You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Pastor from Lowell MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just the Basics

Help me give my students basic supplies to ensure every student can meet their potential!

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and are encouraged to learn from each other. Our students come to school to learn both academic and social behaviors. To do so, many of our scholars on the autism spectrum face daily challenges of understanding social cues and building and maintaining relationships with their peers.

Our students are the most diverse students in our district, teaching their peers love, empathy, understanding, and the joys of neurodiversity.

Students on the spectrum struggle to play and work with peers and sustain attention for lengthy amounts of time. By utilizing high-interest curriculum, students can achieve high academic expectations and work on their interpersonal skills. Our classroom will become a valuable environment that best meets the needs of these gifted students.

My Project

Students benefit from having access to basic classroom supplies to help them to accomplish challenging academic tasks. The materials from this project will help students achieve their academic best by giving them opportunities to approach learning in many ways. The pencils will help us write. The chart paper will help because we will be able to post anchor charts on the wall. Students will also be able to write and draw on them for group projects. Students will have crayons appropriate for their motor skills needs. They will be able to cut and paste answers with the glue.

Students will utilize these materials to achieve academic and social success, by having the basic materials needed for a successful classroom!

Each student will have the basic supplies needed and your support will help provide the best materials for their learning.

Ms. Pastor
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Pastor is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25" x 30", White (559) • Staples Advantage $49.49 1 $49.49
CRAYONS CRAYOLA TRIANGULAR CLASSPACK SET OF 256 • School Specialty $45.79 1 $45.79
Ticonderoga Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 30/Pack (13830) • Staples Advantage $6.69 4 $26.76
GLUE STICK ELMERS .24 OZ PURPLE PK OF 60 • School Specialty $24.54 1 $24.54
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 20" x 23", Table Top, White, Primary Ruled (563PRL) • Staples Advantage $20.03 1 $20.03
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 16/pk (81045) • Staples Advantage $14.07 1 $14.07
Sharpie FLIP CHART Water Based Markers, Bullet Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (22478) • Staples Advantage $5.77 1 $5.77

Materials cost

$186.45

Vendor shipping charges

$7.03

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.93

Total project goal

$266.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.21

2 Donors

-$266.21

Donations toward project cost

-$226.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lowell","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4442721],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4067764,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/just-the-basics/4067764/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":12,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Pastor","authorIds":{"4442721":{"owner":"Ms. Pastor","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4067764],"proposalHash":"-225235279","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4442721_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1516892713844","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20932942,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTI1NjE0Mw==","NjQ2NDk4Mw=="],"teacherId":4442721,"schoolCounty":"Middlesex","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}