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Mr. Diaz from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scholars Need Supplies

Help me give my students paper, Algebra tiles, stapler, retractable pens, and whiteboard markers.

  • $447 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school with students from second to sixth grade. My students are from the inner city and are mostly English Language Learners. Our school is a pilot school. The school's philosophy focuses on leadership skills with an emphasis on critical thinking.

My students are hardworking, resourceful, and self-motivated young people who are eager to be lifelong learners.

The majority of the students who attend our school will be the first in their families to attend college.

My Project

This project will allow my students to have supplies ready when needed. Transitions will go a lot smoother when students have access to supplies readily. All the materials requested will be put to use immediately.

Being organized makes everything else easier.

It helps students get to work faster without wasting time looking for stuff. One way is to keep assignments and class information organized by subject. The paper will help students categorize classwork. The pens will assist with focused note-taking. The Algebra tiles is an interactive way to build a foundation for the subject. The markers will help students distinguish steps when they work in groups.

Mr. Diaz
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Algebra Tiles Class Set • Quill.com $105.29 1 $105.29
Quill Brand Colored Paper by the Carton, 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, 10 Reams of 500 Sheets, Canary Yellow • Quill.com $102.59 1 $102.59
Paper Mate InkJoy Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 8/Pack (1958856) • Quill.com $17.99 2 $35.98
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Inks, 4/Set (81029) • Quill.com $8.36 4 $33.44
Stanley Bostitch Ascend Full-Sized Desktop Stapler, 20-Sheet Capacity, Ice Blue • Quill.com $10.61 2 $21.22
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Blue, Dozen (80003) • Quill.com $17.09 1 $17.09

Materials cost

$315.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$379.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.92

Total project goal

$446.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$446.14

1 Donor

-$224.00

Donations toward project cost

-$190.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.60

match offer

-$222.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$188.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.32

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$0.00

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