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Ms. W. from Gaithersburg MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Materials

My students need colored pencils, scissors, rulers, markers, and more for making posters and other in class activities.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My 152 students are a diverse group with no racial majority. They come from all different backgrounds and have a variety of needs. Most of them are coming in with a negative view on learning science, so it is my job to show them how exciting learning and investigating can be.

I am a first year teacher, with very few materials to work with.

Instead of going broke to fund my classroom, I am looking for the support of others.

My Project

My students are in need of resources including colored pencils, markers, scissors and rulers so they can make posters and participate in other activities that involve drawing, cutting and creating. My classroom currently has one set of colored pencils for everyone so there is a LOT of sharing going on.

It would be nice to have all of the materials we need to create posters and more!

i have also requested some miscellaneous items such as a first aid kit, which my classroom also needs. As a first year teacher, I am finally realizing what I am going to need for next year. So if this gets funded late, then next year's students will benefit.

Ms. W.
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL COLORED 7'' 10-COLORS PACK OF 250 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $30.88 1 $30.88
MARKERS DRY ERASE MARKS-A-LOT LOW ODOR ASST SET/24 • School Specialty $25.06 1 $25.06
FIRST AID KIT-10 PERSON W-PLASTIC CASE • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
SCISSORS KIDS 5IN POINTED SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $14.83 1 $14.83
DOTTED SWIRLS MAGNETIC BORDER 12 IN LONG PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.32 1 $5.32
RULER PLASTIC CLEAR 12'' PACK OF 10 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $3.61 1 $3.61
MAGNETIC STRIP 1/2X10' RUBBER - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $3.05 1 $3.05

Materials cost

$106.39

Vendor shipping charges

$10.64

State sales tax

$6.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.35

Total project goal

$182.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.36

3 Donors

-$123.54

Donations toward project cost

-$112.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.03

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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