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

College Dorm Baskets

Help me give my students dorm and school supplies for college to help them have success their first year!

  • $821 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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 ​life.

Mrs. Oliver
Grades 9-12
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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Student Backpack, Laptop School Backpack for Men Women, Travel College Bookbag Back Bag with USB Charging Port, Unisex Water Resistant High School Rucksack Fits 15.6 inch Laptop for Boys Girls -Black • Amazon Business $20.99 3 $62.97
Everyday Dinnerware - Reusable Plastic Plate Set - 4 Cups, 4 Bowls And 4 Plates - 12 Piece Set (Red) Picnic, Party or Everyday • Amazon Business $13.34 4 $53.36
Sunbeam Hot-2-Trot 800 Watt Compact Non-Stick Soleplate Travel Iron, GCSBTR-100-000 • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Texas Instruments TI-36X Pro Engineering/Scientific Calculator • Amazon Business $23.95 2 $47.90
AmazonBasics Down Alternative Bed Pillows for Stomach and Back Sleepers - 2-Pack, Soft Density, Standard • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Sterilite 12178006 1.5 Bushel/53 Liter Ultra Square Laundry Basket, White Basket w/ Titanium Inserts, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $42.93 1 $42.93
AmazonBasics 6-Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip 2-Pack, 200 Joule - Black • Amazon Business $10.54 4 $42.16
AmazonBasics Fade-Resistant Towel Set 6-Piece, Grey • Amazon Business $19.00 2 $38.00
Simple Designs Home LD1003-WHT Simple Designs Basic Metal Desk Lamp with Flexible Hose Neck, 4.92" x 4.92" x 11.81", White • Amazon Business $11.98 3 $35.94
Mesh Shower Caddy Tote, Portable College Dorm Bathroom Tote with Key Hook and 2 Oxford Handles, 8 Basket Pockets, Quick Hold for Camp Gym • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Enfain 16GB USB Flash Drive Memory Stick Thumb Drives (Multicolor, 10 Pack) • Amazon Business $29.83 1 $29.83
Luxury Cathay Silky Soft Polyester Single Fitted Sheet, Twin Size, Gray • Amazon Business $12.11 2 $24.22
AmazonBasics Reversible Microfiber Comforter - Twin/Twin Extra-Long, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Household Essentials 84-1 Foldable Fabric Storage Bins | Set of 6 Cubby Cubes with Handles | Teafog, 6 lbs. Grey • Amazon Business $19.53 1 $19.53
AmazonBasics Chisel Tip Highlighters - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $4.49 4 $17.96
Febreze AIR Effects Air Freshener Linen & Sky, 8.8 oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $17.82 1 $17.82
Zeppoli Kitchen Towels, 12 Pack - 100% Soft Cotton -15" x 25" - Dobby Weave -Great for Cooking in Kitchen and Household Cleaning (12-Pack) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
oenbopo USB Desktop Mini Fan Portable PC Cooler Cooling, Mini Super Mute Laptop Computer PC USB Fan Cooler Cooling Desktop Small Fan (Black) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Dalykate 3 Pack Mesh Laundry Bags with Fabric Handle 24" x 36" Sturdy Nylon Material Laundry Liners with Drawstring Closure for College, Dorm and Apartment Etc.(Grey,Red,Blue) • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes 320 ct, 2 Lemon + 2 Ocean, (4x80ct),Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
DII, Cotton Terry Pot Holders, Heat Resistant and Machine Washable, Set of 3, Mineral Gray • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56

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