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Ms. C. from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Basics

My students need basic items such as pens, folders, and markers to make them successful in school! They also need basic cleaning items to keep them healthy from the spread of germs!

  • $581 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school on the lower east side of Manhattan. Many of our students receive free or reduced lunch, and those who go to college will be the first in their family for many of them. The students here know the importance of graduating high school and attending the best college possible for them. Students are given the chance to shine and rise above any situation they are in. My students want to make a difference in their school and their future.

My Project

My students do not come to school with the necessary basic items for them to be successful. They need to borrow pens constantly as well as folders to keep their work neat and in one place! To help their creativity for projects the need for construction paper and color markers are needed. I want to keep my classroom as clean as possible so by having the basic cleaning supplies of tissues, paper towels, and wipes that will help keep more of us healthy during the school year. Of course, a labeler will help ensure all items stay in the classroom or to help identify those items that will belong to students so others​ don't take the wrong folders.

Ms. C.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Non-Washable Markers, Broad Tip, Assorted Colors, 256/Box • $76.49 1 $76.49
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners Assorted • $9.34 6 $56.04
Angel Soft Professional Series Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, White Premium, Flat Box, 100 Sheets/Box, 30 Boxes/Case (48580) • $45.30 1 $45.30
Brother TZe Series Tape, 1/2", Black Lettering on White Label Tape, 2-Pack • $36.99 1 $36.99
Quill Brand Paper Towels, 100% Recycled, 2-Ply, White, 85 Sheets/Roll, 30 Rolls/Case (7HH290) • $28.04 1 $28.04
Brother PTD400 Label Maker • $24.99 1 $24.99
Pentel EnerGel RTX Rollerball Gel Pens, 0.7 mm Medium, Purple, Dozen • $20.15 1 $20.15
Quill Brand Anchor Security Pen with Chain and Base, Medium Point (0.7mm), Black (31587) • $3.65 5 $18.25
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Blue, 60/Pk (GSM609BE) • $5.77 3 $17.31
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel-Ink Rolling Ball Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Purple, Dozen (31029) • $16.99 1 $16.99
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel-Ink Rolling Ball Pens, Bold Point (1.0mm), Blue, Dozen (31257) • $16.99 1 $16.99
Pilot FriXion Ball Clicker Erasable Retractable Gel-Ink Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Assorted, 7/Pk (31472) • $14.44 1 $14.44
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 75 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Value Pack (30208) • $12.74 1 $12.74
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 8/Pack • $11.72 1 $11.72
Pilot FriXion ColorSticks Erasable Gel-Ink Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Assorted, 10/Pk (32454) • $10.99 1 $10.99
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.2mm), Green, Dozen (GSMG11GN) • $2.46 4 $9.84
JAM Paper Mailing Address Labels, 2 x 4, Neon Green, 120/pack (354328017) • $9.77 1 $9.77
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (22478) • $8.39 1 $8.39
Duracell Alkaline "AA" Batteries, 8-Pack • $7.98 1 $7.98
Quill Brand Construction Paper Assorted Colors, 9x12", 200 Sheets • $3.82 2 $7.64
Ampad Mini Notepads, 3" x 5", 3/Pack • $3.05 1 $3.05
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.2mm), Purple, Dozen (GSMG11PE) • $2.46 1 $2.46

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