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Mrs. Poleski from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calling for Basic Classroom Necessities

My students need basic classroom supplies such as copy paper, wipes, band-aids, and a stapler.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

In my classroom, I want to create lifelong learners. My students come into the classroom every day with excitement to learn something new. They come from low-income families who struggle with providing the essentials such a warm meal. Their enthusiasm for learning is contagious. About 90% of the students at our school receive free or reduced-price meals.

My students are eager to learn and absorb the information presented to them.

I believe I am teaching future leaders of tomorrow.

My Project

All classrooms need basic supplies in order for the students to learn. I need copy paper for student lab sheets. My students collect data during classroom activities and record their results on their student activity sheets. Often, the activities require several sheets that require stapling. In order to help students stay organizer, we need a stapler.

Every student deserves to have basic needs met.

My lab tables need to sanitized frequently in order to prevent the spread of germs. There have been several times throughout the year in which students need band-aids. Instead of sending them to the nurse, I would love to quickly provide a band-aid, so they don't miss out on 20 minutes of instruction.

Mrs. Poleski
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 96 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Copy Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size • Staples Advantage $34.28 1 $34.28
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 35 Count Canister, 3 Canister/Pack, 105 Wipes/Pack • Staples Advantage $8.79 3 $26.37
Stanley Bostitch Full-Strip Classic Desktop Stapler • Staples Advantage $14.79 1 $14.79
Heavy Duty Shipping Packing Tape, 1.88" x 54.6 yds, Clear, 3/Pack (601375) • Staples Advantage $11.99 1 $11.99
PhysiciansCare Bandages, 1" x 3" Plastic Bandages, 100/Box • Staples Advantage $8.69 1 $8.69
Staples Tape Dispenser, 1" Core, Black • Staples Advantage $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$100.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.32

Total project goal

$155.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.44

2 Donors

-$90.22

Donations toward project cost

-$76.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.53

match offer

-$65.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.78

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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