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Mrs. Gonzalez from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper and Pencils for Kids!

My students need paper and pencils.

  • $217 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Paper and pencils are known to be basic tools for learning in a classroom.

My students and I are located in a high need area in New York.

My school is an elementary school with 551 students from K through grade 5. The student body includes 21% English Language Learners and 12% Special Education students. My students are bright and passionate about their education and culture. My school's principal, administrators, and teachers are dedicated towards educating and meeting every student's needs.

My Project

Due to the city's budget cuts, paper and pencils are no longer considered a basic need in the classroom but a luxury to have. Therefore I am requesting this simple, yet essential need. My students and I would be thankful if you could grant this necessity. With these tools I will be able to provide my students with activity sheets and unit exams. I will not have to worry about being unable to provide my students with the materials they need to enhance their education. Your contribution will provide students with paper and pencils for when they need them.

It saddens me that our country's economic crisis has teachers asking for someone to donate pencils and paper.

Unfortunately this is the reality for New York City teachers. I would really appreciate it if someone would be kind enough to provide my students with this void that regrettably exists. THANK YOU!

Mrs. Gonzalez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Pencils #2, Yellow Finish, Un-sharpened • Quill $2.49 6 $14.94
Quill Brand Copy Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size • Quill $68.31 2 $136.62

Materials cost

$151.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.44

Total project goal

$216.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.27

2 Donors

-$216.27

Donations toward project cost

-$183.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.44

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$0.00

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