You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Epstein from Allentown PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nice and Clean: All Around and in Between!

Help me give my students what we need for a healthy, clean, and safe learning environment.

  • $337 goal

This project expired on January 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fun! They are high energy teenagers from countries around the world, like the Dominican Republic, Sudan, and Burma. And as typical teens, they love chatting, getting to know each other, and sharing personal cultural experiences. And I love being a part of their lives.

Our ESL class runs the same as a traditional English class, with a curriculum that engages them in high-order reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

As we work to hone their English Language skills, we also build a sense of community and a safe place for learning.

My Project

Cutbacks, lack of time, decreased manpower, and more. These are all reasons our classroom wouldn't pass my mother-in-law's white glove test. Teachers are responsible for cleaning our own classrooms (the only thing we don't need to do is take out the garbage, but even the recycling is on us).

My students want a space they feel comfortable in, somewhere they won't catch germs, pass bacteria, or breath in the flu.

They are completely willing to chip in and help maintain classroom cleanliness. We just need the supplies to help this happen. We will use the materials on "Wipedown Wednesdays"--the day our school nurses want us sanitize the student desks, computers, door handles, phones, and other surfaces. While we are asked to do this, we are not given the supplies to take care of it. We can also clean the white board (which stains easily) and sweep the floors. The students can clean up after themselves with the wipes and the sanitizer.

Specifically, we will use the Magic Erasers on the board, the desks, and other surfaces on conjunction with the spray cleaner. The Expo cleaner will also be used on the board. The broom and dust pan will be used to clean litter from the floor. Some of the wipes will be used on the laptops, while the others can be used for spot cleaning. The disinfectant spray will be used liberally. And the hand sanitiizer will help keep germs from spreading in the first place (fingers crossed!).

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Epstein is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MR. CLEAN MAGIC ERASER PADS 4-3/5 X 2-2/5 BE/WE PGC82027CT PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $56.01 1 $56.01
HAND SANITIZER GEL PUMP 16 OZ CLEAR GJO10451 • School Specialty $7.59 5 $37.95
CLEANER EXPO NON-TOXIC GREEN 22OZ • School Specialty $10.22 3 $30.66
DUST PAN UPRIGHT LOBBY PRO BLACK • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
SPRAY DSNFCT CRISPLINEN - RAC74828EA • School Specialty $8.51 3 $25.53
BROOM PUSH INDOOR SILVER 18 WITH HANDLE • School Specialty $16.32 1 $16.32
WIPES NICE N CLEAN FLUSHABLE 84CT TWIN BUNDLE • School Specialty $4.04 3 $12.12
WIPES NICE N CLEAN 42CT ELECTRONIC • School Specialty $2.83 3 $8.49
CLEANER-GLASS&HARDSURFCE - BIG5551B12 - EACH • School Specialty $2.83 3 $8.49
SPRAY FRSHNR SUNCOT 5.5OZ RAC96718 CASE OF 6 • School Specialty $5.39 1 $5.39

Materials cost

$229.35

Vendor shipping charges

$22.94

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$285.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.42

Total project goal

$336.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$336.15

3 Donors

-$311.98

Donations toward project cost

-$285.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Allentown","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5775230],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3610885,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/nice-and-clean-all-around-and-in-betwee/3610885/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":100,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Epstein","authorIds":{"5775230":{"owner":"Mrs. Epstein","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3610885],"proposalHash":"1549870905","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5775230_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1535114962100","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21259828,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["ODA1MDQw","Mzg3NTY2Nw==","NDk5Njk2OA=="],"teacherId":5775230,"schoolCounty":"Lehigh","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}