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Mrs. Renzi
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Just the Basics

Help me give my students folders, crayons, and other general school supplies to make our classroom and learning environment productive and successful.

My Students

I am a special education teacher working with students in grades pre-k to 2nd grade. I provide special education support and direct teaching for nearly 20 students across the four grade levels, collaborating with the different general education classroom teachers to best meet the individual academic, social, and behavioral needs of the students.

Despite their disabilities, my students come into my class smiling and eager to learn every day!

Watching their smiles and excitement when they achieve a goal makes my job the most rewarding ever! My students come from a predominantly low income/high poverty district with high special education and ELL student populations. Students with disabilities require specialized strategies to allow them to become successful in the school setting. My students may need explicit instructions repeated, which may include extended time and using different techniques and tools that are paired with multi-sensory experiences that allow the students to stay engaged.

My Project

In my class, we work with limited supplies due to the lack of funds available from our school and families, which hinders our academic progress. I try my hardest to provide some of the materials we need, but I cannot always fund all the materials necessary. We always need copy paper to copy various learning activities, newsletters, and our writing paper templates that we use daily.

Crayons, markers, glue sticks, and pencils are also needed all year long to engage students in rigorous instructional activities.

Simple office supplies are always in need due to the ages of the students in my class and the lack of instructional supplies like card stock for flashcards, hole punches, and binder rings.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Letter Size Paper Portfolios by Better Office Products, Case of 100, Assorted Primary Colors, (Assorted, 2 Pocket Paper Folders) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $27.13 1 $27.13
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
Blue Paper 2 Pocket Folders with Prongs, 50 Pack, by Better Office Products, Matte Texture, Letter Size Paper Folders, 50 Pack, with 3 Metal Prong Fastener Clips, Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Crayola Classic Colors Fine Line 10 Markers Per Pack (Pack of 6) 60 Markers In Total • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Pendaflex Two-Tone Color File Folders, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 1/3 Cut, 100 per box (152 1/3 ASST) • Amazon Business $15.77 1 $15.77
Tru-Ray Color Wheel Assortment, 9 x 12 Inches, Assorted Colors, Pack of 144 • Amazon Business $7.79 2 $15.58
Crayola Metallic Markers 8 Count, Glitter Markers 6 Count, Combo Pack Bundle • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $5.82 2 $11.64
Low Force One Hole Punch,2 Packs.20 Sheets Punch Capacity,1/4" Holes.Hand Hole Puncher with Anti-Skid Base for Paper,Chipboard,Thin Plastic Card,Thin Metal,Craft Paper and Art Project.(Black&Blue) • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Blue, 12 Count • Amazon Business $10.03 1 $10.03
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Antner 100 Pcs Loose Leaf Binder Rings, 1" Diameter, Nickel Plated Metal Book Rings Key Rings • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Black, 12 Count (Packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
Swingline Desktop Hole Punch, Hole Puncher, Precision Pro, Adjustable, 2 to 3 Holes, 10 Sheet Punch Capacity, Black/Silver (74037) • Amazon Business $7.08 1 $7.08
Avery 8-Tab Binder Dividers, Insertable Multicolor Big Tabs, 1 Set (11111) • Amazon Business $1.23 1 $1.23

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