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Ms. Eddins from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Post Harvey Supplies Needed

My students need tape, rubber bands, paper clips, folders, and other supplies and resources hole punched post Hurricane Harvey.

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income area in Houston, my students face struggles in and out of the classroom. With the recent devastation of Hurricane Harvey, many students lost their homes, uniforms and supplies. Some of my students are still displaced after almost seven months. It is my job to make the classroom a home away from home. Also, many students are 1-3 years as a ESL (English as a Second Language) student. Despite the challenges, all of my students are eager and willing to learn to his or her potential.

Many students move around from parent to parent or family member throughout the school year.

We have students that are considered "homeless" and all are on the free and reduced breakfast/lunch program. Students seek stability and find it in my reading classroom.

My Project

The materials that I am requesting are supplies students need like folders, tape, colored pencils, sharpies. Almost seven months after Hurricane Harvey, many of my student's families are still displaced trying to find permanent housing, find money to buy supplies and uniforms. Other resources that are needed like a hole punch, colored tape, and classroom board decorations are supplies needed in the classroom. The classroom becomes a "home away from home" for many of my students. Students are excited when I update a classroom bulletin board with colorful border or student work. These resources will be a tremendous help to make students eager to work in a colorful and educational classroom!

Ms. Eddins
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Swingline Commercial Electric Punch, 3 Holes, 8 1/2" Centers, 28 Sheets • Quill.com $156.39 1 $156.39
Quill Brand Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 92 Bright, 20 LB, 10 Reams of 500 Sheets • Quill.com $52.99 1 $52.99
Sparco Removeable Storage Drawer Organizer, Clear, 6" x 6" x 7.3" • Quill.com $10.96 3 $32.88
Ashley 8 1/2" x 11" Die-Cut Magnet, Yellow Stars, 12/Pack • Quill.com $4.67 5 $23.35
Tape Logic 3/4"(W) x 20 yds(L) Vinyl Electrical Tape, Red, 10/Pack • Quill.com $21.84 1 $21.84
Quill Brand Contour Tape Dispenser Black • Quill.com $4.50 4 $18.00
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Quill.com $2.97 6 $17.82
2" Self-Adhesive Letters, Black • Quill.com $14.87 1 $14.87
Doodlebug MONOWT-4802 Doodlebug Monochromatic Washi Tape 8mmx12yds 12/Pkg-Polka Dot • Quill.com $14.44 1 $14.44
Trend T-85904 143' Straight Moroccan Bolder Borders, Multicolor • Quill.com $14.44 1 $14.44
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Quill.com $13.85 1 $13.85
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners Green • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners Royal Blue • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners Red • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Black, 1/Dz (30001) • Quill.com $10.49 1 $10.49
Dowling Magnets Hero Magnets Big Push Pin Magnets, Set of 6 (DO-735019) • Quill.com $8.49 1 $8.49
Quill Brand Premium Rubber Bands #117, 7"L x 1/8"W, 1 lb. Resealable Bag • Quill.com $6.79 1 $6.79
Duck Tape Brand Colored Duct Tape, Electric Blue • Quill.com $5.26 1 $5.26
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Mini Accents, 36/Pack (TCR5620) • Quill.com $4.41 1 $4.41
Scotch Expressions Washi Tape, Blue Solid, 0.59" x 393" • Quill.com $3.90 1 $3.90
Scotch Expressions Washi Tape, Green Solid, 0.59" x 393" • Quill.com $3.90 1 $3.90
Scotch Expressions Washi Tape, Yellow Solid, 0.59" x 393" • Quill.com $3.82 1 $3.82
Scotch Expressions Decorative Masking Tape, Primary Red, 1" x 20 yds • Quill.com $3.73 1 $3.73
CREATIVE TEACHING PRESS CTP0186 2.75" x 35' Ombre Poppy Scallops Borders Paint Rainbow • Quill.com $3.48 1 $3.48
ACCO Economy Jumbo Paper Clips, Smooth, Jumbo, 100/Box • Quill.com $2.37 1 $2.37

Materials cost

$470.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.59

Total project goal

$597.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$597.28

17 Donors

-$308.34

Donations toward project cost

-$271.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.25

match offer

-$278.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$236.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

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$0.00

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