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Mrs. Fisk from Bossier City LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencil Problem

Help me give my students pencils and a container to hold them in for the year.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school district, I see that my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. In my classroom, I strive to create a positive learning environment in which they can thrive. In our class, our goal is to give our all every day.

My students are sweet, smart and hardworking.

They deserve the very best that this world has to offer. I can't wait to watch them achieve their hopes and dreams.

My Project

We always seem to have a problem with pencils every school year. We starting giving the students 2 pencils every Monday, that they have to keep up with for the week. This works pretty well, except we still have some students that cant keep up with them. I would like to purchase a toothbrush holder that each student can keep their pencils in for the week. These holders will hopefully help the students to keep up with their pencils. I plan to reward the students that can use this system well with a special treat each week. We are hoping that this project solves our pencil problem.

Mrs. Fisk
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, 72 Packs of 12-Count, Yellow, Pre-sharpened, Class Pack, 864 pencils in box by Madisi • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
ISusser Pack of 12 Plastic Toothbrush Case, 6 Color Portable Dust-proof Toothbrushes Holder for Inside and Outside • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
YETHAN Pre-sharpened Pencils, Pencils Sharpened with Eraser top, 2 HB Pencil, 12pcs/Box, Total:144pcs. • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
YETHAN Pre-sharpened Pencils, Pencils Sharpened with Eraser top, 2 HB Pencil, 12pcs/Box, Total:144pcs. • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89

Materials cost

$101.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.09

Total project goal

$167.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.27

2 Donors

-$142.18

Donations toward project cost

-$142.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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