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Mrs. Shaw from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper Is Precious

My students need copy paper and colored paper for class and home assignments.

  • $174 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are an energetic and hardworking group of children. They enjoy coming to school, but school funding cuts over the years have impacted what schools can provide to individual classrooms.

I teach second grade in an urban neighborhood where all the students at school are eligible for free breakfast and free lunch.

Some students live below the poverty line and their families struggle to provide them with basic necessities needed to be successful in school. Despite these obstacles, our school has hard-working students as well as teachers and staff who strive to make our school a welcoming and inviting place. In addition, our school is one of the top-performing schools in the city.

My Project

The paper would be used for everything, from creating homework packs to classroom assignments to assessments. Because my students are at varying levels and with different needs, having sufficient paper would allow me to create, print, and copy assignments appropriate to the students' needs. Students working at their level would feel more confident in their abilities and more successful in their academic work. The colored paper would be used for different projects such as Black History Month reports and group projects.

Having enough paper would allow my students to work on assignments at their appropriate academic level.

It would help us have enough paper to last for the remainder of the school year.

Mrs. Shaw
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cynthia Rowley Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 92 Bright, 20 LB, 10 Reams of 500 Sheets • Quill.com $41.99 2 $83.98
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, Terrestrial Teal, 500 Sheets/Pack (21849/22479) • Quill.com $17.50 1 $17.50
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Quill.com $13.85 1 $13.85

Materials cost

$115.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.95

Total project goal

$173.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$173.01

6 Donors

-$172.13

Donations toward project cost

-$147.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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