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Mrs. Jimenez from Las Vegas NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fancy Writing Utensils for Fantastic Writers!

My students need pencils, erasers and markers so that they can write in small groups.

  • $391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"This marker is out again!" This is a constant problem in my class. Dry erase markers are hard to come by with budget cuts and especially how expensive they are. We also need pencils and erasers.

We are a Title I school, and all of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Most of our students come from low-income families.

These supplies will help my students during small group instruction, and stations where they will learn independently. I hope that you will consider our project! Thank you.

My Project

These writing supplies will help motivate my students to stay dedicated to writing in small groups and during stations.

My students will do anything for a mechanical pencil.

It happens to be a very coveted writing utensil.

Dry erase markers are used during my small groups where my students can write ideas and I can help them write sentences or correct their spelling.

It seems like my erasers are poked, chewed, or just plain ripped apart. My hope is that with fancy writing materials like the decorative erasers and pencils the students will take better care of them. My students will only improve with your help and generosity. Thank you!

Mrs. Jimenez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 209 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12/pk (80001) • Staples Advantage $9.96 10 $99.60
BIC Mechanical Pencils, .7mm Lead, Assorted, 24/Pack (MPLP241-BLK) • Staples Advantage $4.91 15 $73.65
Moon Products Woodcase Pencil, HB #2, Assorted Colors, 144/Box • Staples Advantage $32.85 2 $65.70
Paper Mate Expressions Decorated Eraser, 4/Pack • Staples Advantage $2.49 15 $37.35

Materials cost

$276.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.61

Total project goal

$390.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.74

1 Donor

-$390.74

Donations toward project cost

-$332.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.61

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$0.00

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