You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Saksa from Moss Point MS is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Score for Ceramics

Help me give my students the opportunity to be more hands-on with their art! The supplies (pottery tools, Kiln Wash, a tile cutter and acrylic paint) requested for the ceramics class will be utilized every day.

  • $774 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students crave the creativity that the art classes provide. Each year, my classes fill up quickly because the students are challenged with materials they don't normally work with, but they are also learning how this type of creativity can help them think clearly and possibly come away with a new hobby.

Allowing the students to have access to advancing technology is essential to their academic success.

The classroom should possess the most current technology to ensure our students have the necessary tools.

My Project

The influence of the visual arts in increasing the thinking ability has been scientifically proven. The scoring tools will allow the students the chance to add texture to each of their pieces. in such a way as to recognize the cultural background of each assignment. The battings will be used by the students to begin their creations and they can cover the clay at the end of class. This will keep the clay from drying out in-between sessions.

The variety of the tools in this project will provide not only the boards to hold the clay during the creation of the pieces, but also the tools and brushes will be essential for finishing the project.

Mrs. Saksa
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Saksa is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bucket of Pottery Tools • Nasco $118.95 1 $118.95
Handled Bats - Set of 12 • Nasco $45.95 2 $91.90
AMACO Plasti-Bat - 12 in. dia. • Nasco $13.95 5 $69.75
AMACO Canvas Covered Board • Nasco $13.85 5 $69.25
All Stainless Steel Square Tile Cutter - 6 in. • Nasco $55.50 1 $55.50
Nasco Ceramic Detail Scrapers - Set of 6 • Nasco $10.95 4 $43.80
Mayco Designer Stamps - Set of 5 • Nasco $24.15 1 $24.15
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 1 $23.19
Nasco Kiln Wash - 5 lbs. • Nasco $17.75 1 $17.75
Glaze Dipping Tongs • Nasco $9.10 1 $9.10

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Moss Point","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2006628],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MS","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3672586,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":120,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Saksa","authorIds":{"2006628":{"owner":"Mrs. Saksa","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3672586],"proposalHash":"-744237547","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":319114,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTU2MDAwMg==","NDkyMDEzMw=="],"teacherId":2006628,"schoolCounty":"Jackson","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MS","name":"Mississippi"}}