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Ms. Ralph from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper from Paper!

My students need paper cutters and paper making kits to make recycled paper!

  • $609 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in an Environmental Science elective class and one of the projects we would like to do is paper making. We have a million great ideas, but not enough materials to make them all come true.

My students are a diverse bunch of enthusiastic planet savers.

They are wonderful at brainstorming ideas, but they get frustrated when told that we do not have the materials to do certain projects. They are great kids from an urban environment and are low income. Some of them travel a great distance across the city on a bus just to join an environmental magnet. These kids really care. They are the future, let's keep them inspired!

My Project

The paper making kits will ensure that my students get a chance to enjoy making recycled paper. To do this without a screen or paper making kit is very hard. This would make it easier for all kids to enjoy this activity. We have a number of project ideas, such as writing Thank You notes on recycled paper, giving Valentine's Day cards on recycled paper, etc. These materials would give us a chance to do this.

Getting a chance to use paper twice or three times will eliminate the amount of trash my students use.

They are the school's recyclers and this would inspire them to collect even more used paper and keep it from the landfills. Being able to do something fun and creative with trash is a great motivator in recycling it. Especially if you're 12.

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Ms. Ralph
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CUTTER PAPER FISKARS CIRCLE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $18.00 1 $18.00
DIP INTO PAPERMAKING II CLASSROOM SET • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $136.79 2 $273.58
SEED PAPER FLOWERS CLSSRM KT • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $29.92 3 $89.76
TRIMMER SURE CUT FISKARS TITANIUM 12'' • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $18.04 1 $18.04

Materials cost

$399.38

Vendor shipping charges

$39.94

State sales tax

$36.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$516.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.21

Total project goal

$608.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$608.06

8 Donors

-$304.03

Donations toward project cost

-$258.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.60

match offer

-$304.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$258.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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