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  • $1,022 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Holman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 27 donors
  • $0 still needed

Classroom Essentials!

My students need mailboxes and seat sacks to keep their classwork and supplies, individual whiteboards, dry erase markers, and scissors.

My Students

My students try their best to keep their desks neat and turn in their homework on time, but my classroom lacks a good place for students to store all of papers we go through each day. We're also lacking a couple other classroom essentials that my students can't afford to buy for themselves.

I teach a class of 29 bright and eager scholars.

Our school is in its first year of a turnaround operation. My students have a lot of progress to make by the end of the year to be ready for 4th grade. Most of my students are at least one year behind grade level, and some are two or more years behind grade level.

My Project

It's crucial for my students to keep their papers organized so that I can grade and track their progress. Mailboxes and seat sacks are the perfect solution to this problem. My students will have a special place to put all of their papers so that they will not get lost, shuffled, or thrown away! My students work hard during class and have a lot of evidence to show for this, and I hate to see their hard work becoming trash because there is no good place to put it! Individual whiteboards, dry erase markers, and scissors are three essential classroom resources that I've been lacking. Having all of these things opens the door for more creative projects and activities. Having these resources will also help to reduce fighting over the scarce supplies in my room!

Most of my kids can't afford their own school supplies.

I am happy to provide them what I can, but unfortunately I'm not able to give them everything they need. Many of my students don't have backpacks, so oftentimes there are problems with students failing to bring homework to and from school. I want to provide my students with the resources they need to set them up for success. A good storage place for their work and a few new supplies will go a long way in my classroom!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12''-17'' ORIGINAL ONE SIZE GREEN • School Specialty Inc. $12.34 30 $370.20
SCISSORS KIDS 5IN POINTED TIP AGES 6+ PURPLE OR GREEN • School Specialty Inc. $1.04 20 $20.80
ORGANIZER MAILBOX 30 SECTION 48X11 3/4X20 3/8 • School Specialty Inc. $239.37 1 $239.37
MARKER EXPO DRY ERASE LOW ODOR BLACK CHISEL PACK OF 12 • School Specialty Inc. $15.19 2 $30.38
DRY ERASE BOARD RED AND BLUE DUAL SIDE 9X12 PACK OF 24. • School Specialty Inc. $91.19 1 $91.19

Materials cost

$751.94

Vendor shipping charges

$75.19

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$868.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.25

Total project goal

$1,021.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,021.66

25 Donors

-$690.30

Donations toward project cost

-$587.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.79

Matching donations from our partners

-$330.47

Match offers toward project cost

-$280.90

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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27 donors27 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 29 students.

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