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Mr. Phillips from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils, Sharpeners, And Erasers

The cost of pencils, pencil sharpners, and erasers is $472, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $472 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Someone once said, "It's a far better thing doing nice things for other people." My fourth grade classroom is a highly reading and writing intensive academic environment, which means we use thousands of pencils each school year as well as pencil top erasers and electronic pencil sharpeners. Right now, we are running out of pencils and erasers very quickly, and we're on our last electronic pencil sharpener. In addition, we're in the middle of some HUGE projects--memoirs, issue argument essays, publishing a children's book, and many other amazing life-changing reading and writing experiences. Plus, we need pencils for everyday academic school lessons in general. However, we are almost out of pencils and we're using our last electronic pencil sharpener. Donors of Donor's Choose have been so gracious in the past and have supplied our classroom with so many supplies. We are forever indebted to the many donors who have given so kindly to our educational experiences. Thank you! If funded, these pencils and sharpeners will allow us to continue working hard at our reading and writing projects, which will have a lasting impact on our education and our future, including education beyond high school. Thank you in advance to the donor who decides to make a difference in 23 of NYC's finest--the students of class 402 at P.S. 48, The Joseph Rodman Drake School in Hunts Point, an impoverished section of the South Bronx!

Mr. Phillips
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCHOOL PRO ELECTRIC PENCIL SHARPNER -- Hunt Boston School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill Corporation $33.29 4 $133.16
#2 PENCILS,HB -- Economy Entre Pencils • Quill Corporation $3.14 50 $157.00
12 CT FOOHY CAP ERASERS -- Foohy Cap Pencil Erasers • Quill Corporation $0.75 50 $37.50

Materials cost

$327.66

Vendor shipping charges

$32.77

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$386.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.83

Total project goal

$471.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$471.26

2 Donors

-$445.52

Donations toward project cost

-$386.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.82

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$0.00

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