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Mrs. Knight from Pekin IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Child Deserves New Supplies

My students need new supplies like headphones to use with our chromebooks and new craft supplies.

  • $723 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students who walk into my classroom each day come from a variety of different

socioeconomic backgrounds.

As a total, 60% of our students are from low income families. For many of my students, school is their safe haven. School may be the only time they get a full meal for breakfast and lunch. Many are sent home with snack packs to provide food for the weekend.

It is my goal to create an environment that allows all of my students to have a love of learning that empowers them to chase their dreams. I want each child to know that I care about what they are interested in learning and I will try to find as many resources as I can for them! I want my students to enter my room each day knowing they are loved and cared for.

My Project

August is a time when most kids preparing to go back to school look forward to loading up on school supplies. That usually means long lines at Target or Wal-Mart filled with kids sporting brand new folders and notebooks displaying the hottest sports team, music group or superhero. Unfortunately for a growing number of kids, this process is more stressful than exciting as their families are among a growing number of lower income families in my school district.

Every year I feel the pressure growing to do something extra for these kids to give them the same feeling of pride and inclusion as their peers.

The classroom funds provided by my district that i prefer to use for special projects and field trips are being depleted by the necessity to buy school supplies. Your donation will help provide school supplies to those students in need and help alleviate the cost of classroom craft materials. Thank you for your consideration and take comfort in knowing that your benevolence will make a difference.

Mrs. Knight
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iClever Kids Headphones - Wired Headphones for Kids, Adjustable Headband, Stereo Sound, Foldable, Untangled wires, 3.5mm Aux Jack, 94dB Volume Limited - Childrens Headphones on Ear, Blue • Amazon Business $14.98 5 $74.90
IRIS Extra Large 4" x 6" Photo and Embellishment Craft Keeper, 2 Pack, Multi Color • Amazon Business $56.40 1 $56.40
DOEWORKS 3 Tier Rolling Cart Metal Utility Cart Art Cart Storage Cart Service Rack Shelf, Matte Black • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $53.18 1 $53.18
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased 2HB Pencils, Pre-Sharpened, Box of 30, Yellow (13830) • Amazon Business $6.48 5 $32.40
Create-A-Mural Kids Wall Decals, Rainbow Dry Erase Dot Wall Stickers, (6) 11" Wall Dots, Vinyl Peel & Stick • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Crayola Pip-Squeaks Kids' Marker Collection, Washable Mini Markers, 64 Count • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Top Notch Teacher Products Chart Tablet Polka Dot (1 1/2" Ruled), Black, 24" x 32" • Amazon Business $21.44 1 $21.44
Smart-Fab 3UBR030899 Pre-Stitched Ruffled Craft Fabric - Bulletin Board Borders, 3 Strips, 8' Long, 2.5" Wide, Better than Paper, Rainbow Pack (13 Colors) (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $20.16 1 $20.16
Barker Creek 4" Poster Letters & Bulletin Board Letter Pop-Outs, 24k Gold (LL-1723) • Amazon Business $19.62 1 $19.62
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.28 1 $18.28
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABI Best Selling Colors I • Amazon Business $18.18 1 $18.18
Sharpie 1949557 Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count • Amazon Business $17.46 1 $17.46
Smart Color Art 100 Colors Gel Pens Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing Painting Writing • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Black Felt Letter Board 10x10 Inches. Changeable Letter Board SUPER BUNDLE | 380 Pre-Cut WHITE & GOLD Letters, Numbers, Emojis | Wooden Oak Frame, Wall Mount, BONUS Stand & 2 FREE Storage Bags. • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
White Wood Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
US Art Supply 10 Piece Large Flat Chubby Hog Bristle Children's Tempera and Artist Paint Brushes • Amazon Business $6.96 2 $13.92
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb/176 gsm,"Vintage" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets, Multi-Colored (21003) • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Confetti Positive Sayings Clingy Thingies Accents • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Dazzle Glitter Bingo Dauber Ink 6-Pack - Mixed Colors • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Confetti Positive Sayings Accents • Amazon Business $11.47 1 $11.47
Burlap Clingy Thingies Clips • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Barker Creek - Office Products Double-Sided Bulletin Board Border Scalloped Edge, Gold Bars, 39' (LL-902) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mr. Sketch Watercolor Scented Marker Set, 4-7/8 x 3/4 in, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Neenah Bright White Cardstock, 8.5”x11”, 65lb/176 gsm, Bright White, 75 Sheets (90905) • Amazon Business $5.10 1 $5.10
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

Materials cost

$575.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$614.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.45

Total project goal

$722.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$722.99

11 Donors

-$718.58

Donations toward project cost

-$614.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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