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Mr. R from Bridgeport CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Restock! It's back to Learning Time O'clock!

My students need new folders, and pencil boxes to use for the remaining school year's projects, centers and storage!

  • $162 goal

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My Students

I am a first grade teacher at an inner city school. I am privileged to work with 50 amazing children who are eager to learn and use any learning tools they are given. My students have a tremendous amount of learning to do this upcoming year, and most of it happens from repetition and practice.

They like to read, participate, and ask questions!

Working as an elementary teacher in a low-income and high poverty inner city district is challenging itself. My students face several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Whichever challenge they meet, I strive to provide my students with the creative and meaningful learning experience they deserve!

My Project

Being half way through the school year, we have used almost all of our school supplies.

Working in an inner city school district, I have at least two parents who will bring in materials for their child, while the rest simply can't afford to..

My student's Homework Folders and Centers Folders have ripped, been torn apart, gone through rain & snow, and have been crumbled so bad that we simply just need new durable ones! Pencils boxes will help my students in keeping their pencils, crayons and money earned from our Classroom Store in a safe place and not get lost!

We want impactful learning to take place and continue until June with the right resources but I can't do it without your help!

Thank you for supporting my students by knocking down the barrier to resources that are necessary for their success.

I very much appreciate your consideration in this matter and sincerely hope you will view my request favorably and provide the requisite funds.

Mr. R
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pencil Box, Lime Opaque Case • Quill.com $1.69 25 $42.25
C-Line, Red Two Pocket Poly Portfolios With 3 Prongs Pack of 10, 8.5" x 11" paper size (CLI32964) • Quill.com $14.02 2 $28.04
FOLDER TWIN-POCKET W/FASTENERS YELLOW PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
FOLDER TWIN-POCKET 8.5X11 YELLOW PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $9.44 1 $9.44
FOLDER 2PKT W/FASTNRS YELLOW PACK OF 25 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38

Materials cost

$102.23

Vendor shipping charges

$3.19

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.17

Total project goal

$161.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.12

1 Donor

-$161.12

Donations toward project cost

-$136.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.17

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$0.00

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