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Mrs. Smith from Ozark AL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpening Our Skills

Help me give my students fresh writing supplies and pencil sharpeners for the upcoming semester. Pencils, erasers, supplies bags, and electric pencil sharpeners are a must in every classroom!

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The student population at my school is comprised of 3rd through 5th grades. The intermediate grades are truly a treat to teach. They are independent "big kids" with the enthusiasm for learning evident in "little kids." Our students love and respect their teachers.

The students in my location have very limited background knowledge and experiences.

We are located in an area with a higher number of public housing and poverty than compared to other cities in our part of Alabama. Students struggle to fill gaps while learning on grade level.

My Project

Do you remember what it felt like to come to school with new school supplies? Each Christmas, Santa would fill my stocking with new school supplies for the start of the new semester. I always loved this! In January, we begin a new semester and I would love to provide my students with fresh supplies. Having new pencils, supply pouches, and erasers is always a great way to motivate my kids. And, to make the day run smoother and more efficiently, two new electric pencil sharpeners would be FABULOUS!

So, help us SHARPEN our skills with fresh supplies for a fresh semester.

Thank you for taking to time to read this project. Your consideration to donate or fully fund this project is much appreciated!

Mrs. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WODISON 24-Packs 3 Ring Pencil Pen Pouch School Class Binder Pocket Case Office Stationery Bag with 6 Colors • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $22.41 1 $22.41
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $22.41 1 $22.41
ZJlncpz Pencil Top Eraser Caps Arrowhead for Kids Students Office Supplies Assorted Colors in Bulk Pack of 250 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

Materials cost

$106.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.93

Total project goal

$172.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.87

2 Donors

-$86.43

Donations toward project cost

-$73.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.96

match offer

-$86.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.97

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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