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Ms. Laleh from Salt Lake City UT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Education Is the Passport to the Future.

Help me give my students what they need to build a better academic future for themselves.

  • $543 goal

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My Students

All of my students are from diverse backgrounds and the majority of them are English learners. They are eager to learn, but the language barrier often holds them back. I tried to choose resources that focus on their language arts and communication skills. For example, the vocabulary journals help them to have a richer word bank and feel more confident when they are speaking.

I believe that if they have enough learning resources, they can achieve higher academic goals.

Most if not all of them have rough lives. They are going through some sort of trauma - from being separated from their parent(s) to having parents who work long hour shifts to provide for the family. Two third of my students are Latinos.

My Project

Education is the key to reduce poverty and fight ignorance. This is why I want to empower my students and I need your help to support them.

The majority of my students are from low socioeconomic status backgrounds.

These kids are bright and ready to learn but they cannot afford basic learning supplies. I am asking for essential materials for my classroom that take the burden of buying them off my students and their families.

It may be hard for us to believe someone cannot afford to buy a notebook or writing supplies, but the struggle is real. What is better than helping these kids to become successful leaders of our country?

Ms. Laleh
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLASSROOM KEEPERS 30 SLOT MAILBOX SYSTEM • School Specialty $56.99 1 $56.99
I Wonder Why (8 Books) • AKJ Education $41.84 1 $41.84
TRU RED Stackable Wire Mesh Jumbo Pencil Holder, Silver (TR57574) • Staples Advantage $5.99 6 $35.94
DRY ERASE POCKET SCHOOL SMART REUSABLE 10.5 X 13 SET/25 • School Specialty $34.49 1 $34.49
Swingline Optima Reduced Effort Desk Stapler, 40 Sheet Capacity, Silver/Black (87845) • Staples Advantage $30.96 1 $30.96
TRU RED Reinforced File Pocket, 5.25" Expansion, Letter Size, Brown, 10/Box (TR418335) • Staples Advantage $23.59 1 $23.59
PAPER COMP BOOK HARD 9.75X7.5 IN RULED SCHOOL SMART 100 SHTS • School Specialty $0.85 25 $21.25
ERASER PINK PEARL 2X3/8 PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $14.99 1 $14.99
MARKER DRY ERASE BOLD CHISEL BLUE PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $14.99 1 $14.99
MARKER DRY ERASE BOLD CHISEL GREEN PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $14.99 1 $14.99
SHARPENER OVAL PENCIL 2.12IN ASST ITA42850 • School Specialty $0.59 25 $14.75
PAPER NOTEBOOK 1 SUBJECT 10.5X8 70 SHEET SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.57 25 $14.25
Staples Plastic File Box, Letter/Legal Size, Clear (140050) • Staples Advantage $13.59 1 $13.59
CORRECTION TAPE BIC WITE-OUT EXACT LINER PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $10.79 1 $10.79
POST-IT NOTE 3X3 JAIPUR PACK OF 5 • School Specialty $9.59 1 $9.59
BOX PENCIL MINI CLEAR SPR23811 • School Specialty $1.79 5 $8.95
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 105 Wipes (30112) • Staples Advantage $8.49 1 $8.49
NOTES LINED SELF STICK YELLOW 4X6 IN 100 SHEET PAD PACK OF 5 • School Specialty $5.09 1 $5.09
PAPER COMP BOOK HARD 9.75X7.5 IN RULED SCHOOL SMART 100 SHTS • School Specialty $0.85 5 $4.25
BOX-PENCIL-REG-CLEAR - SPR23810 • School Specialty $2.09 2 $4.18
ERASER DRY ERASE MAGENTIC SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.32 3 $0.96

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