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Mrs. M. from Yonkers NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mural Painting- To Beautify Our School Community.

Help me give my students all the supplies that they will need to paint a mural and beautify our school community.

  • $443 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a special education school, serving emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and other special education classified students.

Our students come from low socio-economic backgrounds in New York City.

Over 95% of the student body is eligible for free lunch, and more than 90% receive public assistance.

I am currently an Art teacher in the Greenburgh North Castle UFSD, where a number of factors contribute to a challenging but constructive environment for students, and for myself. The classes are made up of students with a range of learning levels, as well as a variety of emotional disturbances and behavioral issues, ranging from Asperger Syndrome to ADHD. Along with refining my ability to teach to multiple levels of learning in a single class, my time spent here has provoked a new level of self-sufficiency for me in terms of classroom materials. Funding is short, and anything above the barest essentials must be procured by me.

My Project

Our school building is not great, but our students still take pride in that this is the place that they come to learn every day. The students and I have come up with a beautification plan for our school. We want to line the walls with creative works of art and make it a place that everyone would love to come to learn. This is why we need these supplies to paint a mural. We need acrylic mural paint and masking tape. The mural will represent the hard work and pride of the students that currently attend our school and will leave something behind to inspire the students to come.

Mrs. M.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
24119-5112-Painter''s Masking Tape - 1-1/2", Blue • Blick Art Materials $8.85 15 $132.75
01625-4036-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Glam Rock (Gold), 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $9.19 2 $18.38
01625-6506-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Purple Haze, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $9.19 2 $18.38
01625-4026-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Scorched, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-3916-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Stop, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-1696-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Polar, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-7036-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Go, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-4866-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Ice, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-4636-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Fury, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $7.82 2 $15.64
01625-7026-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Slime, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90
01625-1036-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Sand, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90
01625-5116-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Calypso, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90
01625-8716-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Dirt, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90
01625-8086-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Mud, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90
01625-2036-Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint - Blacktop Black, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $6.45 2 $12.90

Materials cost

$340.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.33

Total project goal

$442.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.19

6 Donors

-$220.30

Donations toward project cost

-$188.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.69

match offer

-$220.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$187.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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