colors for Artists, Students, Beginners - Canvas Portrait Paintings • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Madisi Watercolor Paint Set - 24 Vivid Colors, 12 ML Tubes • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Royal Langnickel 22-Sheet Oil and Acrylic Essentials Artist Paper Pad, 9-Inch by 12-Inch • Amazon Business $7.05 1 $7.05

Materials cost

$595.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$633.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.88

Total project goal

$745.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$745.87

5 Donors

-$687.05

Donations toward project cost

-$591.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.56

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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