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Mrs. Scarboro from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Incentives and the Basics

My students need books, tape, paper, and incentive buttons.

  • $336 goal

This project expired on October 10, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember being rewarded by your teacher? I would like my students to be rewarded as well as have basic supplies such as tape and paper.

The students live in a high poverty, high crime area in our large city.

They come to school with many needs ranging from clothing to basic school supplies. Many of our students would not eat a balanced meal if it weren't for school. Our elementary school has one of the highest poverty rates in our district - over 85%.

My Project

This grant provides tape for displaying student work, colored paper for sending home communication, Clifford and Curious George books to start their personal library, and incentive buttons for positive recognition. Students are proud of their work from start to finish. Being able to display their work is an exciting time. Many students would not have books if it were not for their teacher. Each year I give my students at least 2 books for them to start their home library. The incentive buttons will encourage the students to continue to strive for their best.

With budget cuts, I am no longer able to provide these items without your help.

Providing materials to help spotlight, motivate, and educate students will inspire them to reach further. You can help provide incentive buttons, tape, paper, and books to a group of students who would be without if it weren't for YOU!

Mrs. Scarboro
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smilemakers Rewards Student Incentive Buttons • Quill $64.70 1 $64.70
Scotch Masking Tape 2" Wide, 24 Rolls Per Case • Quill $12.14 3 $36.42
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Lemon • Quill $8.99 1 $8.99
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Green • Quill $8.99 1 $8.99
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Orange • Quill $8.99 1 $8.99
Domtar 110 lb. Card Stock White • Quill $11.42 1 $11.42
Classic Children's Books Clifford's Good Deeds, Paperback • Quill $3.50 5 $17.50
Curious George Books Curious George and the Firefighters • Quill $3.50 5 $17.50
Curious George Books Curious George Visits the Zoo • Quill $3.50 5 $17.50
Curious George Books Curious George's First Day of School • Quill $3.50 5 $17.50
Classic Children's Books Clifford's Manners, Paperback • Quill $3.50 5 $17.50

Materials cost

$227.01

Vendor shipping charges

$2.27

State sales tax

$17.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$285.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.36

Total project goal

$335.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.76

2 Donors

-$167.88

Donations toward project cost

-$142.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.18

match offer

-$167.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$142.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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