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Ms. Ramsey from Anchorage AK is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Books and Supplies

My students need some great books about science, erasers, tape and a laminator with additional pouches.

  • $454 goal

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My Students

All of my students are eligible for free breakfast and lunch. All of them want to learn and all of them are starving for education. Many of them are English Language Learners. They attend school in one of the most multicultural districts in the United States. Our school is close to two military bases and many of my students are the children of deployed military personnel.

My wonderful second graders attend a school designated as high poverty; many are deemed at risk; they generally do not have even the most basic of supplies.

My students do not have money for basic school supplies. They cannot afford to go on field trips. They rarely visit a public library. They do not have access to books or technology outside of school.

My Project

Our district is facing a very difficult funding shortfall, and we have been told there is absolutely no money for supplies. I am asking for tape to extend the life of the books in our classroom library, seven new science books, erasers and an inexpensive laminator with extra pouches.

I need to finish this year on a high note so I am asking for a few new things for our classroom.

Science has been almost forgotten in our curriculum. I need exciting books that will spark an interest in science. I plan to put these in our new science center. It will be a free-choice center that students can choose when they have their work done.

The tape and laminator will be used to extend the usefulness of our new books. I also plan to make some brag tags for my science readers. Students will get a laminated tag for every three books they read.

Ms. Ramsey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3M Scotch Book Tape 845 3 In. X 15 Yd. Roll Pack Of 2 (2PK-8453) • Quill.com $25.49 3 $76.47
Scotch TL901 Thermal Laminator 2 Roller System with 110 Assorted Pouch Sizes and Bonus US Office Supply Luggage Tags • Amazon Business $72.96 1 $72.96
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack (TP3854-200),Clear • Amazon Business $20.89 2 $41.78
Sargent Art 36-1012 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Best Buy Pack • Amazon Business $5.78 5 $28.90
National Geographic Readers: Owls • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Polar Bears • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Elephants • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Planets • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Wolves • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Ponies • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $12.51 1 $12.51

Materials cost

$316.02

Vendor shipping charges

$30.00

State sales tax

$4.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.03

Total project goal

$453.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.53

1 Donor

-$226.76

Donations toward project cost

-$192.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.01

match offer

-$226.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$192.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.01

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$0.00

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