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Ms. Capo from Paterson NJ is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Health and Hygiene Essentials = Education and Excellence!

My students need hand wipes, hand sanitizer, safe desk cleaning wipes, pencils, paper, healthy snack boxes, pens, Post-its, colored ink, and laminating sheets.

  • $678 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third-grade students walk into our classroom every day full of excitement and enthusiasm. Third grade is an exhilarating experience for most children, but for my students, all of whom come from a high-poverty neighborhood, it is a chance to spend hours visiting and learning in a more positive environment.

Our literacy classroom is a sweet escape that gives these emerging students the chance to become explorers, critical thinkers, and authors.

As a teacher, it is my job to teach diverse groups of students who learn in very different ways. My students are always eager to learn something new. My goal is to help students become active in their education so that they can enjoy learning new ideas and concepts that they can take with them throughout their educational career.

I am determined not let the obstacles of minimal to no resources be discouraging!

My Project

The essential supplies needed will help my students come and go to school healthy, hunger-free, and ready to learn. They will be able to take snacks home at the end of the day to hold them over until dinner time. The snacks will fuel all of my students' minds and help them focus more on learning. The pencils and erasers will help my students to be prepared for class each and every day.

The Kleenex, hand sanitizers, and disinfecting wipes will help with keeping all of my students clean and ready to fight germs.

The copy paper will provide intervention, remediation, and enrichment resources for my students due to the fact they are not provided with workbooks of any kind. The post-it notes will be used for our every day do-now activities that each student looks forward to. The printer ink and laminating sheets are used to keep the classroom clean, colorful, and creative. The different colored pens, staples, and paper clips will allow me to keep each skill set in order and grade each paper carefully.

These supplies give my students and I the opportunity to be prepared every day and to focus solely on learning!

Ms. Capo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 63 Black/Color Ink Cartridges, LOR46AN#140, 2/Pack • Staples Advantage $42.99 2 $85.98
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer, 2 Liter Pump • Staples Advantage $19.99 4 $79.96
Staples Copy Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size • Staples Advantage $34.28 2 $68.56
Bostitch Heavy-Duty Staple Gun • Staples Advantage $45.59 1 $45.59
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 3 mil, 100 Pouches/Pack (TP3854-100) • Staples Advantage $20.84 2 $41.68
Healthy Snacks Variety Box, 37/Bx • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Party Snacks Variety Box, 45/Bx • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Staples Advantage $17.49 2 $34.98
Purell Sanitizing Wipes, Fresh Citrus Scent, 270/Wipes • Staples Advantage $13.69 2 $27.38
Post-it Notes, 3" x 3", Jaipur Collection, 14 Pads/Pack (654-14AU) • Staples Advantage $19.99 1 $19.99
Kleenex Boutique Face Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $11.79 1 $11.79
Universal Vinyl-Coated Wire Paper Clips, No. 1, Assorted Colors, 1000/pack • Staples Advantage $9.19 1 $9.19
Universal Paper Clips, Vinyl Coated Wire, Jumbo, Assorted Colors, 250/Pk • Staples Advantage $8.39 1 $8.39
Staples Disinfecting Wipes, Value Pack, 35 Wipes Canister, 3 Canisters/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.29 1 $6.29
BIC Cristal Ballpoint Stick Pens, Medium, Blue, Dozen • Staples Advantage $3.79 1 $3.79
BIC Cristal Ballpoint Stick Pens, Medium, Black, Dozen • Staples Advantage $3.79 1 $3.79
BIC Cristal Ballpoint Stick Pens, Medium, Red, Dozen • Staples Advantage $3.79 1 $3.79
Stanley Bostitch SharpShooter Heavy Duty Tacker Staples, 1/4" Leg Length, 1,000/Bx • Staples Advantage $3.59 1 $3.59
Staples Arrowhead Cap Erasers, Assorted Colors, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $0.29 10 $2.90

Materials cost

$537.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$575.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.59

Total project goal

$677.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$677.27

1 Donor

-$677.27

Donations toward project cost

-$575.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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