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Ms. Beleche from Oakland CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color My Work

Help me give my students a colorful school year. They need construction paper of various colors to use during Art, for presentation displays, for our bulletin boards, and various projects throughout the year.

  • $234 goal

This project expired on January 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day with a smile on their faces wanting to learn and ready for a new adventure. My fourth graders are eager to share stories about their families, their lives, and their dreams. I hope for my students to be ready with knowledge. But, also with curiosity and interest in what the future holds for them. I want them to believe that they can change their future.

My students are from different parts of the area, but they are primarily from under-served communities that are traditionally limited in their access to great educational experiences.

They are primarily Latino, speaking a variety of home languages such as Mam, Quiche, Spanish, and English. Many of them are economically disenfranchised. Ninety percent of the students at my school receive free lunch.

Their reality has not stopped them from striving to better themselves. They aspire to go to college, to learn, and to contribute back to their community. They dream of being lawyers, doctors, teachers, scientists, and soccer players. They want to be that positive change that their community needs.

My Project

Its amazing how a little color can make a project come alive and can make a student feel excited about the presentation of their work. My students would greatly benefit from having various construction paper to choose from. Due to budget cuts, construction paper choices at school have been narrowed down to brown and grey. My students should be able to add color to the work they do as background, as cut outs and even as the paper they write on.

Adding color to student work can produce a joyful and comfortable feeling to the classroom.

But most of all, it can make any piece of work a work of art.

Ms. Beleche
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CONST PPR 9X12 WHITE TRURAY 53SC PK50 • School Specialty $1.47 7 $10.29
CONST PPR 9X12 BLACK TRURAY 57SC PK50 • School Specialty $1.47 6 $8.82
CONST PPR 9X12 ROYAL BLUE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 5 $7.35
PAPER TRU-RAY CONSTR 9 X 12 IN ATOMIC BLUE PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.47 5 $7.35
CONST PPR 9X12 PURPLE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 5 $7.35
CONST PPR 9X12 SCARLET TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 5 $7.35
CONST PPR 9X12 LILAC TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
CONST PPR 9X12 FEST GREEN TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
CONST PPR 9X12 TURQUOISE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
CONST PPR 9X12 SKY BLUE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
CONST PPR 9X12 BLUE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
PAPER TRU-RAY CONSTR 9 X 12 IN LIVELY LEMON PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
PAPER TRU-RAY CONSTR 9 X 12 IN ELECTRIC ORANGE PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.47 4 $5.88
CONST PPR 9X12 VIOLET TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 DK GREEN TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 HOLIDAY GREEN TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 DK BROWN TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 PUMPKIN TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 PINK TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 SHOCKING PINK TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 HOLIDAY RED TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 YELLOW TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 3 $4.41
CONST PPR 9X12 RED TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 2 $2.94
CONST PPR 9X12 ORANGE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 2 $2.94
CONST PPR 9X12 SCARLET TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 2 $2.94
CONST PPR 9X12 GRAY TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $1.47 1 $1.47

Materials cost

$139.65

Vendor shipping charges

$13.96

State sales tax

$12.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.03

Total project goal

$233.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.51

5 Donors

-$233.51

Donations toward project cost

-$198.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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