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Mrs. Lapacinski from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get It Started Right

My students need the everyday materials in order to keep themselves and the classroom at the top of its game. The books are to always encourage their love of reading.

  • $404 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from the most trauma exposed neighborhoods in our city. They live through nightly chaos, and yet still arrive to school daily, and with a smile on their face. They inspire me, and I want to give them the world. I can't do exactly that, but I can give them a classroom filled with everything they need to succeed.

They have made a commitment and taken on the challenge to be the change.

They want college, they want to learn, they want more- and are starting to gain the confidence that they are capable to do it all.

My Project

The pencil pouches are what I have found to be the most effective way to ensure the students have the needed materials for class on a daily basis. They are able to keep their materials organized and in one place. The chart paper and markers help me to make anchor charts that the students will use on a daily basis and refer to when working independently.

I always love to start off the year with some new books for our classroom library.

Having taught these students in years prior (I am currently looping up with my students from last year and the year prior) I know the books/titles that they love. I know I won't be able to keep these books on the shelves- and that makes me so excited!

Mrs. Lapacinski
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BAZIC Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/ Mesh Window - 24 Pack • Amazon Business $30.95 3 $92.85
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $38.36 2 $76.72
Ghost Boys • AKJ Education $12.40 5 $62.00
Towers Falling • AKJ Education $12.40 3 $37.20
Sharpie 22478 Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.42 2 $16.84
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Don't Even Think About It • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Eighth Grade Is Making Me Sick Ginny Davis's Year In Stuff • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$308.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.50

Total project goal

$403.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$403.33

1 Donor

-$201.66

Donations toward project cost

-$171.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.25

match offer

-$201.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$171.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.25

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$0.00

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