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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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.

 

Mrs. Novy from Springfield IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization is the Key to Our AVID Success!

My students need binders, including the accessories, to help them become better organized and prepare them with skills for high school and college.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 3-5 grade students try their best to stay focused in class everyday. All 13 students are eager learners but unfortunately due to circumstances beyond their control, they have trouble focusing and staying organized.

Over 95% of my students come from low-income families and qualify for free lunch.

Our school is located in a quiet, working class neighborhood in an urban setting. Many of my students go home and do not have a lot of support from their parents or guardians at home. Therefore, most of my students do not have outside learning opportunities when not at school.

My Project

My 3-5 grade students will be taking on the world of AVID this year and we couldn’t be more excited. The best part about this is my students are one of the first special education rooms in our district to engage in this awesome program. I am a firm believer that every student can be successful, regardless of their disability, if given the necessary tools.

I want my students to be successful from the beginning so to be able to do this we need the appropriate supplies.

Since our first goal is organization, we are in desperate need of the binders and accessories to make this happen. We are asking for 3-ring, zippered binders with tab dividers to help the students organize their work by subject. This binder will also include resources that will be easily accessible to help them study. Finally, we have included zippered pencil pouches so that they have quick access to a writing utensil or highlighter. All of these items are part of the AVID program to ensure organizational success. Let’s give them a head start on preparing them for college by showing your support through a donation to our project!!!!

Mrs. Novy
Grades 3-5
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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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. Novy is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Case-it 2-Inch Ring Zipper Binder, Green, D-251-GRE-18 • Amazon Business $14.99 15 $224.85
Avery Big Tab Insertable Plastic Dividers, 8-Tabs, 12 Sets • Amazon Business $22.00 2 $44.00
WODISON 18-Packs 3 Ring Pencil Pouch with Clear Window School Classroom Binder Pocket Case Office Stationery Bag Black • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Avery Binder Pockets, Assorted Colors, 8.5" x 11", Acid-Free, Durable, 15 Total Slash Jackets, 3 Packs (75254) • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97

Materials cost

$313.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.50

Total project goal

$410.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.02

6 Donors

-$285.02

Donations toward project cost

-$242.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

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":"Springfield","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4227924],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3387235,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/organization-is-the-key-to-our-avid-succ/3387235/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":13,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Novy","authorIds":{"4227924":{"owner":"Mrs. Novy","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3387235],"proposalHash":"901495425","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20900138,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTUxNjcyOQ==","MzUyMzU5OQ==","NTUxNjUzOA==","NTU3Mzc5MA==","NTI3NDg4Nw==","NTUxMzYyNw==","NDA3NTU1OQ=="],"teacherId":4227924,"schoolCounty":"Sangamon","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IL","name":"Illinois"}}