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Ms. Kaminski from Corpus Christi TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Prepping for Next Year!

Help me give my students a jump start to the next school year!

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I've recently become a special education teacher on my campus and wouldn't change it for the world! I love working with the students that are in my class! They are working hard to become self sufficient with coping skills and are spending time in the general education setting.

My students are special to me because they try so hard to be successful in their educational career.

My students do learn through social skills and social stories, as well as the academic portion of their education in general education setting.

My Project

I am asking for supplies so that we are able to start the new year successfully. Because I am a special education teacher, we give out portfolios to general education teachers. That's why I am asking for the file folders with brads. The students also have folders and we would like for them to have the plastic ones so that they do not get worn as the year goes by. Lastly, because I am a special education teacher, a lot of our papers require being shredded. This will help me successfully start my students off next year.

My students spend a lot of their time in the general education classroom and we want them to get a jump start by being prepared for next year!

These supplies will be teacher used, but will benefit our students academically, as well as their social learning.

Ms. Kaminski
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Reinforced Classification Folders, 1/3-Cut Tab, Letter Size, Blue, 50/Box (18342) • Staples Advantage $53.99 1 $53.99
Staples 2-Pocket Fasteners Folder, Navy (26389) • Staples Advantage $1.59 20 $31.80
Omnitech 14-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder • Staples Advantage $27.75 1 $27.75
OfficeMate 2-Hole Punch, 50 Sheet Capacity, Black (90082) • Staples Advantage $13.49 1 $13.49

Materials cost

$127.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.05

Total project goal

$186.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.99

4 Donors

-$145.00

Donations toward project cost

-$123.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

match offer

-$41.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$35.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.30

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$0.00

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