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  • $262 goal

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Ms. Mathis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Let's Start This Year Off Write!

My students need supplies, including highlighters, a pencil sharpener, and paper to enhance our writing center.

My Students

We have a new reading program this year. These supplies are needed and used daily. Our pencils "disappear" or are mysteriously "eaten" by our old pencil sharpener that hardly works. We want to do our best, you can help by donating these writing materials to our class.

The majority of my students come from a low socioeconomic background.

Many of them come from single-family households, homeless shelters, or are raised by grandparents. Some face hardships and challenges in their homes. They look forward to coming to school to learn and to interact with their friends. They have the will to learn but unfortunately they come to school unprepared. I can't fault my students, in fact some times their parents or caregivers just don't have the money to buy what is needed. My students have dreams of becoming teachers, doctors, policemen/women, lawyers, pastors and many other professional careers. They are in fourth grade and already have high aspirations. It is my job to ensure they pursue their dreams.

My Project

These resources will help my students, particularly the ones who don't have anything feel equal to their peers that come to school with supplies. It will help me supply all of my students with the basic essentials needed on a daily basis. We will use these supplies to write in our journals, highlight important details needed to answer questions which is a skill needed for these challenging state tests.

My project is important because it will allow my students the opportunity to showcase their writing and reading skills.

Having these supplies in my classroom will cut out unnecessary time of looking, borrowing or sharing pencils and highlighters from classmates. Your support, along with the supplies that I buy will help my students who don't have anything. The smiles on their faces when they have supplies are priceless. This means a lot to the students who receive.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pencil Sharpener 3 Hole Ipoint Titanium Electric • Teachers' School Supply $81.25 1 $81.25
Bic Brite Liner Highlighter - 6 Pk • Teachers' School Supply $5.35 6 $32.10
School Grade Twin Pocket Folders - 100 Count • Teachers' School Supply $31.00 1 $31.00
4th Graders are No 1 Pencils - 12pk • Teachers' School Supply $2.99 4 $11.96
Composition Paper • Teachers' School Supply $7.59 1 $7.59
Black & White Dot Computer Paper • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$170.89

Vendor shipping charges

$18.80

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.22

Total project goal

$261.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.47

1 Donor

-$130.73

Donations toward project cost

-$111.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.61

match offer

-$130.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by NEA Foundation and one other donor.

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