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

Ready, Set, Go: Supply Us for the Year!!

My students need basic supplies such as paper, pens, and first aid kits, as well as large-ticket classroom items such as pocket charts and white boards!

  • $670 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When you are a student, nothing feels better than walking into a clean, organized, well-stocked classroom. On the first day of school, I want my students to see all the pens, pencils, paper and art supplies they need for the year laid out before them.

I teach integrated special ed.

and general education classes in a brand new public middle school in the Bronx. Although our neighborhood lies in the poorest Congressional district in the country, community members have fought for years to build their children the middle school they deserve. As our doors open for the first time in September, we are ready to make our community proud! Our kids are dynamic, curious, and highly motivated. They love independent reading, math problem-solving, and helping out in the community garden. As they begin 6th grade, their first year with us in middle school, I want them to be poised for their most successful year to date.

My Project

I like to keep my classroom supplies ready at all times, with stacks of new paper sorted by color at the front of the room, scissors and glue sticks set out for every student, and a cup of extra pens and pencils refilled every day. At the end of the last school year, I took a careful inventory of all the supplies that I was bringing to our new school. I made a list of everything I would need to replenish by September. The pens, paper, and art supplies in this project will last us for at least two marking periods this year. The first aid and storage supplies will last us all year.

With your help, we can kick start our kids' first year of middle school and keep us going strong all year long.

Help us supply our classroom, and make it a place where any student would be proud to work.

Ms. Staab
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Kraft 9881-10 Chenille Kraft Student Dry-Erase Boards, Melamine, 12 x 9, White, 10-Pack • Amazon $28.52 3 $85.56
Quill Brand Ballpoint Stick Pens, Medium Point, Black, Dozen • Quill.com $1.07 50 $53.50
Storex 12-Compartment Literature Organizer, Grey (61601U01C) • Amazon $50.39 1 $50.39
Rainbow™ Adjustable Chart Stand Only • Nasco $49.95 1 $49.95
Roaring Spring College Ruled Filler Paper 8-1/2x11", 500 Count • Quill.com $6.56 6 $39.36
Wausau 24-lb. Astrobrights Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Assorted Carton • Quill.com $36.89 1 $36.89
Quill Brand Colored Hanging File Folders Letter Size, Violet • Quill.com $12.14 3 $36.42
Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock Assorted Pack • Quill.com $17.99 2 $35.98
Johnson & Johnson 152-Piece First Aid Kit • Quill.com $34.99 1 $34.99
Expo Low Odor Fine Tip Dry Erase Markers, 12 Black Markers (86001) • Amazon $7.98 4 $31.92
BAND-AID Adhesive Bandages Assortment, 280/Box • Quill.com $14.99 1 $14.99
Quill Brand Stacking Bin Clear, Small • Quill.com $2.96 6 $17.76
Standard-Size Pocket Chart • Nasco $16.50 1 $16.50
Post-it Durable Hanging File Folder Tabs 2", Assorted Fluorescent Colors • Quill.com $3.86 3 $11.58
Puffer Balls (Set of 6) • Amazon $9.00 1 $9.00

Materials cost

$524.79

Vendor shipping charges

$6.64

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$569.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.46

Total project goal

$669.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$669.76

2 Donors

-$660.94

Donations toward project cost

-$569.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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