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Mrs. Didier from Lafayette LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpen Our Pencils and Minds!

My students need pencils and pencil sharpeners in order to successfully complete classroom assignments.

  • $1,527 goal

This project expired on June 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Our school is a great place. Teachers teach. Students learn. We succeed because we read. We are the home to the best kiddos in town." We live by our school motto. We recite it daily. We believe it!

Our students are the hardest workers, and they are hungry to learn.

We are focused on learning and we strive to see results. We are in the lowest socioeconomic part of our city. We aim to meet students basic needs every day before learning can take place.

My Project

The campus in which I work on is one that is in great need of basic necessities. Our children come to school with little to no school supplies. There are no pencils. There are no pencil sharpeners. Students fight for long pencils and those with an eraser. They spend valuable time scrambling for sharpened pencils rather than focusing on the material being taught or the task that lies ahead.

If these supplies were readily available through out the campus, we could focus on sharpening our minds rather than sharpening pencils.

Imagine the magic that would happen if our students had an unlimited supply of sharpened pencils!

Mrs. Didier
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
School Smart 84328 Electric Heavy-Duty Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $32.80 32 $1,049.60
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $9.99 10 $99.90

Materials cost

$1,149.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$100.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,297.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$228.94

Total project goal

$1,526.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,526.26

1 Donor

-$1,526.26

Donations toward project cost

-$1,297.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$228.94

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$0.00

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