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Ms. Otero from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Crayons, Pencils Oh My How We Need This to Thrive!!!

Help me give my students the resources they need for to master the art of blended learning.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the privilege of working at such a diverse school. My students come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. We are a school located in the South Bronx with many challenges. Despite the community, our students are eager to explore and learn.

Our school is also considered a transitional school due to all the surrounding shelters.

I love working with this community. My students are faced with lots of challenges but somehow they make it to school each day with a huge smile. Seeing them being so resilient makes me want to work harder to provide them with all I can. My students are resilient, curious and creative. They love to read, create art, and use their imagination daily. Our classroom is a big ball of fun, where they come to create, explore and invent through new experiences.

As their teacher, it is my job to support them in all walks of life. When I enter into the classroom I become their friend, nurse counselor, mom, and so many other things depending on their arrival. I take pride in providing myself to my little ones and their families.

My Project

I hope when you read this that it finds you and your family in good health. I am asking for materials to help in the classroom as well as for the students to do blended learning. We have to be ready to send small kits for the students to go home with. As they do art work in class we need their lives to remain structured so we will give crayons, paper pencils,folders to go home so they can do the same type of projects we do in class they will now have the materials they need.

During the pandemic we still as educators need to provide our best for our students, with your generous donation I can continue to do so.

I appreciate you and all that you do for my babies. Thank You in advance.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Becker's School Supplies Bulk Construction Paper, 9" x 12", Assorted (500 Sheets) • Amazon Business $22.49 2 $44.98
Creative Kids 864 Crayons Classpack Assortment - 36 Boxes of 24 Count Bulk Crayons for School Supplies For Teachers For Classroom, Party Favors, Art Crafts – Non-Toxic Conforms ASTM D4236 • Amazon Business $44.45 1 $44.45
IRIS USA TB-17 19 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Multi-Purpose Storage Bin, 6 Pack, Pearl • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
C-Line Classroom Connector School-to-Home Folders, Blue, 25 per Box (32005) • Amazon Business $27.65 1 $27.65
PERFECTAPE Heavy Duty Packing Tape 18 Rolls, Total 1080Y, Clear, 2.8 mil, 1.88 inch x 60 Yards, Ultra Strong, Refill for Packaging and Shipping • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
Pendaflex Portable Desktop File, 9-1/2" x 12-3/16" x 6", Black (23013) & File Folders, 8-1/2" x 11", Classic Manila, 1/3-Cut Tabs in Left, Right, Center Positions, 100 Per Box (65213) • Amazon Business $21.47 1 $21.47
Teacher Created Resources TCR5615 Chalkboard Brights Calendar Bulletin Board Set, Paper, Multi • Amazon Business $10.01 2 $20.02
TICONDEROGA My First Tri-Write Pencils with Eraser, Primary Size Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 36-Pack (13082) • Amazon Business $9.82 2 $19.64
IQ+ iScholar 5-Subject Poly Cover Wirebound Notebook, College Ruled, 11 x 8.5 Inch Sheet Size, 200 Sheets, Blue (59906-BL) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
IQ+ iScholar 5-Subject Poly Cover Wirebound Notebook, College Ruled, 11 x 8.5 Inch Sheet Size, 200 Sheets, Orange (59906-OR) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Amazon Brand - Solimo Quart Food Storage Bags, 150 Count • Amazon Business $9.01 2 $18.02
Strenco 1 Inch Self Adhesive Hook and Loop Strips - 5 Yard Set - Black Sticky Back Tape Fastener - Light Weight • Amazon Business $8.10 2 $16.20
Post-it Flags Assorted Color Combo Pack, 320 Flags Total, 200 1-Inch Wide Flags and 120 .5-Inch Wide Flags, 4 On-The-Go Dispensers/Pack & Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, 12-Count • Amazon Business $16.12 1 $16.12
Avery 6113 All-Purpose Labels, 1 x 2.75 Inches, White, Pack of 128 • Amazon Business $5.18 1 $5.18

Materials cost

$335.49

Vendor shipping charges

$69.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.74

Total project goal

$518.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.24

3 Donors

-$259.12

Donations toward project cost

-$220.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.87

match offer

-$259.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.87

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$0.00

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