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Mrs. Leach from Providence RI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils, Glue Sticks, Expo Markers OH MY!

Help me give my students pencils, erasers, scissors, glue sticks, highliters and other essential supplies to help them learn.

  • $479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school saying is, "Better today than yesterday! Better tomorrow than today!" I want to make their tomorrow better!

My class consists of a diverse group of learners.

My class has 26 second grade students of varying abilities. The socio-economic background of our students is reflected by our 97% free or reduced-price lunch rate.

I teach in an urban inner city school rich with diversity. Most of my students need additional learning materials to meet grade level expectations. Please help me to make tomorrow better for them!

My Project

My students are energetic learners. They are very eager to learn about the world around them. They come to school daily so they can try to achieve grade-level standards and succeed.

Having basic supplies is often an issue considering our students due to their socioeconomic level of 97 % free and reduced lunch.

My students come to school without the essentials to help them learn. They also do not have these supplies at home to complete their homework and continue their studies to help them achieve at grade level standards. I buy many of these materials myself on sale before the school year begins but to have enough supplies for 26 learners daily is a huge challenge.

My students use pencils, glue sticks, expo markers, and paper daily at center time for Math and Reading. They use index cards and card stock paper to make word cards and posters about books that they are reading and help them with their on going learning.

Having these basic materials in the classroom and to take home to use for homework will help my students to have the supplies necessary to complete their work to help them learn. The smiles on their faces when they receive a pencil or an eraser or another basic supply to complete their work melts my heart.

Mrs. Leach
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $20.59 4 $82.36
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $11.40 4 $45.60
Westcott 5" School Pack of Kids Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection, Blunt, Assorted Colors (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $14.94 3 $44.82
Sharpie Tank Style Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Yellow, Box of 36 • Amazon Business $13.29 3 $39.87
Tombow Mono Hybrid Correction Tape, 20-Pack • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm, “Bright” 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets (99904) • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
STAEDTLER pencil sharpener, premium quality sharpener with screw-on lid, prevents accidental openings, compact size for pencil case and work-station, 511 63BK • Amazon Business $4.00 6 $24.00
Pacon PAC6555 Lightweight Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards, Assorted Neon, 3x5-Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $5.49 4 $21.96
Madisi Assorted Colorful Pencils, Incentive Pencils,#2 HB, 10 Dsigns, 150 Pack, pencils bulk for kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
Mr. Pen - Pencil Erasers, Pencil Top Erasers, 100 Pieces Cap Erasers, Eraser Tops, Pencil Eraser Toppers, School Erasers for Kids, School Supplies for Teachers, Eraser Pencil, Earasers, Eraser Caps • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$370.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$406.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.74

Total project goal

$478.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$478.26

4 Donors

-$221.64

Donations toward project cost

-$214.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$226.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$192.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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