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Mrs. Ketchum from Springfield OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cannot Stop the Learning Here

My students need books, paper and supplies to create their own books to share with their family and friends.

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 20 fun and energetic students who love to be in school. They love to move around and get their wiggles out. With a classroom of 20 students, I want to give them more challenging books as well as teach them how to create their own! They love to learn and explore the world around.

We are out of common materials for the classroom.

The students are great about using what we have but we need more classroom materials to finish out the year. They are unique and love to explore the world around them. I believe that they need to be able to concentrate on needs. They need engaging and fun books that are at their level. I love the idea of being able to print out the books so they can take them home and practice! I cannot do this without paper and ink. I cannot laminate without lamination film to keep the books for more than one year. We have many books but most are beginning to be too easy for them! With my printer, I can print thousands of pages to make books but not without the materials to print.

My Project

My students need paper and books to learn how create their own books. They need to be able to see how stories are created and how to write correctly. They need their own books to study and get ideas from. They love reading and the ink will be used in our new printer. The markers will be used for learning how to write their letters. The lamination will be used to preserve their books that they are creating! I know that these students will gain so much from having materials to get them through the rest of the school year.

Mrs. Ketchum
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Multiple Copy Set) - Box of 144 Books / 24 Titles (6 Copies Each) / Pre-K–K • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $99.00 1 $99.00
Staples Copy Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size • Staples Advantage $34.28 2 $68.56
Epson EcoTank Ink Bottle Color Multipack, (T502520-S) • Staples Advantage $41.99 1 $41.99
Epson EcoTank Ink Bottle Black • Staples Advantage $19.99 1 $19.99
Fellowes Business Card Laminating Pouch, 5 mil, 2-1/4"H x 3-3/4"W, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $10.33 1 $10.33
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Ultra Fine Tip, Black, 4/pk (1871774) • Staples Advantage $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$246.86

Vendor shipping charges

$9.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.26

Total project goal

$341.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.72

7 Donors

-$284.19

Donations toward project cost

-$252.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.98

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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