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Mrs. Douglas from Oxnard CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Escaping the Traditional!

Help me give my students the binders, folders, and colored pencils to keep their work organized when we're "on the go!"

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, we focus on STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. As the resource teacher, I'm in charge of helping to support some of our neediest students so they can access the curriculum just like their grade level peers.

Students need choices: that's what these supplies will provide them!

By providing them with the notebooks, folders, and colored pencils, students will be able to move away from the traditional desk and chair combo in my room and sit on the floor, or on a wobble stool with a clipboard, and still access their assignments.

My Project

My students and I will be able to use these materials to personalize their work. Instead of relying on file folders in a drawer and pulling out lessons for each student, each time, I'll be able to have their updated lessons in a binder each time they come to my resource room.

Students are motivated to work when they have ownership over the space they work in.

So, their binders, with the personalized covers they will make with colored pencils, will help motivate them when the work gets tough, because the binder belongs to them.

Please help my resource students!

Mrs. Douglas
Grades 3-5
More than half 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
Simply Economy 1/2" 3-Ring View Binder, White, 12/Carton (23740/21682) • Staples Advantage $45.29 2 $90.58
JAM Paper Heavy Duty Plastic 3-Hole Punched 2 Pocket School Folders, Assorted Fashion Colors, 6/Pack (383HHPFassrt) • Staples Advantage $12.99 4 $51.96
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $37.86 1 $37.86

Materials cost

$180.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.52

Total project goal

$270.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.14

3 Donors

-$196.00

Donations toward project cost

-$166.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.40

match offer

-$74.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.12

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$0.00

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