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Mr. Aguilar from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encourage Young Writers!

My students need one binding machine, four plastic comb binding sets, and 3 set of presentation binding covers.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you know a young someone who has a vivid imagination, maybe someone who likes to tell stories and reads a lot of books? These may be the signs of a great young writer. Now would be the time to talk to them about their ideas and their dreams, their goals and aspirations.

My students come from a high poverty neighborhood with a very diverse range of home structures: nuclear, single parent, foster, and migrant to name a few.

My students love to be at school and enjoy learning, especially when the activities are hands-on. Many of my students are English Language Learners that attend a public school in the South Central Los Angeles area. They are always excited to experience any kind of technology that I'm able to bring to my class.

My Project

I am writing to ask for help in donating a book binding machine with covers and plastic bindings. My students are learning at a young age, the power of writing. They have learned that with expressing themselves through words, they can change the way people think and learn many things about one another. I am creating a classroom of young authors, but need a book binding machine to make their writing pieces look more professional. By having a book binding machine, my students can submit their writing pieces to lower grade classrooms, such as kindergarten. They will become young authors and will inspire lower grade students. By having this machine, my students will be able to share their writing with many different people and feel great about it. They now understand the importance of learning how to write. This machine will make a big difference in their learning.

By donating a book binding machine to my students, they will be encouraged to write more and reach the publishing stage of the writing process.

They will also inspire younger students to become young writers.

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Mr. Aguilar
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes Pulsar Plus 300 Comb Binding Machines Manual • Quill.com $169.99 1 $169.99
Fellowes Oversized Presentation Binding Covers Un-Punched, Clear • Quill.com $40.79 1 $40.79
Plastic Comb Bindings, Black, 1/2" • Quill.com $15.29 2 $30.58
Fellowes Oversized Presentation Binding Covers Black • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
Fellowes Oversized Presentation Binding Covers Navy • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
Plastic Comb Bindings, Black, 1/4" • Quill.com $6.37 2 $12.74

Materials cost

$288.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.55

Total project goal

$410.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.31

11 Donors

-$142.91

Donations toward project cost

-$127.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.29

Matching donations from our partners

-$260.16

Match offers toward project cost

-$221.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.23

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$0.00

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