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Ms. Kowalczyk from Saint Ann MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Going the Distance

Help me give my students items to help them through distance learning and celebrate the end of their 8th-grade year.

  • $452 goal

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My Students

My 8th graders have been greatly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. We have been out of school since March 17; some students chose to stay home for a few days prior to that due to fear of contracting the virus.

My students are currently participating in online learning to continue their quest for learning while out due to COVID-19; however, it absolutely breaks my heart that they did not get to finish out the school year as planned.

They do not get to walk across the stage at 8th-grade graduation, celebrate their year at the inter-district mixer, or get to tour the high school with their fellow 8th-grade comrades.

My Project

Please help me give my students learning materials for distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students are not able to leave their homes due to the quarantine in St. Louis County.

My team and I plan to put together a small gift bag for each of our 80 8th grade students containing items to get them through the rest of our remote learning; these kits will contain items they need, and also small treats to boost motivation.

My students need notebooks to continue note-taking, writing utensils, snacks to fill grumbling tummies, and critical thinking games like Rubix cubes to keep their minds busy.

I am hoping that by delivering these gifts to each of our students, they will be encouraged to continue to persevere during their time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ms. Kowalczyk
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starburst Original Fruit Chews Candy, 2.07 Ounce (36 Single Packs) • Amazon Business $20.46 3 $61.38
Mead Composition Book, 12 Pack of Wide Ruled Composition Notebooks, Wide Rule paper, 100 sheets (200 Pages) , Pastel Color Notebook • Amazon Business $28.59 2 $57.18
YCSHE 30 Pack Mini Cube, Party Puzzle Toy Gift for Children, Puzzle Game Set for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Composition Book Notebook - Hardcover, Wide Ruled (11/32-inch), 100 Sheet, One Subject, 9.75" x 7.5", Assorted Covers: Red, Blue, Green, Purple-12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Composition Book Notebook - Hardcover, Wide Ruled (11/32-inch), 100 Sheet, One Subject, 9.75" x 7.5", Assorted Covers: Red, Blue, Green, Purple-12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Cheez-It, Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Made with 100% Real Cheese, 2.500lb Case (40 Count) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, 25% Less Sugar, 3 Flavor Variety Pack, (58 Pack) • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
GSSUSA 8x4.75x10.5"100pc White Paper Bags with Handles,Goodie Bags, Mechandise Bags, Retail Bags, Party Bags, White Bags with Handles Bulk, 100% Recycled Paper Bags • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
BIC Xtra-Sparkle Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $4.27 4 $17.08

Materials cost

$348.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.76

Total project goal

$451.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$451.71

5 Donors

-$216.59

Donations toward project cost

-$199.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.74

match offer

-$216.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$184.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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