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Ms. Gionti from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! Basic Supplies Needed for English Class

Help me give my students basic classroom supplies such as index cards, sticky notes, markers, and notebooks.

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"Miss, do you have any markers I can use?" "Do you have any extra index cards?" Without fail, these are some of the most frequently asked questions in my classroom.

At my high-needs school, most students qualify for the free lunch program, meaning they are unable to obtain the most basic school supplies, such as pens and pencils.

My students are a bright, enthusiastic group of individuals who genuinely enjoy learning. It saddens me that they often go without their much-needed school supplies.

My Project

For this proposal, I am requesting classroom basics such as index cards, markers, notebooks, and blank flashcards. The index and flashcards will be used to help students study for their weekly vocabulary quizzes, while the markers and will help them complete their projects. Having these supplies in my classroom will enable me to focus more on instruction and the planned activities, instead of scrounging up supplies for the students. Students will be able to participate in the day's lesson and complete projects without having to worry about having the resources needed.

Without the basic tools used for studying, students are not able to grow as readers, writers, and thinkers.

My students see themselves as scholars, and there is no reason why they should be without the most basic school supplies. With your help, every student will have access to the materials that will give them the education they deserve.

Ms. Gionti
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blank Book - 24-Pack Colorful Notebooks, Unlined Plain Travel Journals for Students, Kids Diaries, Creative Writing Projects, 6 Assorted Colors, 5.5 x 8.5 Inches, Half Letter Size, 24 Sheets • Amazon Business $28.99 2 $57.98
Star Right Blank Flash Cards with Rings in Assorted Colors; 1000 Index Cards - Single Hole Punched with 5 Rings, 2x3 inch for School, Learning, Memory, Recipe Cards and More • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
TOPS 99622 Fluorescent Color Memo Sheets, 20 lb, 4 x 6, Assorted (Pack of 500 Sheets) • Amazon Business $13.39 2 $26.78
Oxford Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1,000 Cards (10 Packs of 100) (30) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
AmazonBasics Felt Tip Marker Pens - Assorted Color, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $11.77 2 $23.54
Post-it Super Sticky Notes Value Pack, 24 Pads/Pack, Convenient School Bus Carry and Storage Case, 2X The Sticking Power, 3 in. x 3 in, Bright Colors (654-24SSBUS) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Clipco Book Rings Medium 1.5-Inch Nickel Plated (100-Pack) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $4.95 2 $9.90
Avery Fashion Reinforcement Labels, Assorted Donut Designs, 1/4" Diameter, Pack of 280 (5748) • Amazon Business $1.70 1 $1.70

Materials cost

$225.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.73

Total project goal

$304.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.87

1 Donor

-$153.00

Donations toward project cost

-$130.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.95

match offer

-$151.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.78

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$0.00

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