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Ms. Tenzer from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Child Deserves An Equal Opportunity To Learn

The cost of supplies such as pencils, erasers, crayons, math bingo, grammar exercises, flash cards, mini chalkboards and more is $777, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $777 goal

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I work in a very low resourced school and I have to supply my kids with basic supplies on a weekly basis. The cost to do this is getting to be too much for my budget but I want my students to have the materials needed to learn. I don't want them to suffer because they go to a poorly funded Chicago Public School. Basic things like pencils, paper, crayons, markers, notebooks, folders, art supplies, etc. are all things I have to buy or they are not available. I also would like to fill my classroom with educational tools, guides, games and objects which will help my students learn. For example, for the student who has trouble adding, he/she can use buttons to count out the numbers for a more visual approach. Math Bingo is a great way to teach children multiplication tables in a fun way. I would like to find new ways of teaching my children to comprehend material and find resources to help them understand and master the lessons taught in class. I also think art is very important in the classroom. My student's do not have ANY art classes and it is up to me to get all supplies and have art lessons. I would like to be able to do fun and educational projects with my students that they enjoy. I don't feel as if coloring a picture is a project where students learn. I would like to culturally enlighten my students about their heritage and the history of other cultures. For example, I would like to have the students study an African Tribe and make masks similar to those seen in that specific tribe. To do these things, I need supplies. PLEASE HELP!! I want my children to have the same education as a white-suburban school has. Just because they live in a poor area doesn't mean they have to receive a deprived education.

Ms. Tenzer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Washable Marker Classpack(TM), 8 Assorted Colors, Box Of 200 • Office Depot Inc. $70.65 1 $70.65
Scholastic Teaching Students To Read Nonfiction mdash Grades 4 amp Up • Office Depot Inc. $20.51 1 $20.51
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Model Magic(TM) Variety Pack, Neon Assorted Colors, Pack Of 4 • Office Depot Inc. $17.10 1 $17.10
Scholastic 40 Graphic Organizers Build Comprehension During Independent Reading • Office Depot Inc. $12.82 1 $12.82
Scholastic MathArt • Office Depot Inc. $11.07 1 $11.07
Scholastic Easy Writing Lessons For Overhead Projectors • Office Depot Inc. $10.22 1 $10.22
Scholastic Easy Grammar Lessons For Overhead Projectors • Office Depot Inc. $10.22 1 $10.22
Scholastic Making Multiplication Easy • Office Depot Inc. $8.51 1 $8.51
Paper Mate(R) Janus Block Erasers, Large, Box Of 40 • Office Depot Inc. $8.34 6 $50.04
Trend Bingo Game, Multiplication • Office Depot Inc. $7.48 2 $14.96
Scholastic Upper Grades Super School Tools, Standard Cursive, Pack Of 36 • Office Depot Inc. $5.98 3 $17.94
Pacon Blank Flash Cards, 2quot x 3quot, Pack Of 1,000 • Office Depot Inc. $5.45 5 $27.25
Pacon Craft Buttons, 1 Lb • Office Depot Inc. $5.36 2 $10.72
Pacon Jelly Beads, Pack Of 1,000 • Office Depot Inc. $3.87 2 $7.74
Everett Pad amp Paper Ruled 16 Lb Foolscap Paper, Wide Ruled, 1/2 Sheet, 8quot x 6 1/4quot, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $3.58 12 $42.96
Pacon Spectra(R) Assorted Color Tissue Pack, 12quot x 18quot, 25 Colors, Pack Of 100 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $3.56 2 $7.12
Office Depot(R) Wood 2 Pencils, Medium Soft Lead, Pack Of 72 • Office Depot Inc. $2.68 15 $40.20
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Twistables(TM) Crayons, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 8 • Office Depot Inc. $2.29 32 $73.28
Boone(R) Educational Chalkboard, 9quot x 12quot, Green Unlined • Office Depot Inc. $2.28 36 $82.08
Riverside Paper Groundwood Assorted Color Construction Paper, 12quot x 18quot • Office Depot Inc. $1.98 4 $7.92
Pacon Craft Pom-Poms, 1quot, Pack Of 100 • Office Depot Inc. $1.76 3 $5.28

Materials cost

$548.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$636.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.73

Total project goal

$776.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$776.26

6 Donors

-$695.48

Donations toward project cost

-$637.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$81.96

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$0.00

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