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Ms. Belefski from Denver CO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Painting the World!!

My students need basic painting supplies to enrich their art experience.

  • $832 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We believe a high-quality public education should be well within the grasp of students in every neighborhood of Denver, but we also know that for many students, that opportunity is out of reach. That’s why we extend deep into the communities we serve to become more accessible to all families who choose STRIVE Prep, including those who live down the street, around the corner and at the end of the block. 87% are eligible for free and reduced lunch, 97% students of color, 49% English language learners and 13% receive special educational services.

We meet students exactly where they are, challenging, encouraging and supporting every child with the tools and resources needed to push them beyond the limits of their previous achievements.

My Project

STRIVE prep is building a new ARTS curriculum. Our students have had limited access to arts education. These tools would provide students with the opportunity to create a painting with the necessary and proper tools. Not only will they learn how to care for their materials but use them to create an original piece of artwork.

Painting fosters our creative side and nurtures emotional growth.

Students will study color theory, care and use of materials and how painting is used to visually communicate.

The project focuses around the human connection to the creative process and how we can manipulate materials to create voice.

Ms. Belefski
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 270 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
04926-5031-Art Apron - 17" x 29", Dark Blue, Denim • Blick Art Materials $10.19 24 $244.56
06036-1002-Taklon Brush Canisters - Short Handle, Canister of 72 • Blick Art Materials $135.65 1 $135.65
00624-4124-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Cadmium Yellow Deep, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $12.69 2 $25.38
00624-5184-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Cobalt Blue, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $12.69 2 $25.38
00624-4074-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Cadmium Yellow Light, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $9.57 2 $19.14
00624-3224-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Naphthol Crimson, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $9.12 2 $18.24
00624-3444-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Alizarin Crimson Hue, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $9.12 2 $18.24
00624-5234-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Ultramarine Blue, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60
00624-5064-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Brilliant Blue, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60
00624-5594-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Cyan, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60
00624-7054-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Emerald Green, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60
00624-5144-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Phthalocyanine Blue, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60
00624-1014-Blick Artists'' Acrylic - Titanium White, 4.65 oz tube • Blick Art Materials $7.30 2 $14.60

Materials cost

$574.19

Vendor shipping charges

$57.42

State sales tax

$36.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$706.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.76

Total project goal

$831.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$831.73

6 Donors

-$772.91

Donations toward project cost

-$664.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.44

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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