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Mrs. Perlongo from Copiague NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils Can Change The World

My students need pencils and an electric pencil sharpener to get their work done.

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The smile on my kids faces when I give them a small present makes a huge difference.

I have 315 8th grade students, most of which come from disadvantaged homes.

I ordered these pencils to help boost their confidence and to help them feel good about themselves. It is my hope that when I give them these pencils, I can make their day a little bit brighter.

My Project

My students need pencils to get their work done. Some of my students have a hard time obtaining the materials they need to work, even something as simple as pencils. It is my hope that by having extra pencils, my students can be prepared for my class and their other classes. Using these pencils they can get their work done without thinking twice about not having the right tools.

Your donations will improve my classroom by providing my students with simple tools they need to get their work done.

It is my hope that these simple self esteem boosting pencils can make their day a little sharper.

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Mrs. Perlongo
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 315 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Happy Birthday From Teacher Fun Pencils - 12 Count • Teachers' School Supply $2.99 30 $89.70
Electric Black Pencil Sharpener • Teachers' School Supply $31.99 1 $31.99
If You Think You Can Pencils - 12/pk • Teachers' School Supply $2.95 10 $29.50

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