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Mrs. Parker Kelley from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make It a Point!

Help me give my students 7" pointed scissors, wood pencils, and cap erasers.

  • $259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special because they live in an urban neighborhood that has a ton of mobility. The students are from low poverty families and do not have a lot of experiences outside of their neighborhood. Our school is one of the oldest schools in our district but was remodeled and enlarged 6 years ago. We even have our playground on the roof as we have no green space around our school. We also participate in a fresh fruit and vegetable program at our school, with 100% of our students eligible for free textbooks, breakfast and lunch. Our school has an after school program that is extremely popular, run by a local church/nonprofit organization.

My Project

My students need 7" scissors for their bigger hands. We do a ton of cutting in our classroom so that we are working on our fine motor skills. We are also in need of pencils and cap erasers so that my students don't have to scramble to find something to write with on a daily basis.

Having the needed supplies helps my classroom run smoother everyday for the 180 days that we are in school.

Making it a point to have the supplies helps my students and my parents have a successful 3rd grade career. It helps us to prepare for the real world!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRU RED 7" Kids Pointed Tip Stainless Steel Scissors, Straight Handle, Right & Left Handed (TR55049) • Staples Advantage $4.99 20 $99.80
Business Source Woodcase No. 2 Pencils, #2 Lead, Yellow Wood Barrel, 72/Box • Staples Advantage $15.69 4 $62.76
Charles Leonard Pencil Eraser Caps, Assorted Colors, 40 Per Pack, 24 Packs (CHL80740BN) • Staples Advantage $23.99 1 $23.99

Materials cost

$186.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$219.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.71

Total project goal

$258.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$258.06

1 Donor

-$130.00

Donations toward project cost

-$110.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

match offer

-$128.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.21

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$0.00

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