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Ms. Reese from Dearing GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Restock the Basics!

Help me give my students basic supplies like pencils, toner cartridges, and an electric pencil sharpener that always need to be replenished throughout the year!

  • $292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I School, located in a small, rural county. Our classrooms are filled with a diverse makeup of students that include English Language Learners, students with disabilities, and gifted students. Our students are very eager to learn, and they come to school excited for a new day. Most of our students come from low-income households, where there are limited budgets for school materials and supplies; however, their families are very supportive and very involved our school community!

My Project

Our school is a Title I school. Therefore, we as teachers are limited in what we are allowed to request from parents on beginning of the year school supply lists.

As the school year progresses, and as basic school supplies are consumed, they are not often replenished.

Teachers frequently have to replace these items themselves with their personal funds.

Our students will benefit greatly from having a stock of pencils and erasers since these are necessary supplies that tend to be consumed the quickest. They would also benefit from having a quality pencil sharpener to keep their pencils sharp and ready so they can complete their daily assignments. During the course of the school year, the classroom printer tends to run out of ink. New ink cartridges are necessary for printing learning aides and engaging activities that supplement the curriculum.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bostitch QuietSharp Glow Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Silver/Black • Staples Advantage $99.99 1 $99.99
Lexmark #14/#15 Return Program Inkjet Cartridge Multi-pack (2 cart per pack), Black/Color • Staples Advantage $52.99 1 $52.99
Lexmark 14 Black Ink Cartridge (18C2090) • Staples Advantage $22.07 1 $22.07
Ticonderoga #2 Graphite Pencil, Pre-sharpened, 72/Ct (13972) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Eraser, Medium, 24/pk (70520) (70520) • Staples Advantage $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$200.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.66

Total project goal

$291.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.04

12 Donors

-$241.44

Donations toward project cost

-$222.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.13

Matching donations from our partners

-$29.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$25.08

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.42

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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