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Ms. Phillips from Port Arthur TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Christmas Is Coming

Help me give my students a Christmas to remember in our classroom. We need a Christmas tree, tree skirt and party supplies to help us have a memorable and fun party.

  • $237 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in a low-income neighborhood school that was unfortunately in the Hurricane Harvey impact zone. Our community received over 50 inches of water in about a 24 hour period. Many of our students are English language learners which can be challenging. These students benefit from hands-on learning, which helps foster language acquisition and mathematics skills.

Last schoool year, before school started, Hurricane Harvey hit our area and water was in 80-90% of the homes in our town.

My children have very little to begin the school year with. I would like for them to have as normal of a school year as possible. I love teaching these children because they are eager to learn even with all the devastation, they have seen in their little lives.

My Project

My students were directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey last school and because of the hurricane, many were in temporary housing.

I would like to give my students the kind of Christmas experience they may not get at home.

Our classroom Christmas tree last year was donated to a family who could not otherwise afford to get one. I would like to have a new tree and tree skirt in order to have it for this year and future years for my students. My student also deserve a nice Christmas party as some of them may only celebrate at school (and not at home.) I would like to make this Christmas season very memorable for them by having a "classroom family" party with plates and napkins. Please help make this a reality!

Ms. Phillips
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Tree 6.5 Foot Kingswood Fir Pencil Tree with 250 Clear Lights, Hinged (KW7-300-65) • Amazon Business $81.71 1 $81.71
Creative Converting 321824 96 Count Sturdy Style Dessert/Small Paper Plates, Buffalo Plaid • Amazon Business $31.20 1 $31.20
EDLDECCO 48 inch Christmas Tree Skirt with Red and Black Buffalo Check Tree Skirt Double layers a Fine Decorative Handicraft for Holiday Party • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
Buffalo Plaid Beverage Napkins, 48 Count • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90

Materials cost

$168.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$201.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.53

Total project goal

$236.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.84

5 Donors

-$117.18

Donations toward project cost

-$101.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.48

match offer

-$117.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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