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Mrs. Marrero-Crespo from Boston MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Essential & Basic Needs for My Students

Help me give my students pens, pencils, chart paper, sticky notes and other basic classroom needs.

  • $299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When you walk into my classroom, you will see my students working in pairs, in small groups and there is definitely a buzz. You will see students working on Chromebooks, iPad minis, and even personal smartphones. My students are used to using many different modalities to demonstrate their understanding. More than half of the students in our school come from low-income homes.

My students are a group of seventh and eighth graders who are English-language learners and Spanish-language learners.

They have been learning in both languages since kindergarten in our school, which is a K-8 grade school model.

My Project

For years, I have sent home a list of school supplies to my students to bring to school within the first couple of weeks. For years, I've noticed one pattern: some do, but many don't.

Many families are unable to send students to school with the appropriate school supplies, much less the community items that are on the list.

These are items that are equally shared with everyone in the classroom.

With this project, I hope to alleviate the financial burden on many of my families and resupply our classroom with much-needed Paper Mate Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Ticonderoga Sharpened Pencils, Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, sticky notes, dry erase markers and other basic classroom needs.

Mrs. Marrero-Crespo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate 89467 Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Red, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.06 9 $63.54
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (560), Large White Grid Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $44.78 1 $44.78
Ticonderoga Sharpened Pencils #2 HB Premium Wood Latex-Free Eraser, (144 Pencils) • Amazon Business $32.85 1 $32.85
Vanpad Sticky Notes 3x3 Inches,100 Sheets/Pad,12 Pads/Pack,Bright Colors Self-Stick Pads • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $20.54 1 $20.54
SKKSTATIONERY 8.5 Inch Scissors, Stainless Steel Sharp Blade, Comfort-Grip Handles, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
ZZTX Sticky Notes Assorted Watercolor Self-Stick Notes 10 Pads/Pack 100Sheets/Pad 3 inch X 3 inch Easy Post - Sticky Issue is Improved • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50

Materials cost

$220.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.73

Total project goal

$298.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$298.20

4 Donors

-$149.09

Donations toward project cost

-$126.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.36

match offer

-$149.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.37

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$0.00

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