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Mr. Tolbert from Detroit MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Art Class Is On the Mark

My students need permanent and washable markers for design projects in art class.

  • $375 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school has been known for excellent academics, building a rich heritage for many years. It has always attracted the best and the brightest students in our city. This is an application school for high-performing and gifted students, serving grades Pre-Kindergarten to 8.

My art students are very talented artists who truly love creating art.

The young artists here create excellent artwork in many mediums. Everyday they impress me with unique ideas and a passion for art. Unfortunately, my art students do not have all the supplies for painting.

My Project

Having mostly taught elementary art for most of my years as teacher I'm still learning what works best for middle school art. I have slowly learned I can do things with them that elementary school students cannot do. Graphic art projects are excellent art lessons for my older middle school students. This year we are doing design art projects. For one my students will create logo designs for fictional companies. They will also design uniforms for sports teams and invent an original flag. These projects work best not with crayons (which my middle school students see as beneath them) and not colored pencils, but markers. My classroom does not have enough markers to do the middle school design projects. My classroom is not being supplied with this basic supply and I hope you can help us.

Mr. Tolbert
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 99 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
21218-1109-Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 256 • Blick Art Materials $73.61 2 $147.22
00846-1072-Sharpie Ultimate Pack - Set of 72 • Blick Art Materials $78.40 1 $78.40
21252-1019-Crayola Super Tips Washable Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Fine Line, Set of 100 • Blick Art Materials $16.65 2 $33.30

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