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Mrs. Ahrens from East Boston MA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Extra! Extra! We Need Some PAPER!

My students need chart paper and construction paper to aid in lessons and crafts.

  • $199 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember making crafts in school? Sending cards home for family members, making your own pop-up books, or making your own masks ans costumes? Construction paper aids very nicely in many educational lessons, and we can't afford to buy any for the students to use!

My students are 2nd grade English Language learners all living in a low income, inner city neighborhood.

They are extremely eager and love learning in school each day. Our school is an inner-city school serving 100% free lunch to our students, based on family income levels.

My Project

We are requesting construction paper and chart tablet paper for our classroom. The school provides dull, thin chart paper for class that make the walls look dismal when posting charts. The papers also rip very easily and are frustrating to work with. With new bright white chart paper, we will be able to make great learning charts to help the students learn throughout the year. The construction paper, which our school does not have money to buy for classroom use, will be used for many different educational projects. The students love making beautiful crafts to demonstrate all that they are learning in class.

With donations from generous people like you, my students will be able to have the supplies that more fortunate schools are able to easily purchase.

We are not requesting much, but these supplies will make a huge difference in our classroom. We hope you'll be able to help us!

Mrs. Ahrens
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bemiss-Jason Ruled Chart Tablets 1-1/2" Ruling, 32Hx24"W • Quill $5.55 12 $66.60
SunWorks Construction Paper, Sky Blue, 9" x 12", 50/sheets • Quill $1.34 3 $4.02
SunWorks Construction Paper, Lilac, 9" x 12", 50/sheets • Quill $1.34 3 $4.02
SunWorks Construction Paper, Violet, 9" x 12", 50/sheets • Quill $1.34 3 $4.02
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50 Pk, Holiday Red • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50/Pk, Bright Green • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50 Pk, Holiday Green • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50/Pk, Magenta • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 12"x18", 50/Pk, Bright White • Quill $3.79 3 $11.37
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 12"x18", 50/Pk, 10 Colors • Quill $3.79 2 $7.58
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50 Pk, Yellow • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67
Pacon All-Purpose Construction Paper 9"x12", 50/PK, Bright White • Quill $1.89 3 $5.67

Materials cost

$131.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$168.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.75

Total project goal

$198.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.35

3 Donors

-$99.16

Donations toward project cost

-$84.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.87

match offer

-$99.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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