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Mrs. Stronach from New Castle DE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Do You Have a Pencil?

Help me give my students the pencil sharpener and pencils that they need.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school that I am working at is a Title I school, and most of the students come from low-income families. Therefore, all the classroom supplies are provided by me.

My students are a group of 1st graders who use their pencils on a daily basis.

They go through pencils a lot more quickly than I can supply them. My students need pencils and a sharpener in order to be successful in the classroom. By providing the students with a pencil sharpener and pencils, you are contributing to their learning.

My Project

Pencils are a hot commodity in our classroom. My students need pencils on a daily basis and tend to lose them just as fast as they get one.

By providing funding for this project, you will be funding our classroom with a pencil sharpener and pencils that my students need to complete their work.

The students use pencils throughout the day. Coming from a low-income school, the students don't usually bring in any supplies for the classroom. Therefore, it is up to me to provide the students with the supplies that they need. Please consider sponsoring our project and funding our pencils and pencil sharper.

Mrs. Stronach
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 72 Count (33904) • Amazon Business $9.54 8 $76.32
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$101.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.43

Total project goal

$156.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.22

2 Donors

-$138.58

Donations toward project cost

-$132.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

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$0.00

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