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Ms. Nixon from Fresno CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Cut to the Chase!

Help me give my students the opportunity to create two dimensional art projects using variety sized paper that can be easily and accurately cut using a paper cutter instead of using a scissors.

  • $995 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school was founded on grassroots community efforts to support students from poverty-stricken, unstable home environments and to help them become future Leaders in their community. Our students come from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds and most receive free breakfast and lunch.

Our mission is to provide a healthy, enriching and safe environment for our kids.

We are located in a lower income neighborhood and crime and gang activities surround our school.

Thanks to our Administration, Visual Art classes are offered to all grades from Kindergarten to the Eighth grade. It is heartwarming to see our students excited to come to school and participate in art class. It is why many of the students come school.

My Project

Our students will have the opportunity to create many two dimensional art projects using variety sized paper. Since paper needs to be cut to specific sizes, a paper cutter will allow for easy and accurate cutting.

A paper cutter is an essential tool in the art class.

Cutting paper in the art class is a daily routine and without a paper cutter, it becomes difficult and time consuming using scissors to cut paper for 400 students a day. Sometimes paper needs to be cut during art class and without a paper cutter, this becomes a challenge. Time between art classes is typically five minutes, so having a paper cutter will allow easier transitions between classes.

In summary, a paper cutter will give speed, ease and accuracy to cutting paper in the art room. Students will be able to enjoy many two-dimensional paper art projects with accurately cut paper.

Ms. Nixon
Grades 6-8
  • Aspen Valley Preparatory Academy
  • Fresno, CA

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Swingline ClassicCut Ingento Maple Paper Cutter - 36 in. • Nasco $675.95 1 $675.95

Materials cost

$675.95

Vendor shipping charges

$67.60

State sales tax

$61.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.21

Total project goal

$994.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$994.75

1 Donor

-$994.75

Donations toward project cost

-$845.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.21

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$0.00

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