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Ms. Smirk from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cleaning Up the Germs

Help me give my students a clean classroom with paper towels, Clorox wipes and spray.

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in the heart of Brooklyn, NY. It includes students from Pre-K to eighth grade, and it is a melting pot of descendants from the West Indies. The school is in a high poverty area, and about 95% of the students in the school receive free lunch. There are 18 energetic, three and four-year-old children in my class but there are not a lot of funds to enrich these students' education because of the budget cuts and although our families give us support they can't always help out financially.

My Project

I work very hard to make sure my classroom is a safe and clean environment for all of my students. They touch every surface in the room, which means I need to constantly clean all of these surfaces.

Paper towels, Clorox wipes, Clorox spray and Lysol spray are the tools I need to keep the room clean.

Young children are still learning how to wash their hands regularly and how to cover their mouths when they sneeze and cough. They also love putting everything from their fingers to toys in their mouths. Keeping all of these germs under control is my job and I need cleaning supplies to do it.

Ms. Smirk
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent, 75 Wipes/Canister (15949) • Quill.com $5.29 21 $111.09
Brawny Pick-a-Size Paper Towels, 2-Ply, White, 87 Sheets/Roll, 24 Large Rolls/Carton (44133) • Quill.com $33.65 3 $100.95
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom Scent, 80 Wipes/Canister, 4/Pack (90641) • Quill.com $15.12 4 $60.48
Lysol Neutra Air Sanitizing Spray, Revitalizing Fresh Breeze, 10 oz. • Quill.com $4.24 4 $16.96
Clorox Clean-Up Disinfectant Cleaner With Bleach, 32 oz. • Quill.com $4.79 2 $9.58

Materials cost

$299.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.86

Total project goal

$392.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.41

3 Donors

-$238.00

Donations toward project cost

-$217.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

match offer

-$136.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$116.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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