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  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Malan
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Replacement Brushes and Paint Markers

Help me give my students replacement brushes and paint markers to help us have a great fourth quarter!

My Students

My art students are a highly diverse group of individuals, ranging from very advanced to severely handicapped. The students also range in socioeconomic levels from the very privileged to extreme basic needs. In my classroom, the students work very hard to master to the best of their abilities the art of painting, sculpting, and drawing. They love to learn about art, art history and to practice new techniques. Some of my students cannot afford art supplies at home and do not have access to a fine art education outside of school.

My Project

Fourth quarter we will practice still-life with fruit designs, positive and negative silhouettes, complementary color relationships, illustrated poems, mythological deity illustration, and study the work of MC Escher, Georges Seurat, Paul Cezanne, Claude Monet, Frida Kahlo, and Katsushika Hokusai. The students will be at their highest skill level at this point in the school year, and they will need to have access to quality supplies. It is time for students to replace old and frayed brushes and dried up markers. The quality of materials is crucial to their success. If students don't have the right tools to express themselves and to do quality work, it can be demoralizing.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Big Paintbrush St Round 4PK. (BIN053521) Sold as a set of 4 packs, each pack has 4 for a total of 16 paintbrushes. • Staples Advantage $15.99 7 $111.93
Crayola Big Paintbrush Set Flat 4PK. (BIN053520) Sold as a set of 4 packs, each pack has 4 for a total of 16 paintbrushes. • Staples Advantage $15.59 7 $109.13
Pentel Opaque Bullet Tip Paint Markers (MMP20BP9M) • Staples Advantage $39.16 2 $78.32
Ziploc Sandwich Bags, 500 Bags/Carton (682255) • Staples Advantage $19.29 2 $38.58
Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Markers, Medium Tip, Assorted Inks, 5/Pack (1770458) • Staples Advantage $17.79 2 $35.58
Post-it Notes, 1 1/2" x 2", Cape Town Collection, 50 Sheets/Pad, 8 Pads/Pack (653-8AF) • Staples Advantage $8.60 4 $34.40
Uni Paint PX-20 Oil-Based Marker, Medium Point, Assorted Colors, 6/Set (63630) • Staples Advantage $9.86 2 $19.72
MEGA Brands Neon Jumbo Paint Markers, Jumbo Point Type, Blue, Hot Pink, Lime Green, Neon Yellow, 4/Carton • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Uni PAINT Fabric Marker, Medium Point, Purple (63606) • Staples Advantage $5.09 1 $5.09
Uni Paint Marker, Medium Point, Pink (63611) • Staples Advantage $4.52 1 $4.52
Uni PX-20 Oil-Based Marker, Medium Point, Green (63604) • Staples Advantage $1.77 1 $1.77
Uni PAINT Fabric Marker, Medium Point, White (63613) • Staples Advantage $1.63 1 $1.63
Uni PAINT Fabric Marker, Medium Point, Black (63601) • Staples Advantage $1.63 1 $1.63
Uni Paint Marker, Medium Point, Yellow (63605) • Staples Advantage $1.38 1 $1.38
Uni Paint Marker, Medium Point, Red (63602) • Staples Advantage $1.37 1 $1.37
Uni Paint Marker, Medium Point, Blue (63603) • Staples Advantage $1.37 1 $1.37

Materials cost

$455.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$533.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.22

Total project goal

$628.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.13

5 Donors

-$399.80

Donations toward project cost

-$342.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.97

match offer

-$224.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 216 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and 5 other donors.

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