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Mrs. Raymond from Buffalo NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies to Start the Year Strong!

Help me give my students all of the supplies that they need to start next school year off on the right foot!

  • $645 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most inquisitive, optimistic, enthusiastic, and eager learners that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Many come from homes that are far less than ideal but are able to take their differing outside experiences and use those experiences to actually enhance their schooling. They know what it is like to do without, and come up with new ingenious ways to make the best out of everything that we do have.

My students, all from very diverse backgrounds, are able to come together to form our wonderful classroom community.

When someone is in need, there is always a group of fellow students waiting and willing to offer that needed helping hand. Often times, those with the least, seem to give the very most. My students are living proof of this every day!

My Project

My students are coming from an area that is heavily impacted by Covid-19. One of the last things that I want them worrying about during this crisis is how they will get school supplies for this upcoming school year. Obtaining school supplies is often a challenge for my families during the best of times. Adding the current pandemic into the mix is going to make obtaining them near impossible for so many of these families.

It is extremely difficult to achieve success when you don't even have the needed supplies to start off the new school year strong.

Many of these kids are worrying about where their next meal is coming from. I don't want them to have to think about if they will have folders, notebooks, and pencils for class. Let's try to remove any extra burden that we can during these trying times.

Mrs. Raymond
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOPS/Oxford 1-Subject Notebooks, 8" x 10-1/2", College Rule, 70 Sheets, 6 Pack, Color Assortment May Vary (65007) • Amazon Business $8.70 10 $87.00
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $31.20 2 $62.40
Color Swell Washable Markers Bulk Pack 36 Sets 8 Count Vibrant Colors 288 Total Perfect Bulk Pack for Teachers, Kids and Classrooms • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased, Pre-Sharpened, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 240-Pack (14634) • Amazon Business $43.22 1 $43.22
Oxford Two-Pocket Folders, Assorted Colors, Letter Size, 25 per Box (57513) • Amazon Business $6.78 6 $40.68
Blue Summit Supplies Pencil Pouches, Bulk Pencil Pouch 30 Pack in Assorted Colors for Storing School Supplies, Writing Utensils, and More, Cloth Zipper Pouches for 3 Ring Binders, 30 Count • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Mead Filler Paper, Loose Leaf Paper, Wide Ruled, 200 Sheets, 12 Packs (15200) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Board Geeks 25 Pack Dry Erase Lapboards 9 inch by 12 inch Large Whiteboard White Board Set Great for Teachers, Students, Children, Classroom Reusable, Durable, Portable, Single Sided Whiteboard • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Wholesale Kids Bulk Earbuds Headphones Individually Bagged 50 Pack 6 Assorted Colors for Schools, Libraries, Hospitals • Amazon Business $28.93 1 $28.93
Childcraft Construction Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, Assorted Colors, 500 Sheets - 1465886 • Amazon Business $13.19 2 $26.38
Georgia Pacific Envision 2-Ply Facial Tissue, Flat Box, 47410, 100 Sheets Per Box, 30 Boxes Per Case, White • Amazon Business $26.32 1 $26.32
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Chisel Tip), Black Color with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens is perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $20.79 1 $20.79
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 1 Pack • Amazon Business $6.06 2 $12.12
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48

Materials cost

$510.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$547.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.69

Total project goal

$644.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$644.58

6 Donors

-$302.88

Donations toward project cost

-$290.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.43

match offer

-$302.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$257.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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