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Mr. Sardarian from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Basics to Start 2019!

Help me give my students classroom basics such as: tape, markers, pencils, planning tools and tissues to accomplish everyday tasks.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My average day in the classroom begins when I welcome my eighth-grade students, including regular, special, and emotional needs children, into our class. I want my students to succeed. My students like to participate in the school drama club, which is why I sponsor this activity. I teach in a large, diverse, K-8 high poverty school in an urban area of Philadelphia that experiences crime. Our school receives Title I funding, and the entire school is eligible for free breakfast and lunch. The students come to school eager to learn from various living situations such as single parents, foster homes, homeless shelters, or extended family living.

My students are the most eccentric, funny, and smart kids you would ever want to meet.

Our skill levels and overall level of support vary by student. Some of my students require additional academic support, and some require additional emotional support. One thing that is universal is our desire to work together.

On the first day of school, we identify ourselves as "a family." A family takes care of one another and looks out for one another. This is what we do. We work together to accomplish our goals.

My Project

My students need some basic classroom supplies to help us get started in the new calendar year. The supplies requested such as pencils, tape and markers will get us restarted in the new year with a fresh supply to move us towards June. While some of the other tools such as a clipboard organizer, desk calendar and dividers will help us organize and plan for activities in the classroom.

These supplies are imperative for my students to continue being successful in the classroom.

Basic necessities such as tissues are something we cannot take for granted. As the students catch winter colds, and seasonal allergies to come later, we go through more tissues than you could imagine.

These supplies will be most helpful in continuing along our path towards success.

Mr. Sardarian
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Envision Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, Flat Box, White, 100 Sheets/Box, 30 Boxes/Case, (47410) • Quill.com $34.84 1 $34.84
Woodcase Pencil, 144/Pk • Quill.com $22.03 1 $22.03
Intertape Duct Tape, Grey, 2"w x 60 yds • Quill.com $6.79 2 $13.58
Officemate Slim Clipboard Storage Box • Quill.com $12.99 1 $12.99
Binney & Smith Crayola Washable Skinnies Markers, Conical Tip, Assorted Colors, 64/Bx • Quill.com $10.45 1 $10.45
Avery Big Tab Insertable Dividers, Buff Paper, 8 Multicolor Tabs, Gold-Reinforced Edge, 1 Set (11111) • Quill.com $1.52 5 $7.60
2019 Quill Brand Monthly Desk Pad Black 17 x 22" (52163-19-QCC) • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09

Materials cost

$106.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.38

Total project goal

$162.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.56

3 Donors

-$69.77

Donations toward project cost

-$69.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$80.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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