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Ms. Lui from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies For The New School Year!

Help me give my students Ziploc bags, pens, erasers, sheet protectors, student prizes, and tape.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders are voracious readers! They love to read both fiction and nonfiction books. Their favorite characters include Pete the Cat, Fly Guy, Piggie and Elephant, and Mercy Watson. They also love to read about insects, space, and plants. My students are hungry bookworms! They are eager to learn and read about the world around them.

My students love to be at school and are like little sponges, absorbing everything around them.

Their parents work long hours and usually do not see their children. The children are usually cared for by their grandparents or a family friend. Most of them do not have someone who speaks English at home. Thus, it is difficult for students to acquire the English language.

Due to financial hardships, my students do not have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities during the school year or summer.

My Project

I would love to start the school year off in September with all the basic supplies my second graders will need. However, due to school budgets cuts and financial hardships for families, it has become difficult for students to have all the materials they need for a successful school year.

Second graders will need basic classroom supplies such as erasers, pens, markers, Ziploc baggies, packaging tape, and student prizes for a busy school year!

My students will go through an enormous amount of erasers, pens, and markers during reading, writing, and math workshops in the classroom and at home. To motivate students, they will also have the opportunity to earn an assortment of prizes such as stickers, race cars, wrist bands, stuffed animals, and stamps for their effort throughout the school day. The sheet protectors will help students organize their work in their folders.

Your donation to this project will provide my students with the supplies they will need for the school year. Your support will ease the burden that many families face when purchasing school supplies.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ziploc Storage Bags, Quart, 500 Bags/Carton (682256) • Quill.com $42.49 1 $42.49
Top Loading 2.4 Mil Clear Sheet Protectors, 200 Count. • Amazon Business $17.49 2 $34.98
NOW Foods Essential Oils Peppermint -- 4 fl oz (4 oz + 1 Glass Dropper) • Amazon Business $15.80 2 $31.60
Golden State Art Pack of 25 White Pre-Cut 8x10 Picture Mat for 5x7 Photo with White Core Bevel Cut Mattes Sets. Includes 25 High Premier Acid Free Mats & 25 Backing Board & 25 Clear Bags • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Amy&Benton 120PCS Treasure Box Prizes for Classroom, Kids Birthday Party Favors for Goodie Bag Fillers, Assorted Pinata Fillers, Bulk Party Toy Assortment • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Scotch Tear-By-Hand Mailing Packing Tape, 1.88"W x 50 Yards, Clear, 4 Rolls (3842-4) • Staples Advantage $20.49 1 $20.49
Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Fine Pt, 20 Pens, Assorted • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Reca 120 Kids Prizes Party Favors for Kids Party, Birthday Party Toy Assortment , Teachers and Parents Rewards, Carnival Prizes, Pinata Fillers , Stocking Stuffers • Amazon Business $17.89 1 $17.89
Party Favors For Kids Toy Assortment Bundle,Mochi Squishies,Puzzles,Finger Gyro Spiral Twister Toys For Birthday Party,Classroom Rewards,Carnival Prizes,Pinata Filler,Treasure Box,Goodie Bag Filler • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Gel Ink Pens, Eraseable, Fine Point 0.7 mm, Black Ink (314505P) • Amazon Business $12.53 1 $12.53
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Medium, 24 Count • Amazon Business $6.09 2 $12.18
Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Fine Point, Dozen Box, Blue Ink (31021) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Magnetic Hooks,22LBS Heavy Duty Neodymium Rare Earth Magnet Hook with 3 Layers Ni Strong Corrosion Protection,Ideal for Indoor/Outdoor Hanging(Silvery White,Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
Sharpie Metallic Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Metallic, 6 Count • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$302.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.45

Total project goal

$396.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.33

2 Donors

-$341.38

Donations toward project cost

-$336.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$54.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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