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  • $263 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lucas
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Paper, Pencils, Pens-Oh My! Help us with our School Supplies!

My students need basic school supplies, such as construction paper, glue sticks, pencils, highlighters for the beginning of the school year, and a desktop organizer for our writing center to maintain organization and cleanliness.

Hello! I am a second year fourth grade teacher in North Carolina. I teach at a low income, at risk school. Many of our students come from disadvantaged homes, and we are very culturally diverse with an extremely large ESL population. I am in desperate need of basic supplies. At the beginning of the school year, I have asked for parents to donate supplies for the class to supplement the minimal allotment given to us by our school district. Unfortunately, based on my experience last year, I do not anticipate much being returned to my classroom. In this proposal, I am asking for a classroom set of crayons, highlighters, pencils, colored pencils and construction paper. I am also requesting a desk organizer that I will use for the writing center in my classroom. This will help maintain organization and cleanliness within my classroom. To start with, I am requesting various sets of pencils, including birthday pencils, and Student of the Week pencils. These will be used as an incentive for the well-behaved students as a treat, as well as a small gift for their birthdays. I am also asking for a classroom set of crayons. My students will be able to utilize these crayons in various parts throughout the year, and having this classroom set will ensure that each student will have the same resources, despite the differences in incomes. In addition to crayons and pencils, I would like to request packets of construction paper for the students to use for their different art projects in my class, including creating covers for their larger stories. The highlighters that I have requested will be utilized during small group reading instruction to help the students focus on the main idea of the stories, as well as during writing instruction to highlight errors that need to be corrected. I hope that with some of these basic supplies for my fourth graders, we can have a successful year. Thank you for taking the time to read my proposal.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
School Smart™ Glue Sticks - White .74 oz. 12-Pack • School Specialty Inc. $12.99 2 $25.98
Elmer's School Glue - Gallon • School Specialty Inc. $11.99 1 $11.99
Instant Desktop Organizer • School Specialty Inc. $13.99 1 $13.99
White, 9"x12" Flame Resistant Construction Paper • School Specialty Inc. $2.05 4 $8.20
Readers are Leaders Pencils - Dozen • School Specialty Inc. $2.99 3 $8.97
Teacher's Pencil Pencils - Dozen • School Specialty Inc. $2.99 1 $2.99
Crayola® Construction Paper™ Crayons Classpack®, arts and crafts • School Specialty Inc. $53.03 1 $53.03
Crayola® Twistables® Colored Pencils - 16 Color Set • School Specialty Inc. $7.42 5 $37.10
DIXON 4 COLOR HIGHLIGHTER SET MFG NO: 47033 • School Specialty Inc. $0.90 8 $7.20

Materials cost

$169.45

Vendor shipping charges

$16.95

State sales tax

$7.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$215.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.20

Total project goal

$262.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.20

2 Donors

-$252.94

Donations toward project cost

-$215.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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