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Mr. Wilson from Chattanooga TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Essentials: Got Pencils and Sharpeners?

Help me give my students essential pencils and sharpeners, so they can continue to show their learning in creative ways.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th-grade students at Spring Creek Elementary school are inspired learners that want to succeed. This school gives children from lots of different cultures, areas, and various incomes an opportunity to learn and thrive within the district.

Many students in my classes do not come to school with supplies and resources due to financial constraints.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. Having the materials they need readily available is so important.

My Project

Schools and pencils go hand-in-hand. Students need basic tools to show their thinking, their learning, and ultimately what they know, so teachers can adjust lessons to meet their needs in innovative ways.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, but you will also ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

Students will be able to simply focus on the academics at hand, and not whether their materials are ready to work or not, or if they have what they need to contribute. Thank you for your donations to support a worthy cause.

Mr. Wilson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
Zonon Double Hole Oval Shaped Pencil Sharpener with Cover and Receptacle Manual Pencil Sharpener Hand Pencil Sharpener for Office Home Supply (12 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 5 $62.45

Materials cost

$128.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.29

Total project goal

$188.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.61

3 Donors

-$188.61

Donations toward project cost

-$160.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.29

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$0.00

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