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Ms. Philip from Menlo Park CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization Is the Key to Success!

Help me give my students bins so that their materials will be well organized.

  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have over 400 curious minds that come into my classroom, each week, ready to learn about art: both the history and the practice of making it. The students I have are in a wide range of ages 5-14 and grades kindergarten through 8th.

For some of my students, this is the first year they have attended my art class, and they are eager to participate!

For others, this is another year for them to learn and experience new things. My students are bright and energetic, with creative minds that shock me sometimes, with the great ideas they come up with. Many of the children I teach have a very hard home life, their parents are both working two to three jobs to scrape by, they are homeless, or they come from a broken family.

The goal of my classroom is that no matter where they come from, or what is going on outside of school, the students have the same opportunities and materials as students in the schools around here. It can be hard at times, but with the support of people like you, I am able to give these students an amazing art class each year.

My Project

Organization is the key to success! So to help students be able to find and organize the materials in the art room. We need storage bins to place everything from safety glasses to stuffing in their own place. At the moment we have different materials sharing the same boxes because they don't have their own space. This leads to confusion when you are looking for materials.

The students need an organized space to learn so that they have access to the materials they need, when they need them.

Knowing where materials are will cut down on time when trying to find what they need.

Ms. Philip
Grades 3-5
  • Willow Oaks School
  • Menlo Park, CA
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $42.89 1 $42.89
Staples Plastic File Box, Letter/Legal Size, Clear (140050) • Staples Advantage $12.99 3 $38.97
OXO Airtight Pet Food Storage POP Container • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Sterilite 20518006 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Stacking Drawer, White Frame with Clear Drawer, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $27.60 1 $27.60
Jezero Mutli-Purpose Milk Crate Mc-24 Mutli-Purpose Black Milk Crate, Rectangle, 13" x 11" x 19" • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Akro-Mils 10126 26 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet, 20-Inch by 10-1/4-Inch by 6-3/8-Inch, Black • Amazon Business $21.56 1 $21.56
Command Medium Refill, White, 36-Strips (GP021-36NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $9.33 2 $18.66
Bella Storage Solution 121-Quart Container, Clear with Locking Lid (601337) • Staples Advantage $15.99 1 $15.99
Command Large Refill Strips, White, 20-Strips, (GP023-20NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98

Materials cost

$240.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$296.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.28

Total project goal

$348.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$348.53

2 Donors

-$150.62

Donations toward project cost

-$150.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$171.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$145.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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