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Ms. Moloney from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Writing Fun

Help me give my students various writing tools such as pencils, markers and sticky notes to help them develop a love of writing.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is located in a high poverty area and 99% of our students receive free lunch. Many of my students live in temporary housing conditions as a result of poverty or domestic violence. My students often come to school with no school supplies or torn and used supplies. These students often do not even have appropriate clothing for the different types of weather. However, in spite of all these hardships that are through no fault of their own, my students still come to school eager to learn and full of questions and enthusiasm.

Our students are the best of the best and they show that every day that they walk into school with smiles on their faces regardless of what they have experienced at home or on the way to school.

Our students are motivated and determined to learn, and they take advantage of every opportunity that is afforded to them. They are often in our school from seven-thirty in the morning until five-thirty or six o'clock in the evening. Our school is their home and their safe place.

My Project

My students always love to write using a variety of modalities. When students are allowed to write with a utensil of their choice be it pencils, crayons, colored pencils or markers they are more inclined to actually want to write. My students will use all of these tools to help them practice writing sight words as well as write stories and poems.

Writing becomes fun and creative when students are allowed to use the writing tool of their choice.

These various writing tools will encourage and motivate my students to write and share their thoughts as well as develop a love of writing.

Ms. Moloney
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Crayons 13 Sets of 64 Crayon Colors • Quill.com $52.69 1 $52.69
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Quill.com $16.14 3 $48.42
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36/Box • Quill.com $42.49 1 $42.49
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $31.44 1 $31.44
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Miami Collection, 70 Sheets/Pad, 24 Pads/Pack (654-24SSMIA-CP) • Quill.com $28.04 1 $28.04
Top Notch Teacher Products Brite Assorted Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", Pack of 100 (TOP360Q) • Quill.com $2.80 6 $16.80

Materials cost

$219.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.68

Total project goal

$297.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.86

3 Donors

-$178.99

Donations toward project cost

-$152.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.84

Matching donations from our partners

-$118.87

Match offers toward project cost

-$101.04

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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