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Mrs. Mulvaney from Toppenish WA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Family Night of Fun!

Help me give my students a fun filled family night learning about math and reading!

  • $979 goal

This project expired on February 13, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a librarian/technology teacher in a rural part of the state of Washington. Our school has a high migrant population, and all of our students receive free lunch. My students come from a variety of backgrounds and situations, yet each and every day, they come to school with smiles on their faces and joy in their hearts. Thank you in advance for helping me instill a love of reading all while preparing my students to be college and career ready in a 21st century world!

My Project

I am asking for materials to make our family nights successful. Many of the items that I have asked for are sustainable; meaning that they can be used at each of our family nights throughout the year. My project has two categories of items. The first thing I am asking for is supplies to prepare food. We have discovered that if we feed families, they are more likely to come to family involvement nights. For this reason I have asked for hot water dispensers, sponges, dish towels and more. The second group of items I have asked for is academic supplies. These will be used for family nights with a focus on reading or math. During these family nights we will be able to give students pencils, crayons, dice, wiki sticks and more to take home with them and continue their learning at home. Lastly, I have asked for items to create photobooths that way our students have memories from these family nights. These pictures will be printed and shared with families after the family night.

We love having parents involved in their child's education.

We also love offering a free activity for our parents and families in the evenings. Our parents have said that they enjoy getting out of the house, having a meal, meeting other parents, getting to know our staff and completing activities with their children. Thank you for providing us with the materials needed to make these events successful!

Mrs. Mulvaney
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 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Yellow, Pre-sharpened, Class Pack, 576 pencils in box by Madisi • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids, Creativity and Educational Building Toys for Children, STEM Approved • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Hamilton Beach Dual-Spout Coffee Urn, 45 Cups, Silver (40518), • Amazon Business $44.68 2 $89.36
Brybelly 400 Count of 16mm Dice, 6-Sided – Purple, Blue, Green, Red Colored Dice – Great for Board Games & DIY Games • Amazon Business $37.99 2 $75.98
Bulk Crayons - 576 Crayons! 144 Packs of 4, Premium Color Crayons for Kids and Toddlers, Non-Toxic, Perfect for Party Favors, Restaurants, Goody Bags, Arts and Crafts Supply by Bedwina • Amazon Business $28.49 2 $56.98
Nestle Hot Cocoa Mix, Rich Chocolate Flavor with Mini Marshmallows, 0.71 oz Packets (Pack of 300) • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
WikkiStix WKX805 Big Count Box of 468, Yarn/Food Grade Wax • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
CYLYH 8x6ft Wood Backdrop White Wood Pattern Photo Background Collapsible Party Decoration Backdrops D099 • Amazon Business $26.88 1 $26.88
Fadeless PAC57465 Bulletin Board Art Paper, Reclaimed Brick, 48" x 50', 1 Roll • Amazon Business $24.14 1 $24.14
NESTLE COFFEE-MATE Coffee Creamer, Italian Sweet Creme, liquid creamer singles, 50 Count (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
Pacon Fadeless Designs Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Weathered Wood (56515) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
JVIGUE 3 Pack Foil Curtains Metallic Foil Fringe Curtain for Birthday Party Photo Backdrop Wedding Event Decor (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Utopia Towels Kitchen Towels 12 Pack, 15 x 25 Inches Cotton Dish Towels, Tea Towels and Bar Towels, Blue • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
24 Sets Back To School Photo Booth Props Kit - First Day of School Camera Props Kit Party Supplies for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Back to School Banner Decorations - Creative Pencil Banner | Teacher Decorations for Classroom | First Day of School Decorations | Kindergarten | Back to School Decorations Party Supplies | Felt • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Back to School Decorations for Classroom - 2 Garland with School Props | Back to School Banner for Pre School, Kindergarten, Office | Teacher Decorations for Classroom, First Day of School Decorations • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch Scrub Sponge, Cleaning Power for Everyday Jobs, 9 Scrub Sponges • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82

Materials cost

$727.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$63.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$831.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.81

Total project goal

$978.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$978.75

2 Donors

-$490.00

Donations toward project cost

-$416.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$488.75

Match offers toward project cost

-$415.44

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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