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Ms. Lute from Washington DC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year - New Supplies!

Help me give my students a refresh on basic classroom supplies for the new year!

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first-year​ teacher at a priority school in DC. Our school has been labeled as a "40-40" school, meaning that we are among the lowest performing schools in our district. One hundred percent of our kiddos receive free or reduced-price lunch. Our school population also has a high number of special education students. In my room, I have a variety of learners, including students with ADHD, speech impediments, learning disorders, and emotional disturbance.

We don't receive supplies from parents or the school, so we are trying to fill the gap with help from donors!

With your help, we can create a loving, warm learning environment for my first graders where they have access to all the materials they need to learn!

My Project

Our Eureka math curriculum includes lots of building things out of clay/playdough - but all of our play dough is dried out and mixed together! The Play-Do will be used for our hands-on math block. The plastic folders will be used to hold our math worksheets and the C-Line Classroom Connector School-to-Home Folders will replace the ones that have gotten lost. These basic supplies will help us finish our kindergarten year off strong!

We are officially half way through kindergarten; We are also through many of our basic supplies (markers, crayons, pencils etc) and need a refresh to restock our shared table caddies.

Ms. Lute
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 2 Pack 64 Ct Crayons (52-0064) • Amazon Business $10.67 4 $42.68
C-Line Classroom Connector School-to-Home Folders, Blue, 25 per Box (32005) • Amazon Business $37.23 1 $37.23
Youngever 12 Plastic Pack Pocket Folders - Heavy Duty Plastic 2 Pocket Folder, in 6 Colors • Amazon Business $15.95 2 $31.90
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased My First Tri-Write Pencils, #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 36 Count (13082) • Amazon Business $11.48 2 $22.96
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Beginner Pencils, #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 12 Count (13308) • Amazon Business $5.68 4 $22.72
Crayola 12 Ct Ultra-Clean Washable Markers • Amazon Business $5.55 3 $16.65
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98

Materials cost

$190.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.36

Total project goal

$275.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.74

2 Donors

-$92.00

Donations toward project cost

-$78.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.80

match offer

-$183.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.56

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$0.00

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