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Ms. Saunders from Opa Locka FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies Needed!!

Help me give my students pencils and other resources so that they can be able to complete their work and learning!

  • $272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a 5th-grade teacher in an urban school district. Due to our poverty level, we are a Title I school. Ultimately my students all receive free breakfast and lunch each day.

Despite the challenging situation my students may have at home they come to school ready to learn.

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire the students to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

All of my students want to learn but have a hard time showing what they know. Why you ask? My students are mostly school-dependent. They depend on us for food, safety, shelter, and socialization. School supplies are not a necessity when it comes to whether there is food on the table.

School supplies like pencils are in a high demand in my classroom.

Often times I have students come to me each day needing to borrow a pencil. Last year alone I supplied my students with over 1,000 pencils that I had bought at the beginning of the year. It is the half way through the school year and we are already running low. I have 50 students in total and have to make copies for them weekly, which requires a lot of paper. I want to continue to inspire my students and provide them with the best education and tools they need but I need the supplies to do that.

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Headphones - noot products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children/Teens/Girls/Boys/Smartphones/School/Kindle/Airplane/Plane/Tablet (Mint/Coral) • Amazon Business $9.99 9 $89.91
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $10.28 5 $51.40
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $32.97 1 $32.97
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $23.40 1 $23.40

Materials cost

$197.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.70

Total project goal

$271.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$271.35

3 Donors

-$221.35

Donations toward project cost

-$188.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.20

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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