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Mrs. LaRosa from Tobyhanna PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Student Needs a Hero!

My students need a HERO organizational system, which consists of 20 binders, 2 packs of clear sheet protectors, 20 pencil pouches, pencils, pens, highlighters and post-it notes.

  • $365 goal

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I teach 6th/7th grade Special Education in PA. Students at my school participate in a looping program, which means they remain with the same team for 2 years. As we prepare for our 2nd year together, I am fully aware of just how needy our families are. Many students fall in the high poverty range. It would be so exciting to provide all my students with their own school supplies.

Imagine starting school without your HERO (Have Everything Ready & Organized) binder. Worse yet, imagine walking into your classroom and seeing your friends with their new "back to school" items and you have nothing!

I would like ALL my students to arrive on the 1st day and have their own HERO binder and supplies. Many families are struggling to meet their basic needs. I want to remove the stress of financing supplies and focus their attention on learning!

It seems like such a simple request to supply a binder and basic supplies, but to my students it would make a huge difference. "To the world you are someone, but to someone (my class) you are the world!" ~author unknown

Mrs. LaRosa
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate(R) Write Bros.(R) Grip Ballpoint Stick Pens, 0.8 mm, Fine Point, Black Barrel, Black Ink, Pack Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $2.29 4 $9.16
Paper Mate(R) Intro Pen-Style Highlighters, Yellow, Pack Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $4.25 4 $17.00
Office Depot(R) Brand Lite-Touch No-Gap Locking Round-Ring View Binder With Stacked Pockets, 1 1/2 Rings, 280-Sheet Capacity, Blue • Office Depot Inc. $7.49 20 $149.80
Pencil Pouch With Mesh Window, Assorted Colors (No Color Choice) • Office Depot Inc. $1.60 20 $32.00
Paper Mate(R) EarthWrite(TM) Recycled Pencils, No.2 Lead, Yellow Finish, Pack Of 48 • Office Depot Inc. $7.90 2 $15.80
Wilson Jones(R) Top-Loading Nonstick Clear Sheet Protectors, Heavyweight, Nonglare, Box Of 50 • Office Depot Inc. $7.51 2 $15.02
Post-it(R) Recycled Paper Notes, 1 1/2 x 2, Assorted Pastel Colors, 100 Notes Per Pad, Pack Of 12 Pads • Office Depot Inc. $7.67 1 $7.67

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