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Ms. Smith from Modesto CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Raising an Artist

Help me give my students painting and modeling materials to inspire their inner artist.

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from low socioeconomic families. Despite the hardships they endure, students come to school eager and excited to learn because they want to be in school. The students deserve to have a classroom where the environment has a wide array of learning opportunities and where they can engage in academics and social emotional development.

I teach at a Title 1 school in California where 100% of the students in my classroom receive free or reduced priced breakfast and lunch.

My Project

In my class, I try to include aspects of our Visual and Performing Arts standards for California at least weekly. In order to do this we are in constant need of art materials. This means we are in dire need of quality paint, paper, and modeling clay for our classroom. At this age children need to be creating art to display their feelings, academic ability, and release negative feelings that are built up inside. These materials will be used to create art, gifts, and classroom projects for the rest of the year. Please help support my students and their need for quality art materials.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
33272-1025 - Crayola Air-Dry Clay - Value Pack, 25 lb, White • Blick Art Materials $32.12 1 $32.12
00018-4009 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Yellow, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $18.20 1 $18.20
00018-1009 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - White, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $18.20 1 $18.20
00018-3009 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Red, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $18.20 1 $18.20
00018-5009 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Blue, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $18.20 1 $18.20
11406-1027 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", White, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 3 $11.88
11406-3027 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Red, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 2 $7.92
11406-5077 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Royal Blue, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-2007 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Black, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-3067 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Pink, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-3087 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Scarlet, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-7097 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Holiday Green, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-5087 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Sky Blue, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-4517 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Orange, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-4007 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Yellow, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
00018-3046 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Magenta, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
00018-3516 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Bisque, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
00018-6506 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Violet, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
00018-5116 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Turquoise, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
00018-8236 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Almond, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
00018-4106 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - Peach, Pint • Blick Art Materials $3.52 1 $3.52
11406-3413 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Festive Red, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.14 1 $2.14

Materials cost

$179.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.37

Total project goal

$269.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.16

2 Donors

-$197.00

Donations toward project cost

-$167.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.55

match offer

-$72.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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