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Mrs. Meek from Detroit MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization for Firsties!

Help me give my students binders and folders to help keep my students organized.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year, I am working with a great bunch of first graders! In my class, I have 30 of the most loving, caring, and brightest scholars! They come to school hungry, looking for a safe environment to be themselves. Our school provides breakfast and lunch to our children.

My students and I have created a safe, engaging, homelike environment for us to learn and grow together.

We will use this time together not only for them to grow as students, soaking in information, reaching their goals and moving on to the next grade, but also for me to grow as a teacher.

That's where DonorsChoose.org comes in. My students are from Detroit. Not everyone can buy school supplies, and our school is fairly new. We don't have all of the materials that well established schools have.

My Project

Last school year I purchased binders from the dollar store for all of the children. It helped keep them organized. They kept all of their unfinished work in these binders, and could easily find all of their belongings because everything was in their binders. However, the dollar store binders did not hold up well.

By funding this project, you will be giving my students high quality binders to keep them organized throughout the school year.

By funding this project you would also be giving the students folders, which they will keep in their binders. It will be another way for them to stay organized. Each student will get 2 folders, and each pocket will be for a different subject, reading, math, writing, & science/social studies.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binder, 1 Inch Round Ring – Holds 225 Sheets, PVC-Free / Non-Stick Customizable Cover, White, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $54.16 2 $108.32
Two Pocket Portfolio Folders, 50-Pack, Green, Letter Size Paper Folders, by Better Office Products, 50 Pieces, Green • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Two Pocket Portfolio Folders, 50-Pack, RED, Letter Size Paper Folders, by Better Office Products, 50 Pieces, Red • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$142.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.78

Total project goal

$205.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.21

2 Donors

-$103.00

Donations toward project cost

-$87.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.45

match offer

-$102.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.33

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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