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  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Hurtado
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Us Sharpen our Skills!

My students need a working pencil sharpener, pencils, and dry erase markers to complete their school work and to participate in learning activities.

My Students

Imagine what it is like to try to learn in class with out the appropriate materials needed.

My school has a wide variety of students.

We are made of farming children, migrant children, low income children and children from the working class. Many parents are unemployed and cannot afford to buy school supplies for their children. With district budget cuts, teachers can't afford them either.

My Project

Having a pencil sharpener that works would allow my students to participate appropriately! I have found that my students are forced to peel the wood back on their pencils for lead. Also, using dry erase markers is a major part of our math lessons. The students go through them so quickly!

It's important for students to have working writing utensils so they aren't forced to interrupt their learning to ask a friend for a pencil or a marker.

Even worse, they won't have to sit without any writing utensils!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL SHARPENER BOSTON SCHOOL PRO ELECTRIC • ABC School Supply, Inc $37.83 2 $75.66
PENCIL TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 96 • ABC School Supply, Inc $14.24 3 $42.72
MARKER EXPO DRY ERASE 8-COLOR SET CHISEL PACK OF 8 • ABC School Supply, Inc $9.49 3 $28.47

Materials cost

$146.85

Vendor shipping charges

$14.68

State sales tax

$13.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$212.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.44

Total project goal

$249.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.61

4 Donors

-$124.09

Donations toward project cost

-$106.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

match offer

-$124.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Horace Mann and 4 other donors.

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