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Mrs. C. from Corona NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

My Kingdom for a Pencil Cup

My students need pencil cups to keep their supplies organized and accessible.

  • $238 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Inquisitive minds, warm hearts, helpful hands, and sponges for brains. These are just some of the ways you could describe the students that walk through our classroom doors each day.

Our students, with limited English skills, live in a high-poverty, big-city community where the goal is to help them blossom into productive learners and speakers.

Their willingness to work hard and achieve is evident in all that they do. They may come from homes where paying the rent and buying food is the priority. Therefore, it is so important for us to support them in as many ways as we can to give them every chance to succeed.

My Project

My students would benefit greatly from having a pencil cup on their desk to organize their #2 pencils (still needed in elementary schools), colored pencils, ruler, eraser, and other classic instruments of communication used by 4th graders.

By keeping the necessary supplies handy and neat right on the corner of their desk they will have all their tools right at their fingertips

There will be no searching through their desk or pencil case to find the right colored pencil when the math problem asks them to color part of the partial products diagram blue and part yellow. They can just jump right to work.

Mrs. C.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snapins Pencil Cup • Nasco $4.82 32 $154.24

Materials cost

$154.24

Vendor shipping charges

$15.42

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$201.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.64

Total project goal

$237.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$237.61

1 Donor

-$237.61

Donations toward project cost

-$201.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.64

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$0.00

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