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Ms. Thomas from Opelousas LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organized and Ready for 2018-2019

My students need whiteboards, pencils, erasers, and other basic supplies and storage for our classroom tables.

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an underfunded and low performing school in an impoverished area of South Louisiana. My students often come to school hungry, tired, and dirty. As a result of not having their basic needs met, many fall behind.

Despite the challenges my students face, they come to school happy and excited to be in their classroom.

They persevere through whatever difficulties they may face and constantly strive to improve. They take joy in learning something new each and every day!

My Project

We are moving from traditional desks to tables this coming school year and need containers and supplies to support working in collaborative groups. Students will be seated together and will need a communal storage place to hold materials accessed daily. The whiteboards will be used daily for quick checks and sharing answers.

Pencils, erasers, and other basic supplies are always needed and often I must replace my students' supplies from my own pocket.

Having these back up supplies will enable my students to have access the tools they need to be successful all year long while reducing a source of stress for me.

Ms. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
  • North Elementary School
  • Opelousas, LA
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Lap Boards Classroom Pack of 30 Small Whiteboards for Students - 30 Felt Erasers and 30 Black Dry Erase Markers • Amazon Business $41.97 1 $41.97
Thornton's Office Supplies Reusable Dry Erase Pockets, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Assorted Colors, 30 Pockets per Pack (61370) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
School Smart 84328 Electric Heavy-Duty Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $19.59 1 $19.59
Storex Classroom Caddy, 9.25 x 9.25 x 5.25 Inches, Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (00940U06C) • Amazon Business $9.48 2 $18.96
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $3.81 1 $3.81

Materials cost

$139.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.53

Total project goal

$216.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.87

2 Donors

-$216.87

Donations toward project cost

-$184.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.53

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$0.00

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