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Ms. w. from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

But My Parents Didn't Give Me Any Supplies

My students need paper, crayons, writing journals, glue and markers.

  • $225 goal

This project expired on January 8, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine starting the new school year with no supplies.

I am a Teaching Fellow in my sixth year of teaching.

I teach a 3rd grade special education class (multiple subjects). My classroom demographic is diverse. My students are of ages 8-10. They have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (speech/language impairment, cognitive/developmental delays, etc.), sensory impairments (visual, auditory), related health alerts (ADD/ADHD) and emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD). I have a class of 12 children this year, 7 boys and 5 girls.

My Project

As the new school year approaches I am in a state of panic because my classroom is lacking the basic supplies to create a nurturing and engaging environment. Last year I found myself spending an large amount of money on school supplies. Unfortunately my students’ parents are unable to provide them with the basic supplies for school. Because of the budget cuts facing our schools my school is unable to provide us with necessary supplies. Basic supplies like pencils, crayons and glue are not available and unfortunately I have to purchase these tools. It is unfair that my students have to be at school without the supplies that are necessary to learn. These basic supplies will allow my students to engage in daily activities without worrying about coming to school without them. It will also help me to organize my classroom and create an environment that is filled with items that my students' do not get to use at home.

With your support my students will have the necessary learning tools needed to succeed.

These supplies will alleviate the stress on the students and parents and ensure that the students are at school, ready to learn!

Ms. w.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TA50AC - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 2 $1.98
TA50BU - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
TA50BG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Blue-Green • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
TA50RD - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Red • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
TA50VT - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Violet • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
TA50LL - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Lilac • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
TA50BK - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Black • Lakeshore Learning $0.99 1 $0.99
AA696 - Lakeshore Scissors Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
SDW1070 - Magnet Dots • Lakeshore Learning $7.99 1 $7.99
AA702 - Roll-On Confetti Glue • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TB114 - Removable Mounting Putty • Lakeshore Learning $3.99 2 $7.98
RS261 - Help-Yourself Glue Tubes • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
LA797 - Best-Buy Colored Pencils - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $2.49 5 $12.45
Purple Tree Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Retro Bloom Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Anime Flowers Journal - Medium Incorporated Piccadilly Enterprises • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Hokusai Wave Journal - Medium Staff of Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Panther & Cobra Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Floral Butterfly Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Cherry Blossoms Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
Surfing Journal - Medium Piccadilly • Barnes and Noble $2.84 2 $5.68
EXPO SCENTS MARKERS, CHISEL -- Expo Scents Dry-Erase Markers; Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors • Quill $16.19 1 $16.19

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