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Ms. Zitman from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies - Notebooks, Pencils, Markers & Erasers

My students need notebooks, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpener and some healthy snacks to munch on during those long test prep sessions.

  • $2,903 goal

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The children I teach this year are wonderful. They are happy third graders. In my room the children are still very much in need of your support. Our classroom has a limited number of note books, and parents are not sending in school supplies. Each child will need at least ten journals over the entire school year. We need pencils, sharpeners and some healthy snacks for the children who are often times hungry. This year I have a general education classroom of third graders. They are taking the state test this year and my goal is to prepare them as best I can.

We have received some writing journals in the past. It's been so wonderful that I thought it would be great to get some special take home writing journals that may inspire the children to do even more writing. The children love writing in their journals very much. I realized how proud they were of them, when I noticed students rushing to grab their journals to show visitors to our class. When I give them special paper to write on, a few children will sneak over to the journals to retrieve their book to do the assignment in. It's truly rewarding to see them so excited about these writing journals. I want this class to be excited about writing. I want them to have the tools they need to do their best. I designed and implemented an anthropology club at our school. We really do need some journals and pencils for the children to use there also.

Besides writing books we desperately need some healthy snacks, pens to edit our writing, erasers, markers, and pencils to get through the new school year in comfort. Sentence strips would be a life saver. Lovely electric sharpeners which die after two months on average would also be wonderful and help our room to run more smoothly. The children love to receive goodies and they love that people care about them. They become very emotional and you will see this in their letters to you. They have so very little and still come to school with big smiles daily.

I do wish to thank the supporters of this organization for all they have done for the children in my class in the past. You have truly improved the quality of the children's' educational journey. Because of your kindness the children are exploring fossils, shells, coral, dinosaurs, magnets, butterflies and frogs in a very hands on fashion this year, in our wonderful anthropology club. They are enjoying learning and having great fun. They are very appreciative of all that you do for them and continue to do. They are always excited to hear a story if I say this book is from DonorsChoose. They are very grateful for your support and so am I. Thank you, thank you so much for caring. You truly make a difference in the lives of very deserving children.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FOOD,NUTS,CASHEW,1 LB -- All Tyme Favorite Nuts; Cashews, 1-lb. • Quill $22.49 2 $44.98
NATURE VALLEY SWEET N SALTY NUT ALMOND BARS -- Nature Valley Granola Bars; Sweet n Salty Nut, Almond, 16/Box • Quill $6.11 2 $12.22
KELLOGGS MIXED BERRY FRUITY SNACKS, 2.5OZ, 48/CS -- Kellogg's Mixed Berry Fruity Snacks • Quill $26.09 2 $52.18
FRITO LAY 60 COUNT VARIETY PACK -- Frito Lay Snacks; Variety Pack, 60 Count • Quill $30.59 2 $61.18
BUGLES ORIGINAL-CRISPY CORN SNACKS -- Bugles Original Corn Snacks • Quill $17.09 2 $34.18
COMBOS NACHO CHEESE PRETZELS -- Combos Snacks; Nacho Cheese Pretzels • Quill $9.89 2 $19.78
COMBOS CHEESE CRACKERS -- Combos Snacks; Cheese Crackers • Quill $9.89 2 $19.78
COMBOS CHEDDAR PRETZEL -- Combos Snacks; Cheddar Cheese Pretzels • Quill $9.89 2 $19.78
FRITO LAY LSS BAKED VARIETY PAK -- Frito Lay Snacks; Baked Variety Pack; 60 Count • Quill $30.59 2 $61.18
Matzah Ball • AKJ Books $6.06 2 $12.12
STARLIGHT MINTS 5 LB BAG -- Starlight Mints; Peppermint, 5-lbs. Value Bag • Quill $7.46 2 $14.92
PENCIL, LADDIE WITH ERASER -- Dixon Laddie Pencils; With Eraser • Quill $4.13 20 $82.60
BIC AI MECHANICAL PENCIL 0.7MM -- BIC A.I. Mechanical Pencil; 0.7mm • Quill $5.21 20 $104.20
SCHOOL PRO ELECTRIC PENCIL SHARPNER -- X-ACTO by Boston School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill $35.99 4 $143.96
#2 PENCILS,HB -- Economy Entre Pencils • Quill $3.59 20 $71.80
SHARPIE PEN BLUE FINE POINT DOZEN -- Sharpie Pens; Fine Point, Blue • Quill $18.89 10 $188.90
EXPO ERASER -- Expo Precision Point Erasers • Quill $5.39 20 $107.80
CRAYOLA MARKERS,CLASSPACK -- Crayola Classpack Markers; Non-Washable, 256 Markers, 16 Assorted Colors • Quill $71.99 2 $143.98
COLLEGE RULE,SPIRAL NOTEBOOK,100/SHEETS 11"X8-7/8",1-SUBJECT -- Ampad Microperforated Spiral Notebooks; 1-Subject, 100 Sheets/Book • Quill $12.50 25 $312.50
1 SUB NOTEBOOK, NARROW, 5X8, -- Ampad One Subject Notebooks; 5x8" • Quill $2.42 20 $48.40
WIPE OFF SENTENCE STRIPS -- Trend Reusable Sentence Strips; Wipe-Off • Quill $4.49 10 $44.90
SENTENCE STRIPS TAGBOARD WHITE 100/PKG • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $3.20 10 $32.00
JOURNAL MARBLE COMPOSITION BOOK -- Mead Composition Books; 1-Subject • Quill $2.15 100 $215.00
BALLPOINT PEN REFILL, FINE POINT -- Cross Ballpoint Pen Refills; Fine Point, Blue Ink • Quill $2.87 20 $57.40
SHARPIE PEN RED FINE POINT DOZEN -- Sharpie Pens; Fine Point, Red • Quill $18.89 10 $188.90
NATURE VALLEY PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA BARS -- Nature Valley Granola Bars; Crunchy Peanut Butter, 28/Box • Quill $10.79 2 $21.58
GRAPH PAPER 21.6X28 CM 12/PK • Sargent-Welch $5.27 2 $10.54

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