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Mrs. Richardson from Warren OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Organized!

My students need classroom supplies to support organizational needs and creative thinking such as post-it notes, dry erase markers, storage bins, erasers, chart paper, cursive name tags, and highlighters.

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a large school urban system that houses five different schools, including four PK-8 buildings and one high school. I teach in a fantastic PK-8 school filled with eager to learn students, innovative, hardworking staff members, and supportive administrative leaders. My school houses approximately 1,200 students that live in the Northeastern portion of the city. It is the largest of the four PK-8 buildings in the city. Our minority enrollment is around 42% of the student body. Our offerings and programs provide our students with a plethora of learning opportunities including a balanced literacy framework and a conceptually based math program.

Specifically, I teach fourth grade, home of diverse learners.

Their abilities range from students with disabilities to students identified as gifted learners. Since our school district reports almost 98% of our students as economically disadvantaged, students lean on me and our school to provide them with what they need to learn.

My Project

The students need writing materials such as dry erase markers and erasers for their boards as well as large post-it paper to encourage their creative writing during their literacy time. Literacy is such an important focus of our time in fourth grade and the encourage this development these students need these valuable materials to allow them this opportunity to strive and develop. Many of our students come to school unprepared with their supplies and by having these available for students will allow everyone the same opportunities.

Having the opportunity to work with students of all different needs allows teachers to gauge what is needed to assist students in classroom success.

Organization is one of these important needs for students in my classroom. By offering them the chance to locate materials quickly with personal book bin space, as well as clear identifiers for their desks with cursive name tags, will allow them to be prepared for their day of learning. This will also assist students who are less organized and need that special direction to help them daily in their own classroom space.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (561), Yellow Lined Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $39.49 2 $78.98
Storex Book Bins, 11-Inch, Assorted Colors, 30 Bins (STX70105U06C) • Amazon Business $74.07 1 $74.07
LL119 - Self-Adhesive Nameplate Sleeves - Large • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
EXPO Magnetic Dry Erase Markers with Eraser, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.49 5 $42.45
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $38.36 1 $38.36
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.19 5 $35.95
U Brands Magnetic Dry Erase Board Eraser, Felt Bottom Surface, 4.5 x 2.25 x 1 Inches • Amazon Business $5.07 6 $30.42
10-pack of Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers. 3" by 3" these small erasers work with whiteboards, dry erase boards, and chalk boards. (Chevron) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Sharpie 25053 Tank Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.43 3 $13.29
Bostitch Office HP12 3 Hole Punch • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 4 in x 6 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, Lined, 4 Pads/Pack, 45 Sheets/Pad (4621-SSAU) • Amazon Business $4.04 2 $8.08
JJ275 - Traditional Cursive - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
Post-it Extreme Notes, 3 in x 3 in, 3 pads, 45 sheets per pad, Green, Yellow, Orange (EXTRM33-3TRYMX) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$454.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.71

Total project goal

$578.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.09

1 Donor

-$578.09

Donations toward project cost

-$491.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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