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Mrs. Adamson from Queens Village NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Is Where the Art Is

Help me give my students basic art supplies so they can create in their homes.

  • $709 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all English Language Learners living in Queens, New York. These students and their wonderful families represent Queens, the heart of New York City, speaking languages ranging from Arabic, Bangladesh, Spanish, Urdu and German. My first, fourth, and fifth grade students are hard workers. We were all taken off guard with the epidemic and I know my students and their families would appreciate any supplies to continue their studies at home.

My Project

One Friday in March, we left our NYC public school for the weekend, not realizing it was the last day we would be all together for the school year. No one was prepared for this pandemic, the upheaval it would have in our family lives. No one could predict this new wave of distance learning that we would be challenged to overcome.

Yet, my resilient students from Queens are persevering during this uncertain time.

They are working. Their families are trying their best. As teachers, we are trying to create lessons and be supportive of our community of learners. These basic art supplies will be used by students so they can continue to create at home. It will be a care package to brighten their day, so they know how much their teacher and their community supports them.

Mrs. Adamson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
13650-1085 - Blick Studio Sketch Pad - 8-1/2" x 11", 100 Sheets $3.42 30 $102.60
10386-1023 - Art Street Construction Paper Pad - 9" x 12", Assorted, 48 Sheets $2.99 30 $89.70
20305-1209 - Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils - Pre-Sharpened, Box of 12 $2.97 30 $89.10
21218-1209 - Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Classic Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 8 $2.97 30 $89.10
00307-1039 - Crayola Washable Watercolor Pan Set - Oval, Set of 8 colors $2.23 30 $66.90
20103-1019 - Crayola Regular Crayon Set - Set of 24 $1.77 30 $53.10
06277-1036 - Crayola Large Paintbrush Variety Classpack - Set of 36 $46.27 1 $46.27
10653-1003 - Pacon Primary Composition Notebook - Grade 3, 24 Sheets $0.89 30 $26.70

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