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Ms. M. from Atherton CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Coordinated - School is SO Cool

My students need book bags and these items in order to be successful in school as well as fully meet their IEP goals.

  • $642 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The student population I primarily serve come to us from an undeserved community. The challenges are greater than the support we are able to provide, though we try our best. As a case manager at a high school I work with students with special needs. The eligibilities range from Autism Spectrum, Specific Learning Disability, Emotional Disturbance, Hearing/Vision Loss, ADHD (or just ADD), or Other Health Impairment (OHI).

Regardless of their academic deficit, all my kids work equally hard!

They also struggle with executive functioning skills. The more support I am able to provide them in this area the higher the chances are for them to achieve success in school.

My Project

Working with students with special needs come with its challenges and rewards. One thing all case managers/resource teachers struggle with on a daily basis is finding ways to provide basic tools for students to find success in school.

If school supplies could talk, they would have quite the stories to share about the places they have visited!

They are usually everywhere but with the students. I created this project in hopes of acquiring basic tools that will ensure that our high needs students are always ready with their best foot forth and all their tools in one place. My students will use these supplies to complete assignments, get organized, submit assignments in a timely manner, and master their executive functioning skills which they will need later in life. Preparation is the key to success. We (us teachers) want to do everything we can do demonstrate what preparation looks and feels like so that students are able to one day prepare for success on their own.

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Benteng Premium Unisex Leather Backpack College School Bag Student Backpack Fits 15 inch Laptop Weekender Daypack Travel Rucksack Business Bag (Black) • Amazon Business $21.98 5 $109.90
Casual School Backpack for Teenagers Boys Lightweight Daypack Girls Bookbag blue • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Benteng Unisex Classic Superbreak Lightweight Water Resistant School Backpack | Small and Travel Backpack for Outdoor Sports (Black) • Amazon Business $16.99 5 $84.95
AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Colored Pencils, Magicfly Oil Based & Watercolor Pencil Set 48 Assorted Colors Premier Soft Core Drawing Pencils for Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Mead Spiral Notebooks, 1 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 7-1/2", Assorted Colors, 6 Pack (73065) • Amazon Business $10.70 3 $32.10
38 PCs Japanese Puzzle Kitchen Food Erasers Value Pack Puzzle Toys Best for Party Favors • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
BIC MPLMFP241 Xtra-Precision Mechanical Pencil, Metallic Barrel, Fine Point (0.5mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $3.65 5 $18.25
Five Star Filler Paper, Graph Ruled, Reinforced, Loose-Leaf, 11 x 8 1/2" Sheet Size, 100 Sheets/Pack (17012) • Amazon Business $3.49 3 $10.47
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Bulk Plastic Pencil Sharpener Assortment (72 Pack) • Amazon Business $7.71 1 $7.71
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Refills, 0.5 mm Medium, HB, 180 Pieces of Lead (C25BPHB6) • Amazon Business $3.71 2 $7.42

Materials cost

$465.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$545.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.26

Total project goal

$641.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$641.71

2 Donors

-$605.45

Donations toward project cost

-$545.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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