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Ms. Farkas from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Supplies for a Creative Crew

Help me give my students access to quality paint, clay, and smocks. We love to make messes while creating and would benefit from proper art materials.

  • $577 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"We believe in making our school a better place." said a fifth grader during a conversation about our school's culture. And they do just that through community-minded thoughts and actions. We love to fill our hallways with art that reflects our school values. Located in the middle of downtown Kansas City, our students are diverse in background, neighborhood, and interests! We serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Our students love art class and thrive when given quality materials with which they can freely experiment.

My Project

Our students thrive when given high-quality materials. Last year, we acquired two potting wheels and a kiln. This year we are in need of lots of clay to support our 270 students as they learn sculpting basics and begin working with our potting wheels. Throughout the year, students will learn through using basic hand-building techniques creating pinch pots, coiling, and creating with the slab method. Later in the year, students will throw pots and other small pieces using our new wheels. All of the materials requested will help us become stronger, more experienced artists at our school.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
04926-5031 - Art Apron - 17" x 29", Dark Blue, Denim • Blick Art Materials $9.59 19 $182.21
30433-1030 - Mayco Stroke & Coat Wonderglaze Kit - Bottle, 16 oz, Wonderglaze Kit 3 • Blick Art Materials $145.82 1 $145.82
30505-1025 - Amaco No. 25 White Art Clay - 50 lb • Blick Art Materials $21.00 4 $84.00
32934-0009 - Royal Super Value Sponge Set - Set of 4 • Blick Art Materials $4.23 3 $12.69
30276-1102 - Xiem Pro-Sponge - Fine Texture • Blick Art Materials $3.16 3 $9.48
30276-1203 - Xiem Pro-Sponge - Smooth Texture • Blick Art Materials $3.16 3 $9.48
30276-1001 - Xiem Pro-Sponge - Medium Texture • Blick Art Materials $3.16 3 $9.48

Materials cost

$453.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.46

Total project goal

$576.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$576.42

5 Donors

-$304.00

Donations toward project cost

-$258.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.60

match offer

-$272.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$231.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.86

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$0.00

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