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Ms. Weeks from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Basics

Help me give my students basic supplies to get our classroom up and running.

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are new to me. Their teacher quit in November, and I am starting fresh with these students.

My students need a steady teacher presence in their day, and that's me.

Their teacher did not tell them that she was leaving, so they are shocked and still not adjusted.

The last teacher left us with no supplies, and in total chaos. We're trying our best to make a productive classroom out of what we have, but it takes more than we have.

My Project

Our classroom has no supplies. Nothing. No paper. No pencils. No markers.

We need the very basics to get back on track.

Copy paper is one of the most important things in elementary grades, and pencils and markers come in at a close second. Not having enough materials is hurting our ability to learn and be productive in our classroom.

When the last teacher left, she left us with nothing. She quit out of the blue, and starting in this classroom has been really difficult. We're doing the best we can to muddle through, and we need all the help and support we can get.

Ms. Weeks
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRU RED 8.5" x 11" Printer Paper, 20 lbs., 92 Brightness, 500/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (TR56958) • Staples Advantage $40.73 1 $40.73
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 12/Box (58-7712) • Staples Advantage $3.30 10 $33.00
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (10434-CC/22749) • Staples Advantage $10.19 3 $30.57

Materials cost

$104.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.98

Total project goal

$159.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.84

1 Donor

-$54.00

Donations toward project cost

-$45.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.10

match offer

-$105.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.88

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$0.00

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