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Mrs. Martinez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Resources for Inner City Kids

The cost of various math manipulative, including a Customary Weight Set (from Lakeshore Learning) is $775, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $813 goal

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I am a second grade teacher at an inner city school in downtown Los Angeles where my students live in a low socio-economic area. My students' parents are hardworking people who work labor jobs. Some work two jobs to support their families. They also use public transportation, and it is difficult for them to provide their children experiences and/or resources that wlld enrich their learning. I am requesting a donation that will help fund much needed resources for my students. My students love math, and I would like more resources to enrich their learning rather than just using workbooks and pencils. Math is subject that is best taught with the use of a variety of manipulatives. Unfortunately, however, these resources are costly. I would like to purchase math manipulatives such math journals, math games and other resources my school does not have the budget for. Your donation will help me create a math center with resources that will enrich my students' learning. This math center will have games, manipulatives and math resources that my students can use in the classroom and checkout to take home.

Mrs. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE955 - Hands-On Math Supply Center - Elementary • Lakeshore Learning $129.50 1 $129.50
GY100X - Math Bingo Library • Lakeshore Learning $55.00 1 $55.00
DA118 - Precision School Balance with Metric Wei • Lakeshore Learning $44.95 1 $44.95
GG286 - Student Telling Time Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
RR175 - Student Place Value Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LC165 - Place Value Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GG458 - Build & Learn Geometry Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
CW346 - Customary Weight Set • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95
RR379 - Building Fractions Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
WA704 - Plastic Geometric Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
GR104 - Multiplication Sliders • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RA807 - Plastic Coins • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
RR968 - Math Journal - Gr. 1-3 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 2 $39.90
EE715 - Making Change • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
RR594 - Place Value Practice Board • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TT272 - Fraction Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
EE294 - Race to a Dollar Operations Game • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$575.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$666.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.25

Total project goal

$812.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$812.50

2 Donors

-$768.44

Donations toward project cost

-$667.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.97

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$0.00

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