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Ms. Allard from Corona NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drawing Supplies for Elementary School Students in Corona, Queens

Help me give my students paper and drawing supplies so they can complete their art projects and school work for their classroom teachers.

  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach art at a Title I school that is 95% Latino and 5% Asian, with a rate of 68% English language learners. We are one of the largest elementary schools in the United States. A vast majority of my students live in the zip code which is the hardest hit area in NYC, with a count of over 3,000 reported COVID19 deaths, outpacing the next highest neighborhood by hundreds of cases. A significant number of our families are also undocumented immigrants who are unable to receive rent protection, stimulus checks or any other forms of government assistance. Some are also afraid to reach out for medical assistance because they fear deportation.

Students are unable to complete assignments with both their classroom teachers and me, their art teacher, due to a lack of supplies.

This is definitely taking a toll on the psychological health of both the children and their families.

My Project

An overwhelming majority of my students live in literally the neighborhoods hit hardest by COVID 19. Some do not have the most basic school supplies such as paper, pencils, and erasers, and many students are not unable to complete assignments for art class. The ones who are able to work are quickly running out of art supplies, as this is an emotional lifeline for them. As students struggle to come to terms with illness, death, and the stress of living through this tragedy, they need a creative outlet to help them make sense of it all.

Ms. Allard
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $45.30 4 $181.20
Madisi Colored Pencils Bulk - Pre-Sharpened - 12 Assorted Colors - 432 Classpack Colored Pencils for Kids • Amazon Business $34.98 3 $104.94
School Smart Kraft Envelope with Clasp, 10 x 13 Inches, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $14.81 3 $44.43
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
School Smart Beveled Erasers, Small, Pink, Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $4.77 3 $14.31
Spartan Industrial || 100 Count - 9” X 12” - 4 Mil Heavy Duty Clear Plastic Reclosable Zip Poly Bags with Resealable Lock Seal Zipper (More Sizes Available) • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90

Materials cost

$383.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.03

Total project goal

$493.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.55

10 Donors

-$286.77

Donations toward project cost

-$243.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.01

match offer

-$206.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$175.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.02

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$0.00

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