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Ms. Ramos from Miami FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpening Our Minds With New Supplies

Help me give my students daily supplies like a pencil sharpener, cardstock and glue, to use in our academic classroom daily.

  • $264 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a 4th grade class in a low-income/high poverty area. Many of our students don't have the basic necessities to come to school. At our school, we often give out vouchers for free school uniforms because parents cannot afford to purchase uniforms. We have given out book bags filled with supplies to the most needy students so that they can have their basic classroom needs met. My students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to provide my students with a meaningful learning experience.

My Project

My students usually start the school year with no school supplies. I try to reach out to the community to help. This year we haven't been successful at all in getting these supplies. After the winter break it has been a challenge for my students to replenish their supplies.

This year my students really struggled to bring in the basics.

Each student will get pens, paper, and folders. These are the basic necessities to help my students continue learning this school year.

My students will be able to use the supplies in each course that I teach. My students are intrigued by learning and I want to make sure that they have everything that they need to learn.

Ms. Ramos
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (EPS10HC) • Staples Advantage $45.99 1 $45.99
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Blue, 250/Pack (21101) • Staples Advantage $15.49 2 $30.98
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks, 0.24 Oz., 60/Pack (E503) • Staples Advantage $23.45 1 $23.45
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 24/Pack (51709 • Staples Advantage $4.49 5 $22.45
Staples Topwinder Correction Tape, 10/Pack (51666) • Staples Advantage $17.99 1 $17.99
Astrobrights Vintage Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21003/22003) • Staples Advantage $13.77 1 $13.77
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Staples Advantage $13.70 1 $13.70
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • Staples Advantage $12.24 1 $12.24
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Pink, 24/Box (70520) • Staples Advantage $10.39 1 $10.39

Materials cost

$190.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$223.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.50

Total project goal

$263.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$263.32

4 Donors

-$131.66

Donations toward project cost

-$111.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.75

match offer

-$131.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.75

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$0.00

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