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  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Diaz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 18 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Us Start Kindergarten the WRITE Way!

My students need writing journals, colored printed paper, and magnetic borders to display work on our whiteboard.

My Students

Children are born with the need to express themselves, but what happens when there are more than thirty students in a kindergarten classroom and only one teacher to listen to all of them?

My students hail from a high-poverty neighborhood; therefore, replenishing basic school supplies is often a hardship for my students' parents.

Due to their financial circumstances, our students often lack essential school supplies which causes them to fall behind their peers.

My Project

My students need writing journals, colored printed paper, and magnetic borders to display work on our whiteboard. With these journals, my students will learn about expressing their ideas using pictures and writing. We will use these journals the entire year so they can track their progress, thus becoming accountable for their work. We will also use the magnetic borders to display important announcements and work on our whiteboards.

Having these resources will help my students learn the importance of expressing their ideas on paper.

They will be able to see their improvement on a daily basis by keeping all their writing pieces together, as opposed to using the folders that they are now expected to keep. Finally, with these journals, paper, and magnetic borders, I will be able to teach my students that if they have something worth saying, they have something worth writing!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Primary Journal 7-1/2x9-3/4" Wide Ruling, White, 100 Sheets/Pad • Quill.com $2.37 122 $289.14
Hammermill Fore MP Colors 20-lb. Pastel Paper 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Assorted • Quill.com $10.87 2 $21.74
Ashley Grade Preschool-12 Magnetic Border Colorful Circles, 12/Pack • Quill.com $6.79 1 $6.79
Ashley Grade Preschool-12 Magnetic Border Owls, 12/Pack • Quill.com $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$324.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.41

Total project goal

$422.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.74

16 Donors

-$192.37

Donations toward project cost

-$166.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.31

Matching donations from our partners

-$227.38

Match offers toward project cost

-$193.27

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Quill and 17 other donors.

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