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Mrs. Ozbek from Paterson NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Essentially Esssential

My students need basic school supplies such as highlighters, markers, colorful pens and notebooks.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from an area where the majority of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch based on their socioeconomic status. Despite their hardships, the students are eager to learn and do their best.

These students are eager to learn and present their projects.

The students love to engage in activities and long to learn but are restricted by the limited access they have to resources. There are many challenges we face in the classroom, having the resources would enhance their learning tremendously.

My Project

My students are bright and eager to learn! Unfortunately, they are at a great disadvantage when it comes to socio-economic status. These students do not have the means to obtain basic supplies to enhance the learning process. These supplies that many take for granted like pens, pencils and notebooks can make a huge difference in a student's academic success.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

We use colorful markers, highlighters, and pens to color code and highlight our notes and create beautiful posters to cement mathematical concepts we learn in class.

It is essential for the students to retain these complex ideas and the process of color coding and creating posters is a method of learning that further ensures comprehension. These basic supplies can make a significant difference in student achievement.

Mrs. Ozbek
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BIC Cristal Bold Ball Pen 24pk Assorted • Amazon Business $10.66 3 $31.98
Five Star Spiral Notebook, Graph Ruled, 1 Subject, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 100 Sheets, Assorted Colors (06190), Pack Of 6 • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 8 Count • Amazon Business $11.63 2 $23.26
June Gold 72 Mechanical Pencils, 0.9 mm HB #2 Lead, 2 Lead Dispensers /w 160 Refills & 16 Refill Erasers, Break Resistant, Convenient Side Click & Soft Non-Slip Grip • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
EXPO 1920940 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $19.67 1 $19.67
Mead Spiral Quad Ruled Notebook, 1 subject 5 squares per inch 100 Sheets, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $16.26 1 $16.26
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.00 4 $16.00
EXPO 80678 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $5.09 3 $15.27
Top Quality Gel Pens (Pack of 60) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Essential Mechanical Pencil Set - 4 Sizes: 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 & 0.9mm with HB Lead & Eraser Refills - Ideal for Drafting, Sketching, Art Projects, Illustrations, Drawings, General writing & Technical work • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Sharpie 30001 Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $5.20 1 $5.20

Materials cost

$210.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.98

Total project goal

$286.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.53

6 Donors

-$249.65

Donations toward project cost

-$226.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.10

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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