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

Paper Please

Help me give my students white copy paper and a variety of colored paper.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My seventh and eighth grade students come to school carrying piles of stress and the impact of tragedies on their shoulders. They face more troubles in their short lives than I would hope to face in a lifetime. Yet, despite their hardships, they continue to amaze me.

My students attend school in a building that is over 100 years old with a lack of resources; yet, they harness the potential to change the world.

They just need access to resources to reach and realize their full potential. Now, that is where amazing people like you come in.

My Project

Although we are becoming more eco friendly each year, paper is still an essential item in all classrooms. I find myself coming in early and staying late 4 out of 5 days of the week just to make copies!

We need and use paper every day!

It’s hard to put into words the importance of this simple item. The white copy paper will be used to make copies of homework, review work, permission slips, small group instruction practice sheets and so much more.. The colored paper will become math reference sheets, parent newsletters, and important documents that will go home or be pasted in the books.

Mrs. Pauline
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quill Brand Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 92 Bright, 20 LB, 10 Reams of 500 Sheets (720222) • Quill.com $58.99 1 $58.99
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Quill.com $17.84 1 $17.84
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Green, 500 Sheets • Quill.com $14.44 1 $14.44
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Pink, 500 sheets • Quill.com $13.17 1 $13.17
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Canary Yellow, 500 sheets • Quill.com $12.99 1 $12.99
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Green, 500 sheets • Quill.com $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$128.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.30

Total project goal

$188.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.65

1 Donor

-$188.65

Donations toward project cost

-$160.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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