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  • $485 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. McCormick
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Provide Paint Please!

My students need tempra paint to create beautiful and interesting works of art in school.

My Students

How do you create a painting without paint? Unfortunately, this is one riddle for which I have found no answer. Far worse, it's a real obstacle my students will be facing this upcoming school year. Please help them to fill up their palettes and follow their creativity, wherever it might take them.

My students are wonderful, hard workers who have grown an incredible amount since I first met them one year ago.

They have come so far in terms of their technical abilities, as well as their creativity. These kids work hard to not only reach, but surpass the expectations I have set for them. Incredibly, they challenge me every day to be a better teacher and to push myself in the ways I plan and problem solve in the classroom. I have the honor of teaching a great group who do not let the fact that they are under-served and face challenges many kids their age only read about stand in the way of their success. Needless to say, they certainly deserve access to the basic materials necessary to explore, create, and express.

My Project

My students love to paint! The only problem is they need to have paint to use! After burning through every ounce of our paint supply last year, we are going to begin the upcoming year with next to nothing. Making matters more difficult, recently my budget was cut in half, leaving me in the position of having to choose between paint and paper. Over the past week, I've spoken with many students so eager to apply all the lessons of last year toward new projects! Please help make sure my students have the materials necessary to bring their ideas to fruition. They deserve access to the basic supplies necessary to explore their creativity and express themselves visually.

Although the paint I've requested might seem basic or even boring, its impact in my classroom and on my students as artists will be nothing short of extraordinary.

A donation to this project will allow my students to live up to their potential as painters. Freed from the constraints of available supplies, they will be able to enjoy the artistic process of painting, and produce some beautiful work!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/WHT GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 5 $66.10
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/BLK GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 4 $52.88
PUMP LIDS/GALLON • Blick Art Materials $2.20 20 $44.00
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/RED GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 3 $39.66
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/BLU GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 4 $52.88
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/YLW GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 3 $39.66
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/GRN GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 1 $13.22
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/ORG GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 1 $13.22
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/BRN GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 1 $13.22
BLICK STUDENT TEMPRA/VLT GAL • Blick Art Materials $13.22 1 $13.22

Materials cost

$348.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.70

Total project goal

$484.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.69

4 Donors

-$187.06

Donations toward project cost

-$163.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.56

Matching donations from our partners

-$292.34

Match offers toward project cost

-$248.49

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 220 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Thea Foundation and 5 other donors.

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