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Ms. Torrent from Corona NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Essential School Supplies

Help me give my students basic supplies like expo markers, colored copy paper, and sentence strips!

  • $272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education Teacher and I teach a self-contained 4th grade class. My students are ready to learn every single day they walk into the classroom. My school is a Title I school and students come from low income households, all students receive free breakfast and lunch. The students in my class come from Spanish speaking households.

Being a Special Education Teacher I want to make sure my students feel special everytime they walk through the classroom doors.

My Project

A classroom filled with colored paper and index cards and learning strips. This is what I want to have in my classroom. Learning strips would be used to label the room and write the objective for the day on it. I also requested different colored looseleaf paper. Colored looseleaf paper will be used to display our writing on colorful paper around the classroom. Yellow legal pad paper will be used for draft paper when writing an essay.

We will make our writing come to life.

Expo dry erase markers would be used for our class easel. It will also be used for our individual white boards. All of these supplies would be very beneficial in our classroom and academic growth.

Ms. Torrent
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ampad Basic Perforated Writing Pads, 50 Sheet, 15 lb., Legal/Wide Ruled, Legal 8.50" x 11.50", 12/Dozen, Canary Yellow Paper • Staples Advantage $33.28 2 $66.56
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black, 36/Bx • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Staples 4" x 6" Line Ruled White Index Cards, 500/Pack (50989) • Staples Advantage $10.59 2 $21.18
COLORED PAPER 8.5X11 PACK OF 500 ASSORTED COOL COLORS • School Specialty $17.03 1 $17.03
COLORED PAPER 8.5X11 PACK OF 500 ASSORTED NEON COLORS • School Specialty $17.03 1 $17.03
Pacon Sentence & Learning Strips, Elementary Students (5165) • Staples Advantage $3.99 3 $11.97
Staples Filler Paper, 8" x 10 1/2", Wide Ruled, Assorted Pastels, 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $5.29 2 $10.58
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 1 $9.89

Materials cost

$194.23

Vendor shipping charges

$3.41

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.69

Total project goal

$271.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$271.24

2 Donors

-$205.35

Donations toward project cost

-$199.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.40

match offer

-$36.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$30.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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