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Ms. Grindstaff from Morganton NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Me Get My Class Off to a Great Start

My students need folders, markers, pens and erasers to get the year started off on a good foot.

  • $239 goal

This project expired on August 18, 2018.

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My Students

I have 30 awesome fourth graders. Most of my students come from low-income families. These are hard-working students who just need a few basic items to get ahead in school. They are eager to learn and can't wait to be introduced to new things. They are always so appreciative of any new materials that we bring in or are donated to our classroom. I just want to see them have the same opportunities as every student in the world should.

My Project

I need erasers, pens, dry erase markers, a stapler,and folders to help the get the year off to a good start. Many of my students are not able to purchase the very basic materials at the beginning of the year.

My students want to be successful and I want them to be successful by providing them with the materials that they need.

Since my students come from low income families and many times can not afford to buy the basic materials for the school year. Please help my students with the basic materials to start the year off on a great hand.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Blue, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 4 $35.96
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted Primary, 4/pk (80074) • Staples Advantage $7.49 4 $29.96
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel Roller Pens, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (31020) • Staples Advantage $13.99 2 $27.98
Staples Electric Half Strip Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Black and Gold (45258) • Staples Advantage $27.45 1 $27.45
Expo Eraser XL Eraser-Pad Refill (9387) • Staples Advantage $8.29 3 $24.87
Dixon Pink Carnation Eraser, Medium, Dozen • Staples Advantage $2.93 4 $11.72

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