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Mrs. Cindy McLain from Chesapeake VA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Greeting Card Creators

Help me give my students Avery Anytime Greeting cards, Avery Colorful labels, and HP 65XL ink so we can create and publish our own greeting cards.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students have a high level of curiosity and their energy is abundant. These children are from diverse backgrounds and households and many have a unique set of needs and challenges to overcome. We have a high population of at-risk students: socially, emotionally, and academically. However, there is also a high desire to be cooperative, respectful, and successful students.

My students' potential is limitless and I see future artists, musicians, computer scientists, athletes, and teachers.

My second-grade scholars have awesome determination. The academic growth that many are experiencing is remarkable because they have the ability and desire to acquire and apply the ​skills necessary to be successful.

My students inspire me to find creative and innovative ways to enhance their educational opportunities and showcase their unique talents.

My Project

My students love to give me cards with sweet messages that they have made at home or during a moment of free time. They often ask if they can make a card for their parents, grandparents, or other loved one.

I would love to supply materials for them to create their own unique greeting cards using blank cards, envelopes, labels, and a publishing program.

This activity can be integrated into our regular language arts rotations or writing time. Students will explore the many occasions that we send greeting cards and practice writing a funny, happy, congratulations, or simply thinking of you card! My kids will be proud to show these creations and share them with their family and friends.

Mrs. Cindy McLain
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 65XL Black Ink Cartridge, High Yield (N9K04AN#140) • Quill.com $27.89 2 $55.78
Avery Anytime Cards, 20/Pack (3266) • Quill.com $13.12 2 $26.24
Avery Anytime Cards, 20/Pack (3266) • Quill.com $13.12 1 $13.12
Avery High-Visibility Laser Address Labels, 1" x 2 5/8", Assorted Colors, 30 Labels/Sheet, 15 Sheets/Pack (5979) • Quill.com $13.12 1 $13.12

Materials cost

$108.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.68

Total project goal

$164.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.56

4 Donors

-$82.50

Donations toward project cost

-$70.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.63

match offer

-$81.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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