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Ms. Mayo from Lyndonville VT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Thinkers Need Book Building Materials to Spark Deep Thinking!

My students need materials for to keep themselves and their writing organized. Students need index cards and storage box for smaller projects, white out for minor mistakes, and a two hole punch to make books.

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from a school and area of high poverty. Despite this, I know they can achieve anything they set their minds to. I have introduced them to new ways of thinking, new ways to express themselves and am trying desperately to use all of my extra money to get materials that my students need. I feel that students are our future and without the right teachers and materials, students will not be able to achieve all they can achieve. My students come into school each day with a passion to learn. They listen to me talk all day and still have questions. Their minds are sucking up the knowledge that I am teaching them and I know when a parent comes in or calls me talking about something from a lecture, that I have done my job. I love that my students go home and say, "Do you know what I learned today?" My students have the power to create their own futures, they just need a little help in getting there and the right materials.

My Project

Have you ever wanted to create a masterpiece and lacked the appropriate tools and supplies to do it? My students need basic supplies like index cards, hole punches, folders, white out for minor mistakes, and desk organizers to keep writing objects organized to be creative and stretch their creative minds. My students love art and want to express themselves, but sometimes lose their materials and have to restart.

My students come from a school and area of high poverty where more than 70% of the students are on free or reduced hot lunch.

They have been told over and over again that what they do doesn't matter. I know they can achieve anything they set their minds to. My students are creative and love expressing themselves through drawing, coloring, making collages, and writing stories. I have introduced them to new ways of thinking, new ways to express themselves and am trying desperately to use all of my extra money to get materials that my students need. I feel that students are our future and without the right materials, students will not be able to achieve all they can. My students come into school each day with a passion to learn. They listen to me talk all day and still have questions. Their minds are sucking up the knowledge that I am teaching them. I love that my students go home and say,

Students love to draw, they love to write & by combining those two passions & creating books, students will see how much potential they have to become true authors.

Students will get a lot out of these materials & a lot of doors can open for their future! The students just have to have the MUCH NEEDED materials to do the job.

Ms. Mayo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 65 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quill Brand Wire Mesh Desk Accessories Super Sorter • Quill.com $19.12 2 $38.24
Swingline LightTouch Desktop Punch, 50% Easier, 2-3 Holes, 12 Sheets • Quill.com $33.99 1 $33.99
Medical Arts Press End-Tab Folders with Twin 1/2 Pockets and Fasteners • Quill.com $26.17 1 $26.17
Find It, Tabbed Index Cards, 4"x 6", 48/Pack, Assorted Colors (FT07218) • Quill.com $8.07 3 $24.21
Swingline Comfort Handle 2-Hole Punch, 50% Easier, 1/4" Hole Size, 28 Sheets • Quill.com $17.25 1 $17.25
Globe-Weis Fiberboard Index Card Storage Box, 4x6", Black • Quill.com $16.40 1 $16.40
Top Notch Assorted Brite Index Cards Blank, 4x6" • Quill.com $2.54 6 $15.24
Rolodex Black Mesh Desk Accessories, Pencil and Pen Cup Holder • Quill.com $14.44 1 $14.44
Quill Brand Standard Green 100% Recycled Hanging File Folders 1/5-Cut Adjustable Tabs, Legal Size, 25/BX • Quill.com $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Lesson Plan and Record Book (TCR3716) • Quill.com $10.19 1 $10.19
Trend Enterprises Sock Monkeys Playful Uppercase/Lowercase 4" Ready Letters Combo Pack • Quill.com $10.19 1 $10.19
BIC Wite-Out Brand Quick Dry Correction Fluid, White, 3/Pack • Quill.com $5.94 1 $5.94

Materials cost

$225.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.64

Total project goal

$304.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.27

3 Donors

-$152.14

Donations toward project cost

-$129.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.82

match offer

-$152.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.82

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$0.00

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