You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Kendrick from Calera AL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Colors Speak Volumes! We Need a Splash of Ink!

Help me give my students colored ink so we can print more activities.

  • $352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a speech therapist in a Title I school in a small town in Alabama called Calera! My students are full of energy and eager to learn! They love hands-on activities and multi-sensory learning activities!

A diverse group of children cross my path each day.

Different skills and supplies are needed to cover articulation, language, fluency, voice, AAC and more!

We would love to add hands on language activities with colorful, visual manipulatives for the children to access when they come to speech. We have new resource rooms with a variety of learners and skills that need a variety of activities to add to their success in learning. We would love your help adding these to our classroom! Thank you so much!

My Project

Colors are associated with different meanings and impact learning in so many different ways. That is why we want our classroom to have colored ink for materials.

Colors speak volumes all on their own.

In fact, color is so powerful, that it can improve learning by up to 75 percent and increase comprehension on a subject by up to 73 percent. (Excerpt from Nayomi Chibana, Visme)

While warm colors communicate energy, optimism and enthusiasm, cool colors send a message of dependability, professionalism and peace. Blue may calm the child's mind and body, yellow may promote concentration and stimulate memory, pink may promote calmness, red may give the child energy, and green may improve reading, speech and comprehension. (Excerpt from Colors for Children)

It is very important for all of our activities to incorporate color. Colored ink cartridges provide a way for all our our teaching materials to have a splash of color. This will impact teaching materials made for picture symbols, word wall words, vocabulary, articulation, language, books, and communication notebooks.

Thank you for supporting our classroom and providing a splash of color into or materials that supplement our learning!

65% of the population are visual learners! (Nayomi Chibana, Visme)

Mrs. Kendrick
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Kendrick is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 202A Cyan, Magenta, Yellow Toner Cartridges, Standard Yield, 3/Pack (CF500AM) • $186.29 1 $186.29
HP 202A Original Toner Cartridge, Black, Laser, Standard Yield, 1400 Pages, 1 Pack (CF500A) • $58.49 1 $58.49

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


4 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Calera","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5509479],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"AL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4522744,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":75,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Kendrick","authorIds":{"5509479":{"owner":"Mrs. Kendrick","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4522744],"proposalHash":"-356162529","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21210702,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjkwMzE2Nw==","NTUwOTQ3OQ==","NjkxMDExMw==","NjkyNzU3NA==","NzAxMjU2OA=="],"teacherId":5509479,"schoolCounty":"Shelby","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"AL","name":"Alabama"}}