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  • $640 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Gilstrap
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Can I sharpen my pencil, please?

The cost of various classroom materials, such as markers, pencil sharpener and an inkjet cartridge is $640, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

My classroom consists of 20 precious students, seven of which are in resource (special education) but are mainstreamed into my class. I also have five gifted/talented students, as well as a gifted/talented "pull-out" science class. The district in which I teach has very limited funding. We are a very rural, poor county. Teachers are given a small amount of money at the beginning of each school year to buy necessary supplies (such as copy paper, overhead pens, and transparencies). By the time we buy the basic necessities, the district's money has been used. Everything that is not part of the basics are left up to the teacher to buy. I am in need of some basic school necessities. I need an overhead projector cart (as the table I am currently using is old and wobbly), and a stool to meet the height requirements of the new cart. I am also in desperate need of some pencil sharpeners, as well as overhead pens, white-board markers, transparencies, ink for my printer, and other basic supplies. I have been buying these supplies year after year with my own money, but since the recent birth of my second child, money is a bit tighter than usual. Your help will be greatly appreciated!!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OVERHEAD PROJECTOR TABLE -- Luxor Overhead Projector Carts; 32Hx39-3/4Wx17-1/4"D • Quill Corporation $125.99 1 $125.99
ALL-PURPOSE STOOL W/UPHOLSTERED PADDED VINYL SEAT -- Edsal All-purpose Stools; Padded seat/backrest stool, Grey • Quill Corporation $68.39 1 $68.39
KP-150 ELECTRIC PENCIL SHARPENER,TOP FEED -- Panasonic Heavy-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill Corporation $31.49 2 $62.98
QUILL COMPATIBLE LEXMARK 10N0026 COLOR INKJET CARTRIDGE -- Quill 7110026 Remanufactured Inkjet Cartridge for Lexmark 10N0026; Tri-Color • Quill Corporation $22.49 1 $22.49
QUILL REMANUFACTURED LEXMARK 10N0016 INKJET CARTRIDGE -- Quill 7110016 Remanufactured Inkjet Cartridge for Lexmark 10N0016; Black • Quill Corporation $21.59 2 $43.18
SANFORD VIS-A-VIS TRANSPARENCY MARKER -- Sanford Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Transparency Markers; Fine Point, Red • Quill Corporation $10.79 1 $10.79
SANFORD VIS-A-VIS TRANSPARENCY MARKER -- Sanford Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Transparency Markers; Fine Point, Black • Quill Corporation $10.79 1 $10.79
SANFORD VIS-A-VIS TRANSPARENCY MARKER -- Sanford Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Transparency Markers; Fine Point, Blue • Quill Corporation $10.79 1 $10.79
QUILL TRANSPARENCIES, NOT FOR COPIERS, WRITE-ON SHEETS -- Quill Write-On Transparency Film • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
QUILL DRY ERASE MARKER CHS TIP -- Quill Dry Erase Markers; Red • Quill Corporation $8.99 1 $8.99
QUILL DRY ERASE MARKERS CHISEL TIP -- Quill Dry-Erase Markers; Black • Quill Corporation $8.99 1 $8.99
QUILL DRY ERASE MARKER CHS TIP -- Quill Dry Erase Markers; Green • Quill Corporation $8.99 1 $8.99
MARKER F/OVERHEAD PROJECTION, FINE POINT IN A 8-COLOR SET -- Dixon Vis-Aid Transparency Markers; 8-Color Set • Quill Corporation $8.09 1 $8.09
VIS- -VIS WET-ERASE FINE-8PK -- Sanford Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Transparency Markers; Fine Point, 8-Color Set • Quill Corporation $7.10 1 $7.10
POLY TRANSPARENT ENVELOPES, LEGAL SIZE -- Quill Poly Transparent String Envelopes; Legal-Size, Assorted • Quill Corporation $4.49 1 $4.49
MARKER F/OVERHEAD PROJECTION, FINE POINT IN A 4-COLOR SET -- Dixon Vis-Aid Transparency Markers; 4-Color Set • Quill Corporation $4.31 1 $4.31
SANFORD VIS-A-VIS FINE TRANSPARENCY MARKERS, 4-MARKER SET -- Sanford Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Transparency Markers; Fine Point, 4-Color Set • Quill Corporation $4.13 1 $4.13
QUILL DRY ERASE MARKERS CHISEL TIP -- Quill Dry Erase Markers; 4-Color Set • Quill Corporation $3.59 1 $3.59
QUILL DRY ERASE MARKERS CHISEL TIP -- Quill Dry Erase Markers; 4-Color Set • Quill Corporation $3.59 1 $3.59
CRAYOLA WASHABLE TROPICAL MARKERS, CONICAL TIP -- Crayola Tropical Colors Broad-Tip Markers; Washable • Quill Corporation $3.41 1 $3.41
TROPICAL MARKERS,CONICAL TIP -- Crayola Tropical Colors Broad-Tip Markers; Original • Quill Corporation $2.69 1 $2.69
CRAYOLA CLASSIC MARKERS, WATER-BASED FINE POINT -- Crayola Classic Colors Regular Markers; Fine Tip • Quill Corporation $2.69 1 $2.69
CRAYOLA CLASSIC MARKERS, WATER-BASED BROAD TIP -- Crayola Classic Colors Regular Markers; Broad Tip • Quill Corporation $2.69 1 $2.69
EXPO WHITE BOARD CLEANER -- Sanford Expo Dry-Erase Surface Cleaners; 8-oz. Pump Bottle • Quill Corporation $2.69 4 $10.76

Materials cost

$450.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$524.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.20

Total project goal

$640.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$640.00

4 Donors

-$548.00

Donations toward project cost

-$525.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$92.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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