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Ms. Contreras from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color Our World!

Help me give my students a splash of color in their everyday learning! The printer toner will allow me to create colorful resources for my students.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in the city of Chicago. This is a low income/high poverty neighborhood. My students come to school every day full of life, ready to learn and curious about the world despite the hardships most of them face outside the school walls. 99% of students at our PreK-8 elementary school receive free breakfast and lunch. My students' population is predominately Hispanic and African American.

Even when faced with challenges, my students love learning in school!

When entering First Grade, 76% of my students are performing lower than National State Standards in Math and Reading. Even though my students make some amazing gains we are always looking for ways for all students to meet benchmark goals in all areas of learning.

My Project

Help bring some color into our every day learning. The toner will be used to captivate my students with colorful resources for learning in literacy and math. This project will allow me to send colorful take-home books for my students to practice reading at home. Whether we are learning at home or in school student's I will be able to provide my student's with colorful engaging resources to use where ever they learn. As this year has been filled with many uncertainties, one thing remains constant and that is that learning should always be a fun experience.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 410A Cyan Toner Cartridge (CF411A) • Staples $106.70 1 $106.70
HP 410A Magenta Toner Cartridge (CF413A) • Staples $106.70 1 $106.70
HP 410A Yellow Toner Cartridge (CF412A) • Staples $106.70 1 $106.70
HP 410A Black Toner Cartridge, Standard (CF410A) • Staples $80.93 1 $80.93
Staples Manual Pencil Sharpener, Assorted Colors (10896-CC) • Staples $1.49 12 $17.88

Materials cost

$418.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.33

Total project goal

$535.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.52

4 Donors

-$417.35

Donations toward project cost

-$354.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.60

match offer

-$118.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.72

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$0.00

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