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Ms. Thomas from Trenton NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies Needed to Have a Great Start!

My students need school supplies like printer ink, folders, pencils, a classroom sharpener, glue, paper, and much more!

  • $1,774 goal

This project expired on September 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I know my future third graders will be fascinated, fun-filled, energized learners. Unfortunately, many of them are economically disadvantaged. These students live in an urban area and do not have access to the same resources as students from many surrounding districts.

Despite their circumstances, they will come to school each day with a sincere attitude about their education.

Learning new things will become an important part of their daily routine. Please lend a hand in getting the things they need to help them achieve academic success and become lifelong learners.

My Project

The summer will soon begin and many students in all areas of the country will be school shopping with their parents and guardians. This time for my students is often not so exciting. The families of my students cannot afford the items needed to have a successful school year. Things like pencils, erasers, paper, markers, glue, etc. are not affordable for them.

I would love to not have to send out the school supply list and be able to supply my students with everything they need for the school year--that would be amazing!

My students and their parents would be so relieved! Something like this may not be a big deal to you, folders, pencils, glue sticks, printer ink and dry erase markers, are needed. With your help, my students will have a great school year to look forward to!

Ms. Thomas
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
COPYHOLDER - FLEXCLIP • School Specialty $9.44 25 $236.00
DRY ERASE MARKER EXPO LOW ODOR CHISEL BLACK PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $48.56 4 $194.24
ORGANIZER PROJECT 8PCKT 11X8.5 ASST ESS99656 • School Specialty $4.25 30 $127.50
TRIMMER ROTARY PRO 12.5IN 19X5X9.25 WE/OE FSK1005801001 • School Specialty $92.29 1 $92.29
Brother Genuine TN225Y Yellow High Yield Original Laser Toner Cartridge • $67.49 1 $67.49
Brother Genuine TN225M Magenta High Yield Original Laser Toner Cartridge • $67.49 1 $67.49
Brother Genuine TN225C Cyan High Yield Original Laser Toner Cartridge • $67.49 1 $67.49
Brother Genuine TN221BK Black Original Laser Toner Cartridge • $62.99 1 $62.99
GLUE STICK ELMER'S .24OZ PK/60 • School Specialty $17.94 2 $35.88
PENCILS #2 MIRADO BLACK WARRIOR WOODCASE PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.62 12 $31.44
DISPENSER TAPE TWO IN ONE HEAVY DUTY EACH • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
MARKER DRY ERASE EXPO MAGNETIC CHISEL ASST SET OF 8 • School Specialty $14.12 2 $28.24
STUDENT BOARD DRY ERASE PLAIN 9X12 SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 10 • School Specialty $11.91 2 $23.82
COMMAND WIRE HOOKS AND ADHV STRIPS 28 HOOKS 32 STRIPS • School Specialty $21.29 1 $21.29
MAGNET BIG PUSH PIN STYLE SET OF 6 • School Specialty $9.72 2 $19.44
FASTENERS HOOK AND LOOP 3/4 BLACK VEK91823 PACK OF 200 • School Specialty $18.10 1 $18.10
CADDY SUPPLIES PLASTIC 9.25X9.25X5.25 ASSORTED PACK OF 6 • School Specialty $17.81 1 $17.81
STAPLER BOSTITCH INSPIRE 20 DESKTOP SET OF 3 • School Specialty $17.81 1 $17.81
NOTES POST-IT SUPR STCKY POPUP MIAMI 3X3 10 PADS 90 SHTS/PAD • School Specialty $17.81 1 $17.81
MARKERS SHARPIE CHISEL ASSORTED SET OF 8 • School Specialty $7.59 2 $15.18
MARKER SHARPIE CHISEL TIP ASST 8-COLOR SET OF 8 • School Specialty $7.08 2 $14.16
POCKET CHART STORAGE • School Specialty $13.91 1 $13.91
ENVELOPE WHITE 4 1/8X9 1/2 BX/500 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $12.77 1 $12.77
PLANNER ACADEMIC MONTHLY 14 MONTHS JULY 2018-AUGUST 2019 • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
MASKING TAPE HIGH PERFORMANCE GREEN 0.50 INCH X 60 YARDS • School Specialty $4.54 2 $9.08
CORRECTION TAPE WITE-OUT EZ CORRECT PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $9.01 1 $9.01
FORM COMMUNICATION HEALTH REFERRAL 5X8 CBLS W/C/P 3PT 100/PKG 1025 • School Specialty $8.44 1 $8.44
POST-IT PAGE MARKERS 1X3 ASST ULTRA PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $3.05 2 $6.10
MARKER PERMANENT ULTRA FINE TIP SET OF 8 • School Specialty $5.96 1 $5.96
LABEL REMOVABLE .75IN RND ASSORTED AVE05472 PACK OF 1008 • School Specialty $5.46 1 $5.46
PEN BIC CRISTAL 1.0MM BLUE PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $5.18 1 $5.18
ERASER CAPS SCHOOL SMART PINK PK/144 • School Specialty $2.11 2 $4.22
CLIP BINDER ASSORTED PACK OF 30 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $2.83 1 $2.83
PEN ROUND STIC GRIP PURPLE MEDIUM 1.2MM PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.76 1 $2.76

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