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Ms. Goodwin from Hartford CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hurricane Maria is Gone and Our Learning has Just Begun!

My students need basic school supplies, such as binders, markers, and folders.

  • $811 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a great diversity of students in my classes. My students come from all over the world. Here are just a few examples: Republic of Congo, Burundi, Thailand, Nepal, Venezuela, Colombia, Albania, Bosnia, Iran, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Honduras.

Our school is a neighborhood school in Hartford, Connecticut.

I love my job very much and and I take it with all its blessings and challenges. Kids come to school with no English at all and leave with English speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Often times however, I find myself in situations that require my absolute and immediate problem solving. Students in my classes are not only speaking different languages, but come form different background and schooling. Some of them can write just fine, some of them don't know letters yet. These huge differences put me in a position where I am in a constant need of resources for my teaching.

My Project

Many of my new arrivals are students from Puerto Rico, affected by hurricane Maria. I need supplies to help them in their basic every day lives. Folders, binders, markers for the white board, boxes to organize their work.

My students need basic supplies for school.

Our school is one of the schools that got the most new students after Hurricane Maria. The sooner I can help organize themselves in school, the sooner they will be comfortable and ready to learn.

Some of these supplies will be used next year. I want to prepare for a new school year now so we are all set when September arrives.

Ms. Goodwin
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36/Box • Quill.com $31.49 5 $157.45
IRIS STOR-IT-ALL Letter & Legal Size File Box, Clear, 4/Ct (139742) • Quill.com $50.99 3 $152.97
Composition Notebook, Wide Ruled, Black, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2" • Quill.com $1.27 50 $63.50
Kleenex Boutique Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, White, 95 Sheets/Box • Quill.com $1.99 30 $59.70
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill.com $45.04 1 $45.04
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Quill.com $2.97 10 $29.70
Quill Brand 2" 3 Ring Round Ring View Binder, White (7222we) • Quill.com $6.37 4 $25.48
Quill Brand 1" 3 Ring Round Ring View Binder, White (7221we) • Quill.com $4.99 4 $19.96
Globe-Weis Fiberboard Index Card Storage Box, 5x8", Black • Quill.com $16.40 1 $16.40
Oxford 1-Subject Notebook, 8" x 10-1/2", Wide Rule, 70 Sheets • Quill.com $1.44 10 $14.40
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Quill.com $13.85 1 $13.85
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Lemon Yellow, 500 Sheets • Quill.com $13.08 1 $13.08
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Orange, 500 Sheets • Quill.com $13.08 1 $13.08
Oxford Heavy Weight Ruled Index Cards 3x5, 100/Pack • Quill.com $2.29 5 $11.45
2018 Quill Brand Desk Pad Calendar Black, 19 x 24" • Quill.com $8.07 1 $8.07
Oxford Index Cards 3 . x5", Ruled, Cherry, 100/Pack • Quill.com $2.63 2 $5.26

Materials cost

$649.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$689.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.61

Total project goal

$810.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$810.74

1 Donor

-$810.74

Donations toward project cost

-$689.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$121.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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