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Mrs. Rudnicki Samson from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Representing Our Kindness Campaign

Help me give my students ink and printable vinyl for t-shirts for our kindness campaign.

  • $398 goal

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My Students

My students are amazing and resilient. Many are immigrants or from immigrant families. Many are affected by being homeless and neighborhood violence but come to school everyday ready to learn.

In a neighborhood where violence is an everyday part of life, school becomes so much more than just a place to learn.

The students in my classroom recognize the value of an education as a means to a positive future and hopefully, someday a safer community as well.

Our students are English Language Learners in an urban neighborhood. School is their safe haven and a place where they can focus on a positive future. They are eager to learn and take pride in the investment of others in their education.

My Project

As a part of our exploration of various literary themes, we are focusing on kindness. We are just finishing reading Wonder, and will continue reading other novels this year that focus on kindness and inclusion. We are arranging our entire literature curriculum this year around this theme. To help the students to further internalize this topic, we are also arranging field trips and guest speakers. I have had a request from students to create t-shirts using the quotes and ideas that they have learned through our studies. They want to let the whole school see their pride in becoming ambassadors of kindness. This project will give them ink and printable vinyl to use our classroom Cricut to bring their ideas to life.

Mrs. Rudnicki Samson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson 802 DURABrite Ultra Ink Cartridge, High Yield, Black Ink Cartridge (T802XL120) • Quill.com $46.34 3 $139.02
Dark T-Shirt Transfer Paper For Ink Jet Printers 3/Pkg • Joann $7.99 10 $79.90
Epson 802 DURABrite Ultra Ink Cartridge, Standard-capacity, Color Multipack (T802520) • Quill.com $76.49 1 $76.49

Materials cost

$295.41

Vendor shipping charges

$7.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$337.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.62

Total project goal

$397.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$397.45

1 Donor

-$198.72

Donations toward project cost

-$168.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.81

match offer

-$198.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$168.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.81

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$0.00

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