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Ms. Schwartz from Denver CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Kids Help Refugees! Books, Posters, Blankets for Donation Drive

Help me give my students books, markers, and posters so they can teach other kids about refugees. Plus sheets for their donation drive.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most (90%) of our amazing students live below or near the poverty line. About 60% of our students are learning English in school. Sometimes, our school struggles to get the resources we need to teach and care for our incredible students. This makes the job of a school even more important.

Many students we teach experience poverty, but that's just where they are starting.

Our students love to create art and read. They write computer code and even perform Shakespeare. They have big dreams, but they need to work hard now. Help them reach for those dreams!

My Project

My students watched a UNICEF video about children who are refugees and they got very interested in the subject. Right away they wanted to do something to help. My students have been doing research, talking to local refugee support organizations, and brainstorming projects.

After finding out that our local organization is requesting bed sheets and blankets to help refugees set up their new homes, the class wants to hold a donation drive drive-- they just need a little help to get the project going.

They need posters to publicize the drive, books to learn about the experiences of refugees, and towels to get the donation drive started. Help kids help refugees feel at home!

Ms. Schwartz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $4.99 7 $34.93
Hotel Luxury Bed Sheets Set-Top Quality Softest Bedding 1800 Series Platinum Collection-Deep Pocket,Wrinkle & Fade Resistant (Twin, White) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
VEEYOO Flannel Fleece Blanket - All Seasons Lightweight Luxury Plush Microfiber Blankets for Bed or Couch, Twin Size, Caribbean Blue • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
VEEYOO Flannel Fleece Blanket - All Seasons Lightweight Luxury Plush Microfiber Blankets for Bed or Couch, Twin Size, Purple • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Hotel Luxury Bed Sheets Set Today! On Amazon Softest Bedding 1800 Series Platinum Collection-100%!Deep Pocket,Wrinkle & Fade Resistant (Twin, Brown) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Hotel Luxury Bed Sheets Set Today! On Amazon Softest Bedding 1800 Series Platinum Collection-100%!Deep Pocket,Wrinkle & Fade Resistant (Twin,Burgundy) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey (English and Arabic Edition) • Amazon Business $16.23 1 $16.23
Utopia Bedding 3-Piece Twin Bed Sheet Set - Soft Brushed Microfiber Wrinkle Fade and Stain Resistant - White • Amazon Business $15.94 1 $15.94
Utopia Bedding 3-Piece Microfiber Bed Sheet Set - Fade and Stain Resistant (Twin, Navy) • Amazon Business $15.94 1 $15.94
Utopia Bedding Polar Fleece Premium Bed Blanket - Extra Soft Brushed Microfiber - (Twin, Navy) • Amazon Business $15.94 1 $15.94
Utopia Bedding Polar Fleece Premium Bed Blanket - Extra Soft Brushed Microfiber - (Twin, Grey) • Amazon Business $15.94 1 $15.94
Utopia Bedding Soft Brushed Microfiber Wrinkle Fade and Stain Resistant 3-Piece Twin Bed Sheet Set - Grey • Amazon Business $15.42 1 $15.42
AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set - Twin, Lavender Paisley • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set - Twin, Yellow Scallop • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set - Twin, Blue Floral • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Kunkush: The True Story of a Refugee Cat (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) (Encounter: Encounter) • Amazon Business $13.93 1 $13.93
ArtSkills Neon Poster Boards, Assorted Colors, 11" x 14", 5-Pack (PA-1507) • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Sharpie Pocket Style Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Fluorescent, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73

Materials cost

$295.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.56

Total project goal

$410.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.39

2 Donors

-$201.00

Donations toward project cost

-$178.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.65

match offer

-$200.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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