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Mrs. Oliver from Louisville KY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

College Dorm Basket Project

My students need laundry baskets, cleaning supplies, towels and more to successfully transition to college life!

  • $890 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a historically black high school in the downtown business district of Louisville, Kentucky. We house nine different types of magnet programs that help our students prepare for college and the world of work. Our students are excited about going to college. Approximately 80% of our senior class has been admitted to one or more colleges, and we expect that number to grow.

Our students have bright futures, and we want to make sure that they know our school and community support their efforts to reach their goals.

My Project

All of the items I have chosen will go directly into the hands of seniors who have taken the steps to be admitted to college! We want to encourage them to stay the course, by helping provide items they will need to start living independently on a college campus. We all know college students need textbooks, but often forget the cost burden of dorm and other school supplies. Students need towels, shower caddies, laundry baskets and supplies, and basic dorm room items to help them be able to focus on what is important, their classes. Please help them to be inspired to show up and focus on their education this Fall. We need strong leaders for our future, and these hard-working students are a part of our tomorrow. Thank you for donating to make these seniors feel supported and encouraged, it is truly an investment in a life.

Mrs. Oliver
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 250 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dorm Room Multipurpose Cleaning Kit Value Pack with 409 All Purpose, Windex & More • Amazon Business $25.95 3 $77.85
Travel laptop backpack,Business Anti Theft Slim Durable Laptops Backpack with USB charging Port ,Water Resistant College School Computer Bag for Women & Men Fits 15.6 Inch Laptop and Notebook - Grey • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
AmazonBasics Fade-Resistant Cotton 6-Piece Towel Set, Grey • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
BLACK+DECKER IR40V Easy Steam Nonstick Compact Iron with Automatic Shut Off & Anti Drip • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
Enfain 16GB USB Flash Drive Memory Stick Thumb Drives (MultiColor, 10 Pack) • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
Utopia Bedding Soft Brushed Microfiber Wrinkle Fade and Stain Resistant 3-Piece Twin Bed Sheet Set - Grey • Amazon Business $13.99 3 $41.97
Flannel Fleece Luxury Blanket Grey Throw Lightweight Cozy Plush Microfiber Solid Blanket by Bedsure • Amazon Business $13.77 3 $41.31
Sterilite 12178006 1.5 Bushel/53 Liter Ultra Square Laundry Basket, White Basket w/ Titanium Inserts, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $37.46 1 $37.46
OPOLAR F401 Mini USB Table Desk Personal Fan (Metal Design, Quiet Operation 3.9' USB Cable, High Compatibility), Black • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Simple Designs LD1003-WHT Basic Metal Desk Lamp with Flexible Hose Neck, White • Amazon Business $9.75 3 $29.25
GoGreen Power GG-16103MS 6 Outlet Surge Protector w/ 2.5' Cord • Amazon Business $4.42 6 $26.52
Printed Comforter Set (Grey, Twin) with 1 Pillow Sham - Luxurious Soft Brushed Microfiber - Goose Down Alternative Comforter by Utopia Bedding • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Command Large Utility Hook, White, 3-Hooks, 6-Strips (17003-3ES) • Amazon Business $6.93 3 $20.79
AmazonBasics Reversible Microfiber Comforter - Twin/Twin Extra-Long, Navy Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
AmazonBasics Reversible Microfiber Comforter - Twin/Twin Extra-Long, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Febreze AIR Effects Air Freshener Linen & Sky, 8.8oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $17.82 1 $17.82
DOKEHOM DKA0814BLL 19.7" Large Laundry Basket (Available 17.7" and 19.7"), Drawstring Waterproof Round Cotton Linen Collapsible Storage Basket (Blue Strips, L) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
DOKEHOM DKA0811BNL2 19.7" Large Laundry Basket (Available 17.7" and 19.7"), Drawstring Waterproof Round Cotton Linen Collapsible Storage Basket (Brown, L) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
6 Pack - SimpleHouseware Foldable Cube Storage Bin, Black • Amazon Business $16.87 1 $16.87
DOKEHOM DKA0818BKL 19.7" Large Waterproof Round Cotton Linen Laundry Storage Basket, Available in 8 Colors (Black, L) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Royal Kitchen Towels, 12 Pack - 100% Soft Cotton -15" x 25" - Dobby Weave -Great for Cooking in Kitchen and Household Cleaning (12-Pack Cotton) • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
Sticky Toffee Cotton Terry Kitchen Dishcloth, Gray, 8 Pack, 12 in x 12 in • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lifaith 100% Cotton Kitchen Everyday Basic Terry Pot holder Heat Resistant Coaster Potholder for Cooking and Baking Set of 5 Grey • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Downy Fabric Softener April Fresh Sheets, 40 Count • Amazon Business $3.07 2 $6.14

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