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Mrs. Clontz from Mobile AL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It is so Basic

Help me give my students some basic supplies to get us through the year!

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a Title I setting. They have many of the same challenges as students around the country, but also have to deal with outside issues that I know I didn't even know about when I was their age.

They need access to tools to broaden their horizons and expand their knowledge of the world beyond their neighborhoods.

There is a lot of potential in my students, but they need to see what the rest of the world has to offer so they can reach for it.

My Project

We need some basic supplies to keep our learning going this year. We need some card stock paper for projects. We also need some colored paper for reminders and special notices. We always need new crayons. It is so hard to add color to assignments without good supplies! I also included new sharpies. They go dull too quickly! I use the labels I included to barcode books, label files, and add information on the back of student ID badges. The uses for labels are endless!

I also added some tissues to our list of supplies.

I never get any at the beginning, being the librarian, but we definitely need them! Students test in the library and have classes in here every day.

Mrs. Clontz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Easy Peel White Address Labels, Sure Feed Technology, Laser, Permanent, 1" x 2-5/8", 3,000 Labels (5160) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Management File Labels, 3/4"x2-1/2", 450/RL, White • Staples Advantage $28.99 1 $28.99
Crayola Crayons, 24/Box • Staples Advantage $1.64 12 $19.68
Staples Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Yellow, 500/Ream (25204) • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Staples Card Stock Paper, 110 Lbs., White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W, 250 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $7.24 2 $14.48
Kleenex Boutique Face Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $12.29 1 $12.29
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Orange, 500/Ream (20108) • Staples Advantage $9.05 1 $9.05
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Black, 1/Dz (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.22 1 $7.22

Materials cost

$136.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.74

Total project goal

$211.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.62

3 Donors

-$101.47

Donations toward project cost

-$93.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.85

match offer

-$101.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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