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Ms. Barron from Indianapolis IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Pave the Way for a Great School Year!

Help me give my students some of the basic classroom supplies to help support, enhance, and empower their learning.

  • $682 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I will be starting my first year as a teacher in Indianapolis Public Schools teaching fourth grade. We have over 33 countries and 24 languages represented in our school. We are a Title I school on the west side of Indianapolis. Over 90% of our students are receiving free/reduced lunches.

The majority of the students in our school have survived trauma or are refugees from other countries.

It is my hope that this project will help me provide a safe, caring, welcoming, and fully stocked classroom for each student who walks through my door. Help me start off my first year of teaching right!

My Project

I am Ms. Barron, and I will be starting my first year as a teacher in Indianapolis Public Schools teaching fourth grade. I have always had a passion for working with children, and I am so excited to begin my first year of teaching!

Building a classroom is a huge task, and many of my students have developmental, educational, and socio-emotional needs that I need to meet before any learning can truly take place.

Classroom sets of dry erase boards and clip boards will allow my students' learning to take place anywhere around our room. Supplies such as markers, crayons, and colored pencils allow my students to express themselves in a variety of different ways.

All of these items will be used daily by my students. I am extremely grateful for your support, and I can't wait to share these items with my kids!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Quill.com $2.97 30 $89.10
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 256/Carton (58-8201) • Quill.com $76.49 1 $76.49
Crayola Crayons, 24/Box • Quill.com $2.37 30 $71.10
CLIPBOARD MASONITE LETTER - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.68 30 $50.40
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel for Workplaces, Clean scent, 8 fl oz Pump Bottle 12/CT (9652-12CT) • Quill.com $47.25 1 $47.25
STUDENT BOARD DRY ERASE PLAIN 9X12 SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $42.59 1 $42.59
Staples Stickies Easel Pads, 25" x 30", White, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads/Carton (23447) • Staples Advantage $35.54 1 $35.54
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners Assorted • Quill.com $11.47 2 $22.94
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Pink, 24/Box (70520) • Staples Advantage $10.39 2 $20.78
Sharpie FLIP CHART Water Based Markers, Bullet Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (22478) • Quill.com $8.41 2 $16.82
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 105 Wipes (30112) • Quill.com $7.99 2 $15.98
Staples Construction Paper, 9"W x 12"L, Assorted, 200/Pack (23104) • Staples Advantage $5.09 3 $15.27
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 48/Pack (23744) • Staples Advantage $3.14 4 $12.56
Expo Block Eraser (81505) • Quill.com $4.79 2 $9.58
Expo Whiteboard Care Dry Erase Cleaner, Blue (81803) • Quill.com $5.35 1 $5.35

Materials cost

$531.75

Vendor shipping charges

$9.30

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$579.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.18

Total project goal

$681.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$681.21

5 Donors

-$661.23

Donations toward project cost

-$579.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.98

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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