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Mrs. McDonough from Folcroft PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mistakes Are Proof Of Learning.

My students need pencils, erasers and a heavy duty pencil sharpener.

  • $199 goal

This project expired on May 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energized, creative, and hard-working third-grade children. They are writers, illustrators, singers, comedians, and so much more. We are located in a Title I school, and this year, 100% of students will receive free breakfast and lunch. We are located in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our children come from low socioeconomic households and assistance is often needed. Teachers in our school are continually helping families in any way possible. We care for our students as our own.

My Project

The donation of pencils, erasers, and a new pencil sharpener will allow our students the opportunity to get right to work and continue working throughout the school day. Pencils are way underrated by those people who do not spend their days in the classroom! There is nothing that can assist a child to learn more than having the proper tools to get the job complete. By equipping my students with pencils, a sharpener, and erasers, students will be able to work freely, without the added pressure that they are not prepared for the best learning day ever! Erasers and pencils are very much needed in my classroom!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Presharpened Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, Dozen • Staples Advantage $1.77 30 $53.10
Swingline Optima Electric Pencil Sharpener, Black/Orange, Lifetime Warranty • Staples Advantage $46.39 1 $46.39
J.R. Moon Pencil Co. Cap Eraser, Assorted, 144/Pack, 2/Bd • Staples Advantage $23.49 1 $23.49
Helix Professional Hi-polymer Pencil Cap Erasers • Staples Advantage $1.39 10 $13.90

Materials cost

$136.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.81

Total project goal

$198.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.74

1 Donor

-$99.36

Donations toward project cost

-$84.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.90

match offer

-$99.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.91

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$0.00

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