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Mrs. V. Marin from Mission TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharper Minds

Help me give my students pencils and an electric pencil sharpener for a positive start.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on December 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 5th grade classroom is filled with 20 enthusiastic students that are eager to learn. My students are faced with many challenges, including low social economic status. Most of these students come with limited resources at home.

My students are very creative and thoughtful, they come to school with excitement and full of questions!

They love engaging and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school willing to learn and grow both personally and academically

My Project

Making students excited to come back to school is just around the corner and what better way to make them feel ownership of their new classroom. Many students lack the resources at home, so pencil donations will be greatly appreciated. Pencils, markers, color pencils and an electrical sharpener will be a great start to make them feel ready to start the new school year.

I work with 5th grade students and at the end of the year I print out pictures we have taken through out the school year of the fun learning experiences and laminating film will help keep their memories.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, Number 2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened, Yellow, 240 Count (14634) • Amazon Business $45.53 1 $45.53
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.26 1 $27.26
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $21.01 1 $21.01
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

Materials cost

$104.29

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.03

Total project goal

$166.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.87

1 Donor

-$84.00

Donations toward project cost

-$71.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.60

match offer

-$82.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.43

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$0.00

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