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  • $228 goal

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Ms. L.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Just the Basics

The cost of 2 Index Card Packs, 21 Pencil Sharpeners, 5 Mesh Pencil Cup Holders, 10 packs of Pencils and 4 Dry Erase Markers is $203, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

Pencils Please! My first grade students don't have pencils. I've been supplying them, and so have their parents, but when a six year old who is bursting with ideas that she wants to write breaks the point on her two inch stub of a pencil, it's hard not to empathize with her subsequent frustration. My students in the Bronx are children of recent immigrants. Through their own hard work this year, they have made great gains in academics, and in their ability to speak English and be part of a classroom community. I work to make the classroom and calm place for my students, and having readily available materials would help greatly in doing this. I want to have a box on each table with the supplies that they'll need for most of our work: pencils, sharpeners, index cards, and white board markers. Being able to get to work without having to borrow materials from a friend or search around the room will increase my class' learning this year.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO 2 DRY ERASE MARKERS-BLACK, CHISEL TIP -- Expo 2 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers; Chisel Point, Black • Quill Corporation $11.69 4 $46.76
4X6 BLANK BRISTOL INDEX CARD GUIDES,1/3-CUT -- Gussco Index Card Guides; 4x6" Bristol, Blank • Quill Corporation $10.79 2 $21.58
PENCIL, LADDIE WITH ERASER -- Dixon Laddie Pencils; With Eraser • Quill Corporation $3.59 10 $35.90
MESH PENCIL CUP -- Design Ideas Black Mesh Coordinating Desk Set; Pencil Cup • Quill Corporation $3.14 5 $15.70
TWIN HOLE PENCIL SHARPENER • Nasco $1.44 21 $30.24

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