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Mrs. Holmes from Mesquite TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Low on the Basics

Help me give my students pens, pencils and glue so we can keep taking great notes and keep filling our interactive notebooks! Teaching my students how to take good, clear notes is great college preparation.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In need of the basics! My students come from broken homes, and many go home each day to an unstable environment where they often do not eat dinner, or they have to watch their siblings or work every night. Some are being raised by single-parents, aunts, uncles, or guardians. Through all this, my students work hard. Many just simply cannot afford the simplest supplies needed to be successful in school.

I work in a Title I high school where over 80% of the students are on free and reduced-price lunch.

I want my students to never have to worry about school supplies so their focus can be on learning.

My Project

My students need to be able to enter the classroom and begin their warm-up so that the entire day's lesson doesn't fall behind. When 3- kiddos each day don't have a writing utensil we start the day behind. Starting the period prepared helps the entire class period go smoothly.

My stash I use to supply them has been completely depleted!

Help me get more pens and pencils so we can finish the school year strong. Glue and glue sticks are also running low and in demand as we still have 3 chapters to cover- that's a lot of interactive notes yet to come!

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Mrs. Holmes
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Clear, Washable, 5 Ounces, 24 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $23.51 1 $23.51
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $10.90 2 $21.80
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Limited Edition Candy Pop Pack, 24 Count • Amazon Business $18.39 1 $18.39
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $16.30 1 $16.30
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 144-Count • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Blue, 144-Count • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
Paper Mate Flair Porous Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink (6 Count) • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
STAEDTLER pencil sharpener, premium quality sharpener with screw-on lid, prevents accidental openings, compact size for pencil case and work-station, 511 63BK • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00

Materials cost

$112.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.51

Total project goal

$170.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.08

3 Donors

-$170.08

Donations toward project cost

-$144.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.51

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$0.00

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