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Mrs. Mendoza from Memphis TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Material Madness!

My students need basic supplies such as 60 packs of pencils, a pencil sharpener, 60 rulers, 55 folders, a class pack of crayons, 30 white boards, and 10 sets of markers to start the new school year off on the right foot.

  • $893 goal

This project expired on September 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I watch my students scrambling for a pencil and rummaging for crayons. These actions are part of daily life in a classroom. Now imagine having all of the supplies you need at your fingertips. My students need supplies so we can spend our time learning.

My students are a lively bunch of fourth graders who love coming to school.

They attend a Title I school in Tennessee. They would rather read a good book, solve a math problem or write an amazing story, than constantly be on the hunt for everyday supplies.

My Project

We are requesting supplies to use in everyday classroom scenarios. A plethora of pencils and crayons are needed to create that story or bar graph. We need whiteboards with markers to brainstorm ideas about a trip and rulers and glue to build a masterpiece. They will learn to navigate these supplies, as well as produce amazing pieces of work to showcase our learning.

Having supplies to help us learn will have a great impact on my class.

No longer will we have to spend our time borrowing and sharpening pencils. No longer will we have to hear that a project can't be done due to lack of supplies. These materials will help us become more effective efficient learners!

Mrs. Mendoza
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RULER PLASTIC 6'' ASSORTED COLORS - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty Inc. $0.28 60 $16.80
PENCILS #2 MIRADO BLACK WARRIOR WOODCASE PACK OF 12 • School Specialty Inc. $2.18 60 $130.80
SHARPENER PENCIL HEAVY DUTY PROSHARP 6 • School Specialty Inc. $85.49 1 $85.49
PORTFOLIO POLY 4 POCKET - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty Inc. $3.32 55 $182.60
CRAYONS CRAYOLA 16 COLOR CLASS PACK OF 800 • School Specialty Inc. $53.19 1 $53.19
GLUE STICK WHITE .28OZ PK30 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty Inc. $8.97 2 $17.94
BOARD WIPE OFF RULED 12X18 PACK OF 10 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty Inc. $33.20 3 $99.60
MARKERS DRY ERASE GREAT ERASE BLT SET OF 6 COLORS • School Specialty Inc. $6.26 10 $62.60

Materials cost

$649.02

Vendor shipping charges

$64.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$758.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.88

Total project goal

$892.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$892.54

6 Donors

-$815.54

Donations toward project cost

-$693.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$122.33

match offer

-$77.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.55

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$0.00

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