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Ms. Wright from Hickory NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Custom Made Class

Help me give my students pencils, pens, and notebooks to experience journal writing in each subject area, this is the area of largest expense and well worth the investment as they continue to learn by reading and writing,

  • $368 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are Autistic with disabilities ranging from Intellectual to Extreme Emotional. We are in a Self Contained Classroom for most of our school day.

We are very close , like a family away from home so of course we experience many different issues and situations.

We experience many interesting subjects, including People and Communities which the students love. Presently we are discovering North Carolina, specifically our hometown Hickory.

Our classroom family presently consist of four girls and two boys who really care for and look out for one another. One of the students made a quote that we decided to put on the bulletin board. He wrote "This Class is Custom Made". I couldn't agree more.

My Project

We will use these materials for all reading and writing and coloring projects as students often finish a lesson by drawing and or coloring, bringing their papers and projects to life. We have studied plants, landforms, and the water cycle where students were able to use this type of material. Autistic students need to use materials that are hands on to develop their sensory and mobile skills. The students come from economically challenged backgrounds and often do not have the supplies necessary to enhance their learning experience. Having supplies on hand makes all the difference in our classroom.

Ms. Wright
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Composition Notebook, 9.75" x 7.5", College Ruled, 100 Sheets, Assorted, 48/Carton (25536CT) • Staples Advantage $99.99 1 $99.99
Officemate Stackable Desk Trays, Letter Size, Side Loading, Black • Staples Advantage $5.19 7 $36.33
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $33.55 1 $33.55
Staples Hanging File Folders, 5-Tab, Letter, Standard Green, Box/50 • Staples Advantage $19.29 1 $19.29
Staples No. 2 Yellow Pencils, Soft, 48/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.29 3 $18.87
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, 5 Color Assortment, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $18.49 1 $18.49
Teacher Created Resources K, 1 1" Spacing Writing Paper, Printed, Letter 8.50" x 11", White Paper, 360Sheet • Staples Advantage $15.99 1 $15.99
Staples Opti Flow Rollerball Pens, Conical Fine Point, 0.5 mm, Black Ink/Silver Barrel, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $10.39 1 $10.39
KleenSlateAdhesive Clips for Dry-Erase Markers, Black, 10/Pk • Staples Advantage $5.69 1 $5.69

Materials cost

$258.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.17

Total project goal

$367.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.81

5 Donors

-$183.89

Donations toward project cost

-$156.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.58

match offer

-$183.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.59

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$0.00

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