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Mrs. Ott from Santa Rosa CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Things to Keep The Good Times Rolling!

My students need items to use outdoors and new storage bins for inside our classroom.

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been teaching kindergarten at my school for 17 years. Every day, I am greeted by 22 wonderful, smiling faces. I feel lucky to have a job that I love. However, this year has been especially challenging. In October, our community was ripped apart by the Sonoma fires. Fortunately, none of my students lost their homes, but many had to evacuate for several weeks. School is the one place that they can come on a a daily basis and know that they are safe! My school population is very diverse and challenging, but I wouldn't have it any other way! We are a Title I school, with 94% of our student population qualifying for free and reduced-price lunch. Many of my students do not even come with a backpack or supplies. I usually spend a significant amount of my own money buying supplies for the entire year.

My Project

Most of my kids do not have a front or back yard to play in. They get most of their physical activity at school. I am very fortunate to have my own fenced off playground. I love to bring out new items for my kids all the time. We need new jump ropes, chalk, balls and storage bins to bring some of our stem building things out. I like to keep my kids active and all of these new items will help do so. I also have a table outside that I like to keep stocked with art supplies. These new items will take us to the end of the year and help start the beginning of my next school year too.

Mrs. Ott
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT729BB - Neon Heavy-Duty Book Bin - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
TT729GB - Neon Heavy-Duty Book Bin - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
UB66 - Soccer Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
LA743 - Glitter Pack - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FB188 - Swivel-Handle Jump Rope - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 3 $11.97
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
LC658 - Colored Feathers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
DB159 - Jumbo Chalk Bucket - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 3 $8.97
DW2990 - Jumbo Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 1 $2.19

Materials cost

$130.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.68

Total project goal

$204.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.55

2 Donors

-$204.55

Donations toward project cost

-$173.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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