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Ms. L. from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Earth Without Art is Just “Eh”

My students need Art supplies. We need markers, crayons, and brushes!

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are Latino, African-American, Asian and of European descent. Most all of our students come from low-income families and the majority are English-Language Learners (ELLs) from Spanish speaking countries. Our students are extremely diverse in their academic abilities, some with special needs.

We are very fortunate to have some of the most charismatic, enthusiastic and motivated students.

Our students love learning and being a part of their school. Many of our students love the arts and are very creative. Our arts program is a form of refuge for most our youth and helps to provide a positive outlet.

My Project

My students need art supplies to continue creating amazing artwork. This year we lost our art budget for supplies due to the many budget cuts city-wide. We need basics such as paper, markers, oil pastels, color pencils and paint brushes. Having these supplies will improve learning by allowing students to create quality work in art class. Without supplies, our students are limited with what they can do. We desperately need basic materials to continue our arts program. Many of our students come from low-income families and cannot afford to bring in their own materials. We need support to continue our program, our students need art as a creative outlet in school.

Ms. L.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
21218-1109-Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 256 • Blick Art Materials $73.61 2 $147.22
05946-0059-Blick Scholastic Red Sable Brush Set - Filbert, Long Handle, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $8.66 10 $86.60
40401-1001-Soft-Kut Printing Block - 4" x 6" • Blick Art Materials $1.51 40 $60.40
11406-0079-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Assorted, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $4.00 10 $40.00
11406-0039-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Assorted, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.16 5 $10.80
20013-1009-Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastel - White, Box of 12 • Blick Art Materials $2.18 4 $8.72

Materials cost

$353.74

Vendor shipping charges

$35.37

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.90

Total project goal

$499.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.32

4 Donors

-$499.32

Donations toward project cost

-$424.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.90

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$0.00

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