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Ms. Banton from Richmond VA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. Banton's First Year!

Help me give my students floor cushions, markers, pencils, and other basic supplies for an equal start on their first day of school!

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the pride of the Northside! The majority of my students come from low income households, making it difficult to ensure that they have access to necessary supplies. I know that my students are hard workers and consistently exude such positive energy both in and out of the classroom. It is important to me to provide my students with the best start possible during my first year of teaching. Every student deserves access to a safe, clean, and welcoming classroom! I look forward to every day with these 100 students who will inevitably teach me more about myself and the world than I could expect.

Even though I have yet to meet my students, I know that each one of them are future world changers.

My Project

I believe that ALL of my students deserve an equal opportunity to learn- not having a pencil or paper should not be a barrier to that knowledge. These supplies will allow both my students and I to develop a classroom that supports their development and learning. I have included cushions for a reading nook, writing supplies, and other items that I foresee a need for. Individual folders will allow each student a specific place to store their work in my classroom.

Even though this is only the beginning, any contribution to my classroom is monumental!

I can't wait to put all of these supplies to use!

Ms. Banton
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HIGOGOGO Solid Square Seat Cushion, Tufted Thicken Pillow Seat Corduroy Chair Pad Tatami Floor Cushion for Yoga Meditation Living Room Balcony Office Outdoor, Grey, 22x22 Inch • Amazon Business $36.89 2 $73.78
Crayola Fine Line Markers, Back to School Supplies Classpack, 10 Assorted Colors , 200 Count • Amazon Business $46.25 1 $46.25
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Two Pocket Portfolio Folders, 50-Pack, Blue, Letter Size Paper Folders, by Better Office Products, 50 Pieces, Blue • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Pacon PAC3370 Heavy Duty Anchor Chart Paper, Unruled, 27" Width, 34" Length, 25 Sheets • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
Two Pocket Portfolio Folders, 50-Pack, Black, Letter Size Paper Folders, by Better Office Products, 50 Pieces, Black • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
Mead Loose Leaf Paper, Filler Paper, College Ruled, 200 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 8", 3 Hole Punched, 3 Pack (73185) • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Hate U Give Collector's Edition • Amazon Business $11.76 1 $11.76
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Office Scissors - 3-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Scotch Brand Magic Tape, 6 Dispensered Rolls, Writeable, Invisible, The Original, Engineered for Repairing, Great for Gift Wrapping, 3/4 x 650 Inches (6122) • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
The Sun Is Also a Star • Amazon Business $8.34 1 $8.34

Materials cost

$306.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.25

Total project goal

$401.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$401.69

2 Donors

-$235.00

Donations toward project cost

-$199.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.25

match offer

-$166.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$141.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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