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Mrs. Monzingo from Toppenish WA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpen a Pencil, Sharpen a Mind!

My students need pencils and pencil sharpeners to make sure that they are prepared and ready to start the day!

  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a low-income school with 100% of the students qualifying for free breakfast and lunch. They face many challenges, challenges many people will never experience in their lifetime. I am always amazed at the great attitudes, love for learning, and the kind hearts my kids have, regardless of these challenges. They are eager to learn and make great gains.

Thank you in advance for taking an interest in my students.

We appreciate your generosity and efforts to help them succeed.

My Project

I am asking for enough pencils to provide each student at our school with 3-4 brand new pencils. Our older students are 100% responsible for making sure that they have enough sharpened pencils to start the school day. At this point in the year, many of our students either have a pencil no bigger than their thumb, or are constantly borrowing one from a friend because their family cannot afford to go buy them new pencils.

A pencil may seem like a small thing, but it can make a world of a difference in the life of a child.

Thank you for making sure all of the little things are taken care of for my students so that we can move on to bigger and better things such as learning!

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 25 $249.00
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.87 4 $99.48

Materials cost

$348.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.09

Total project goal

$487.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.29

1 Donor

-$487.29

Donations toward project cost

-$414.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.09

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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