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Ms. Fayard from Gulfport MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Basics

Help me give my students a classroom that can be functional and creative with pencils, a pencil sharpener, paper, and other basic supplies.

  • $581 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a spirited bunch of individuals. They enjoy communicating with others especially in this ever evolving world of technology. They do not particularly enjoy reading but I hope by the end of the year we can all share the pleasure that it brings to myself. We want to use reading to take us to a different world for just a little while so we can use our imaginations. They like action-packed stories and books. We look forward to seeing what adventure is next.

My Project

Many of my students live below the poverty line and do not have the extra money for school supplies. I am asked several times a day for essentials like paper and pencils. I want all children to be successful and even the little things make it possible, which is why I am requesting classroom basics. I have a pencil sharpener in my room currently but it is borrowed from another teacher for the time. I want my students to fall in love with reading and writing as much as possible. I plan to use the pencils and paper for students to write essays about different topics. I also teach Social Studies which I plan on utilizing the map poster of the United States to teach students about the geography and the way the climate of different states impact the economy. Allowing students to be creative in an educational environment will only make them better people going into the future.

Ms. Fayard
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent, 75 Count Canister, 6 Canister/Case • Quill.com $25.99 2 $51.98
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Blue, 500 sheets • Quill.com $11.89 4 $47.56
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill.com $45.04 1 $45.04
Woodcase Pencil, 144/Pk • Quill.com $22.03 2 $44.06
Quill Brand Standard Green 100% Recycled Hanging File Folders 1/5-Cut Adjustable Tabs, Letter Size, 25/BX • Quill.com $12.99 3 $38.97
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $31.44 1 $31.44
Kleenex Facial Tissue, Flat Box, 2-Ply, 160 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack (37392) • Quill.com $5.09 5 $25.45
Roaring Spring Wide-Ruled Loose Notebook Filler Paper, 300 Sheets Per Pack • Quill.com $4.67 5 $23.35
Quill Brand Invisible Tape, Matte Finish, 3/4" x 36 yds., 12 Rolls (765002PK) • Quill.com $19.99 1 $19.99
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Quill.com $19.99 1 $19.99
Quill Brand Pink Wedge Erasers, 12/Pk (27670) • Quill.com $4.50 4 $18.00
JAM Paper Modern Tape Dispenser, Purple, Sold Individually (338PU) • Quill.com $14.02 1 $14.02
Melissa & Doug Large USA Map, 18.2" x 11.6" x 0.45", (95) • Quill.com $13.42 1 $13.42
Quill Brand Standard Staples, 1/4", 5000/Box (35065) • Quill.com $2.99 3 $8.97
Ashley Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Maroon Paw • Quill.com $4.24 2 $8.48
Carter's Micropore Stamp Pads, 3-1/4x6-1/4", Red • Quill.com $7.81 1 $7.81
Quill Brand Stackable Paper Trays Letter Size, Black, 2/Pack • Quill.com $5.52 1 $5.52
Creative Teaching Press Stickers, Poppin' Patterns Bright Star • Quill.com $3.39 1 $3.39

Materials cost

$427.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$493.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.14

Total project goal

$580.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$580.91

2 Donors

-$290.46

Donations toward project cost

-$246.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.57

match offer

-$290.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$246.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.57

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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