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  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Kline
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Pencils for Pupils

Help me give my students a Heavy Duty Pencil Sharpener and Best Buy markers to enhance their classroom learning and foster creativity!

My Students

My scholars are bight, unique and motivated learners. They attend our Philadelphia public Title I school. When I see my students excited to learn it drives my passion for education. Each year with a new group of children is a journey, this year we are eager to add science extension activities and more technology to our classroom in order to build our science skills and STEM knowledge!

My students are truly some of the most inquisitive and intrinsically motivated learners I have ever had the pleasure of teaching.

All of our students live below the poverty line and are reading below grade level. We have many students in foster homes and some in shelters. Please help me provide the tools they need to close the achievement and increase reading levels.

Thank you for considering our project!

My Project

You wouldn't believe what a huge role a simple classroom staple like a pencil or marker makes in a young learners education. When children don't have sharp pencils and markers the daily flow of the classroom is impacted and learning is disrupted.

Pencils may seem like a basic staple in any classroom, but in our high needs environment many students are living in poverty, loosing sleep at night because they're hungry and coming to school cold without a jacket.

These young scholars aren't always prepared with pencils and markers.

Please help me provide these basic items to my students in order to help them grow and achieve!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ES119 - Heavy-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
JJ438Z - Best-Buy Washable Broad-Tip Markers - Set of 12 Student Packs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $46.99 1 $46.99
SU28 - Pencils - Standard #2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 5 $9.95

Materials cost

$136.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.82

Total project goal

$198.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.80

1 Donor

-$66.27

Donations toward project cost

-$56.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.94

match offer

-$132.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Townsend Press and one other donor.

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