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Ms. Mitchell from Philadelphia PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper and Pencils, Please!

Help me give my students supplies to keep drawing and writing through June!

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 3rd grade students are inner city, low income children. They all qualify for Title I and free lunch. They come to me with very little exposure to literature and learning. Many have had no preschool experience. About 3/4 of my students enter school significantly behind their peers from more affluent areas.

My students make the effort to come to school every day, regardless of their circumstances.

They work cooperatively, problem solve, and do their best every day to learn as much as they can.

My Project

My students run through paper and pencils like they were snacks. They love to draw and write, and and are always asking for more paper to keep drawing on.

We need paper and pencils to keep making stellar work!

We're running dangerously low on pencils and paper in the art room. I hate to deny my students pencils, and it makes me happy when I can say yes when they ask me to take a pencil back to class with them.

My students don't have paper and pencils at home. I want them to continue to be creative outside my classroom, so when they ask to take the most basic of supplies home with them I would like to continue to be able to say yes.

Ms. Mitchell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Thin-Line Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 200/Box • Staples Advantage $59.09 1 $59.09
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $40.73 1 $40.73
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $37.86 1 $37.86
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 48/Pack (23744) • Staples Advantage $3.14 5 $15.70

Materials cost

$153.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.77

Total project goal

$218.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.45

3 Donors

-$108.92

Donations toward project cost

-$94.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.70

match offer

-$107.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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