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 »
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. Q. from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization...Oh, Please Help Me!!

My students need colorful bins to organize their materials and papers.

  • $615 goal

This project expired on December 1, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in Pittsburgh is in the inner city and a magnet school. Many of our students are socioeconomically disadvantaged and approximately 100% of the students at our school qualify for free or reduced lunch.

My students are 3rd and 4th graders.

Teaching two different grade levels makes it extremely hard to organize the students materials and space. Color coded organization will make it much easier to know which materials are for which grade level. An organized classroom makes procedures so much easier! These students deserve a organized, fun, and engaging environment to learn!

My Project

How can teachers help students get the most out of their school day? Organization! When we are organized, our students have materials at their fingertips and will not waste time finding what they need or cleaning up!

My students need organizational supplies to be independent.

Teaching two different grade levels it can be hard for students to know which materials are for their class. Color coding the students materials will make it easy for them to know which materials are for their grade level. As a teacher, I always taught only one grade so organizing a classroom for two grade levels is a bit challenging for me.

The materials requested will allow students to be more organized, which will promote independence within the classroom. The larger bins will be used to store the students differentiated small group games, The smaller bins will be used to house all of the students manipulatives.

Mrs. Q.
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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

5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 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. Q. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ORGANIZER 34'' X 13'' X 19'' 8 SHELVES 12 PLASTIC STORAGE BOXES WITH LIDS • School Specialty $146.27 2 $292.54
GG963BU - Help-Yourself Book Box - Each - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 7 $39.13
GG963RD - Help-Yourself Book Box - Each - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 7 $39.13
LL112BU - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 5 $27.95
LL112RD - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 5 $27.95
LL131RD - Paper Tray Lids - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95
LL131BU - Paper Tray Lids - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Pittsburgh","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1766124],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":2095820,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":60,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Q.","authorIds":{"1766124":{"owner":"Mrs. Q.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[2095820],"proposalHash":"1473033813","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20598292,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTc2NjEyNA==","MzA1MjA0MA==","MzMyNDI2Nw==","MTY0NzQz","Mzk1Nzk2NQ=="],"teacherId":1766124,"schoolCounty":"Allegheny","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}