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Mrs. Contreras from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade: A New Beginning

My students need 25 privacy partitions, 20 writing process folders, 25 sets of crayons, a magnetic management center and a variety of colors of construction paper to start off the new school year.

  • $330 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We're ending the school year soon, but getting ready for a new beginning. It's never to soon to start preparing for a new start. New School Year + Students Eager to Learn + Basic Supplies = Great Scholars!

We are a Title I, inner-city public school in California.

Our school is in a high poverty neighborhood where most parents speak little or no English. My class consists of Latino and Asian students. They are all English language learners who hold a high potential for academic success. About two-thirds of my students participate in our after-school programs until 6 PM five days a week. My students enjoy coming to school and being part of a great learning community. My students have a creative imagination, and they dream of going on magic carpet rides where they can be and do the impossible.

My Project

Anxiously waiting to start my summer adventure with my family, but I'm also thinking about our next school year! Before we know it summer will come and go and My students need 25 privacy partitions, 20 writing process folders, 25 sets of crayons, a magnetic management center and a variety of colors of construction paper to start off the new school year. I will meet my little first graders and go on an amazing journey down first grade learning lane. I always look forward to a new start, but I dread not having the necessary supplies to begin the school year. These resources will not only come in handy all year long, but help us get a jump start on working independently during center time with the use privacy partitions, writing process folders, crayons, a magnetic management center and, construction paper.

Won't you please help us get off to a good start.

Basic supplies should not be a huge headache for any teacher or students. Thank you for taking the time to read our project. With your help we will have an amazing new start.

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Mrs. Contreras
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ689 - Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
CS518 - Giant Twist-Up Crayons - Set of 25 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 4 $35.96
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
HH594 - Magnetic Classroom Management Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DD848 - Read-Along Pointers - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
JJ687 - Privacy Partition - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95
FF358 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 5 $9.95
TA51BU - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA51RG - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA51RD - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA51BK - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA71AC - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.89 1 $3.89
TA50BU - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50VT - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50LL - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Lilac • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50BK - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50RD - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50HG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50YE - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50RG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50MA - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50HR - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38

Materials cost

$225.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$279.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.39

Total project goal

$329.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.25

7 Donors

-$181.26

Donations toward project cost

-$158.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.95

match offer

-$143.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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