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Mrs. Merriman from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No More Spills in Art Class

Help me give my students plastic no-spill water pots to use while they are painting.

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from low-income, inner-city homes. We are a Title I school, and 92% of the students receive free or reduced rates for textbooks and meals. Two-thirds of our students arrive at school by bus. They do not have many extras at home - not even a car to get to and from school when there is an emergency.

My students are sweet, respectful, responsible, happy and curious students who love to explore the endless possibilities in our classrooms.

My students come to school daily ready to learn.

My Project

I am requesting the no-spill water pots to help prevent spills. My students love to paint in art class. They are all very talented young artists. I enjoy letting my students paint and watching them make their own masterpieces.

My students need the no-spill water pots to keep the water from spilling onto their paintings.

My students have been using small plastic cups to hold the water when they paint. The cups tip often and the water runs across their artwork.

My students are great at helping clean up their water. The no-spill water pots will improve help keep my student's painting rather than cleaning water spills. The water pots will be used by students for years to come.

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Mrs. Merriman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Kraft Company - Stackable 6/set Water Pots Assorted Colors 4.5 X 3.5 • Teachers' School Supply $15.77 7 $110.39

Materials cost

$110.39

Vendor shipping charges

$12.14

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.21

Total project goal

$181.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.40

1 Donor

-$181.40

Donations toward project cost

-$154.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.21

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$0.00

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