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Ms. Luca from Hartford CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year, New Supplies Needed!

My students need school supplies to begin the school year off effectively!

  • $699 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a great bunch! They come from diverse backgrounds, are mostly from low-income households and do not have the opportunity to help supply the classroom with materials or tools that we may need to learn and increase engagement. There are many items our classroom could use that would promote a more structured learning environment and help students succeed. Many students are performing below their expected grade level requirements and would benefit from these items and tools to aid in their daily learning activities. Please help us out, thank you!

My Project

My fabulous, amazing, talented students are in need of supplies to begin the school year! Our classroom needs items such as erasers, dry erase markers, folders, coloring markers, and bright colored paper to make learning more fun to start our year off on the right track. My students come from low income homes and their families struggle to afford clothing and food, so they are unable to come prepared with the necessary tools to help them learn better in school. Providing my students with these classroom "staples" will allow them to work more efficiently in the classroom and prevent them from behind held back during our activities. Thank you in advance for your donation, my students and I appreciate it very much! Happy New School Year!

Ms. Luca
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 74XL Black High Yield/75 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, Multi-pack (2 cart per pack) (CZ139FN • Staples Advantage $79.99 2 $159.98
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Count • Staples Advantage $39.99 2 $79.98
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $33.55 2 $67.10
Staples Textured Poly 2-Pocket Folder, Blue • Staples Advantage $1.49 30 $44.70
Cra-Z-Art Classic Super Washable Broadline Markers, 10/Pack • Staples Advantage $3.49 10 $34.90
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pencil Cap Eraser, Pink, 144/Bx (73015) • Staples Advantage $10.49 3 $31.47
Staples Cover Stock Paper, 8.5" x 11", 67 lb., Assorted, Sheets/Ream (25496) • Staples Advantage $26.99 1 $26.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets/Pack (21004/ 22004) • Staples Advantage $12.74 2 $25.48
Crayola Crayons, 64/Box • Staples Advantage $3.76 5 $18.80
Staples Card Stock Paper, 110 Lbs., White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W, 250 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.96 2 $13.92
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Blue, 500/Ream (20101) • Staples Advantage $9.28 1 $9.28
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Green, 500/Ream (20105) • Staples Advantage $9.05 1 $9.05
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Orange, 500/Ream (20108) • Staples Advantage $9.05 1 $9.05
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Yellow, 500/Ream (20102) • Staples Advantage $9.02 1 $9.02
Swingline Standard Staples, 1/4" Length, 210 Per Strip, 5,000/ Box, 2/Boxes (57035107) • Staples Advantage $7.39 1 $7.39
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Assorted, 400 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $6.01 1 $6.01
Staples Staple Remover, Black • Staples Advantage $2.49 1 $2.49

Materials cost

$555.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$593.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.81

Total project goal

$698.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$698.75

9 Donors

-$558.72

Donations toward project cost

-$482.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.31

match offer

-$131.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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