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  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Essentials for Students in Need

Help me give my students a heavy duty pencil sharpener, and assortment of loose leaf paper, scissors, pens, pencils, glue sticks, sticky note and white-out.

My Students

I am one of the four counselors at school. Two of them share the Freshmen and Sophomores, and another counselor and myself help the Juniors and Seniors.

We serve a student body of approximately 1000 students, boys and girls who are academically gifted.

Our school is probably one of the most diverse schools in the state with 35% Caucasians; 34% African-Americans; 17% Asians; 7% Hispanics and 6% multiple ethnicity.

Many of our students go on to prestigious colleges and they succeed.

My Project

As a counselor, I see kids all day. Many of them for their college applications, and many for problems that they have in their academic subjects.

I work with the other counselor, the social worker and 504 specialist to help the students with issues and most of the time, these students do not have the essentials to come prepared to school.

It would be easy to blame it on them or their parents, but a vast majority of these students are under free-reduced lunch status, which is synonym of poverty, pretty much.

It would be of great help if you could provide us with an assortment of classroom essentials so that we can hand them what is needed: a pen, a pencil, some white-out or glue, paper and sticky notes. It would be wonderful to have a pencil sharpener to help send the student to class with a sharpened pencil.

Thank you very much!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Filler Paper by Mead, Wide Ruled, 200 Sheets, 10 Pack, 2000 Sheets Total (15200) • Amazon Business $35.89 3 $107.67
American Tombow 68721 Tombow Mono Hybrid Correction Tape, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $11.23 5 $56.15
Scissors Bulk 20-Pack, Taotree 8" Multipurpose Scissors, Soft Comfort-Grip Handles Stainless Steel Sharp Scissors for School Office Home, High/Middle School Classroom Class Scissors Supplies • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, Rio de Janeiro Colors, Large Pack, Recyclable, 3 in. x 3 in, 24 Pads/Pack, 70 Sheets/Pad (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $17.35 3 $52.05
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 3 $37.47
AFMAT Electric Pencil Sharpener Heavy Duty, Classroom Pencil Sharpener for 6.5-8mm No.2/Colored Pencils, UL Listed Professional Pencil Sharpener w/Stronger Helical Blade, Best School Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $30.49 1 $30.49
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $13.75 2 $27.50
Pink Erasers Pack of 100 - Large Size, Latex & Smudge Free - Bulk School Supplies for Classrooms, Teachers, Homeschool, Office, Art Class, and More! • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Zebra Pen Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, 1.0mm, Black Ink, 24 Pack (Packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

Materials cost

$390.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.36

Total project goal

$542.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.41

4 Donors

-$378.55

Donations toward project cost

-$333.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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