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Ms. Pappas- Russo from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Modeling Clay for Young Sculptors

The cost of twenty-five five-pound bags of modeling clay, two black inkjet printer cartridges, and one color cartridge from Dick Blick is $397, 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>.

  • $412 goal

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I am the art teacher in a school with over 2,000 students who are very talented young boys and girls. We are located in the South Bronx and never receive money to buy supplies. I buy what I can, but it never seems to be enough. All students finish their work at a different pace and ask me what they can do next. It's easy to just hand them paper and markers, but it would be nice for them to have the opportunity to use supplies that they normally don't have the chance to use. I would love for them to be able to take out some clay and make a sculpture. Letting them have an opportunity like this in getting to create something all on their own with no instruction would have them quietly working and very intrigued. Now when they ask me what can they can do, they will actually be excited to do it. Since I would want to use non-hardening clay, I think it would be great to take a picture of them with what they created so they will have a keepsake to remember. All I will need is non-hardening clay and some ink for my printer.

Ms. Pappas- Russo
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Model C9320BN No 57 Tricolor Ink Cartridges, Pack Of 2 • Office Depot Inc. $62.99 1 $62.99
HP Model C9319BN No 56 Black Ink Cartridges, Pack Of 2 • Office Depot Inc. $35.99 2 $71.98
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Dick Blick $13.95 1 $13.95
BLICK MODELING CLAY 5LB GRAY • Dick Blick $5.39 25 $134.75

Materials cost

$283.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$337.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.03

Total project goal

$411.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.26

5 Donors

-$379.02

Donations toward project cost

-$337.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.24

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$0.00

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