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Ms. Myroup from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils, Please!

My students need a new pencil sharpener and pre-sharpened pencils! We are running out of supplies!

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are hilarious, loving, and helpful second graders, and they could make anyone smile. My students are beginning to grow a great love of learning and reading. They have reached an age in which they are reading to learn instead of learning to read. They are also learning how to have deep, meaningful conversations about books.

My students represent the south side of Chicago.

They come from a low-income neighborhood and are of low socioeconomic status. They live in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

My Project

We need pencils! This school year, we have found that our classroom is quickly running low on pencils. Our school offers a supply day, but it has not been able to give us enough. I have also requested a classroom pencil sharpener because ours was very old and it recently broke. I am hoping that the one that I have chosen for this project is of better quality and will last for many school years. Our class would love to lose the stress of sharpening and looking for pencils to use each day. Our kids are beginning to hoard the pencils that we have left because they know how important that they are to our learning each day.

Ms. Myroup
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 4 $49.96
X-ACTO ProX Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$102.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.62

Total project goal

$157.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.45

7 Donors

-$157.45

Donations toward project cost

-$133.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.62

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$0.00

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