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Ms. Cooper from Rego Park NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fantastic Folders

Help me give my students colored file folders and boxes where they can organize their artwork in progress

  • $312 goal

This project expired on September 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school proudly represents an international community that speaks many languages and represents many cultures. Our multicultural mosaic gives our school a global perspective with high expectations for academic success. The students are highly motivated; the families of these children expect a guarantee of success. To assure the children's academic success, it is vital to provide only the best resources possible.

Students can only achieve if they have the necessary tools to do so.

The families of our children have sacrificed much to be in this country and the children hope to fulfill their families' dreams for success. For that reason, we try to bring the best resources to our students in the hopes of realizing high expectations that will lay a foundation for future opportunities.

My Project

My students take great pride in their artwork and are always concerned that their work in progress stay safely stored until their next class. Having high volume classes means it is super important as a teacher to be exceptionally organized. Over the past few years I have re-used our colored folders (that correspond to each colored table in the classroom) in order to store student ongoing artworks in progress. The folders we currently have are ripped, soiled, and bent out of shape. Having fresh folders for the students to store their work in starting September will surely bring smiles to their faces.

Ms. Cooper
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Top-Tab File Folders, 3-Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Pastel Colors, 100/Box (459684) • Staples Advantage $24.49 1 $24.49
Bankers Box Classroom Magazine File Organizers, 4-Inch, Red, Blue and Yellow, 3 Pack • Staples Advantage $11.29 2 $22.58
Staples Colored File Folders, 3-Tab, Letter, Blue, 100/Box • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Staples Top-Tab File Folders, 3-Tab, Letter Size, Orange, 100/Box (433680) • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, Green, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, Yellow, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Staples Colored File Folders, 1/3-Cut Tab, Letter Size, Red, 100/Box (224519) • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, Purple, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Bankers Box Classroom Magazine File Organizers, 4-Inch, Purple, Green and Orange, 3 Pack • Staples Advantage $9.69 2 $19.38
Staples Reinforced Hanging File Folders, 5-Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25/Box (18654-US-CC) • Staples Advantage $19.29 1 $19.29
Staples Pastel Hanging File Folders, 5 Tab, Letter Size, Assorted, 20/Box (459686) • Staples Advantage $17.59 1 $17.59

Materials cost

$231.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.79

Total project goal

$311.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.94

3 Donors

-$308.56

Donations toward project cost

-$263.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.53

match offer

-$2.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$2.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

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$0.00

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