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Ms. G. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies for Hurricane Katrina Victims

The cost of classroom supplies such as notebooks, paper, pencils, glue, scissors and much more is $495, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $495 goal

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I am a third grade teacher at a low-income school in San Jose, California. My students started school last week right after the hurricane struck. Our first week back was filled with lengthy discussions about the hurricane and the tragic aftermath. By the end of the week, several students had asked me what we could do to help. I told them that we would be writing letters to student survivors, but they wanted to feel that they were contributing something more. I suggested sending school supplies, but looking around my classroom, I realized that many of my students' families had needed to save money to buy their own school supplies. I am writing this proposal to ask for school supplies to help out 20 student victims of the hurricane. These students have nothing and will need supplies when they do finally go back to school somewhere. Please help us to give these survivors some aid! My students are feeling their civic duty to help their fellow Americans in a time of crisis. This is an important life lesson for them to learn. They will also be adding letters and small personal items to the care package to show their support and empathy.

Ms. G.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
$0.00
Martin Soccer Ball, Size 4, Ages 8 to 12 • Office Depot Inc. $5.57 2 $11.14
Mead(R) Marble Composition Books, Wide-Ruled, 100 Pages, 7 1/2quot x 9 3/4quot, Pack of 3 • Office Depot Inc. $4.67 7 $32.69
Martin Playground Ball, 10quot, Red • Office Depot Inc. $3.50 3 $10.50
Office Depot(R) Wood 2 Pencils, Medium Soft Lead, Pack Of 72 • Office Depot Inc. $2.96 3 $8.88
Riverside Paper Tru-Ray(R) Assorted Color Construction Paper, 12quot x 18quot • Office Depot Inc. $2.96 4 $11.84
Martin Nylon Jump Rope, 16 • Office Depot Inc. $2.87 2 $5.74
Dixon(R) Prang(R) Washable Art Markers, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 8 • Office Depot Inc. $2.69 20 $53.80
Vinyl Storage Pouch, Clear • Office Depot Inc. $1.97 20 $39.40
Martin Nylon Jump Rope, 8 • Office Depot Inc. $1.61 2 $3.22
Paper Mate(R) Pink Pearl(R) Erasers, Large, Pack Of 3 • Office Depot Inc. $1.52 7 $10.64
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Standard Crayon Set, Tuck-Box, Assorted Colors, Box Of 16 • Office Depot Inc. $1.43 20 $28.60
Wide-Ruled Notebook Filler Paper, 8quot x 10 1/2quot, 3-Hole Punched, Pack Of 150 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $1.16 4 $4.64
Borden Elmers(R) School Glue, 4 oz • Office Depot Inc. $1.07 20 $21.40
Falcon Economy-Grade Plastic-Handle Scissors, 4 1/2quot Blunt Tip • Office Depot Inc. $0.80 20 $16.00
Office Depot(R) Acrylic Ruler, 12quot, Assorted Colors • Office Depot Inc. $0.53 20 $10.60

Materials cost

$269.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$405.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.10

Total project goal

$495.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$495.00

1 Donor

-$466.79

Donations toward project cost

-$406.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.33

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$0.00

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