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Mrs. Perry from Buffalo NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our School Provide Everyday Essentials

Help me give my students everyday essentials. My students are in a high poverty urban area and need all of the help they can get. My students have the biggest hearts are so appreciative!

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students rage from pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. They are the most wonderful kids in the world that simply want a fair shot at life! The majority of my students are refugees who speak little to no English. My students are their families have risked their lives for freedom in this country. Most of of the kids have nothing but their shirts on their backs. They have no food at home, school supplies, hygiene products, or clean clothes. These evert day basic essentials are some times taken for granted. My students are so eager to learn English and become contributing members of society. They just need a little help getting there with a fair shot at life! The children are so appreciative and thankful for any donations we receive.

My Project

My project is geared to help provide my students with the basic necessities to get through the school year, simply one day at a time. I am hopeful to provide students with a snacks to take home when I know they might not receive dinner. Or, to provide a clean shirt after they have worn the same one for weeks upon end. My project is aiming to provide the basic necessities to my students to help make their days a little easier alongside all other hardships they might be battling in their personal lives at home. With full bellies, clean clothes, and school supplies, my students will be provided with encouragement to succeed and want to learn. The items for my project will be seen as positive incentives. My students are so amazing and you will truly be making a difference in a child's life by donating. Thank you!

Mrs. Perry
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GA329 - Learning to Get Along Bilingual Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.50 1 $74.50
Human Body Posters - 33-18 in. x 23-38 in. - Set of 5 • Nasco $59.95 1 $59.95
RA314 - Best Behavior® Bilingual Board Book Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.50 1 $47.50
RE974 - Food & Nutrition Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.50 1 $38.50
Break Box Pros Healthy Snack Mix, Assorted, 23/Pack (700-00001) • Quill.com $37.39 1 $37.39
RE987 - Health & Safety Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.50 1 $36.50
First Aid Emergency Kit • Nasco $35.95 1 $35.95
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws Chips, Variety, 1 Oz., 30/Carton (220-00413) • Quill.com $23.79 1 $23.79
Lipton Noodle Soup Mix, 2 Pouch Box, 5 Pack (00410) • Quill.com $23.79 1 $23.79
Kar's SWEET'N SALTY Snack Mix, 2 oz., 24/Box (08387) • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
Medical Arts Press Hand Hygiene Signs Wash Hands • Quill.com $16.57 1 $16.57
Kar's Nuts, Trail Mix, 24/Box (08361) • Quill.com $15.29 1 $15.29
Carson-Dellosa Hygiene: Kid-Drawn Bulletin Board Set • Quill.com $13.85 1 $13.85
Hygienic/Theraband Hand Exerciser w/ Exercise Illustrations, Individually Packed, Green/ Medium (26040) • Quill.com $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$449.56

Vendor shipping charges

$9.59

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.51

Total project goal

$583.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.40

4 Donors

-$555.89

Donations toward project cost

-$495.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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