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

Shell Hearts Art!

My students need display rails to showcase their artwork in the hallways!

  • $320 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Learning, community, friends. This is what our little rural school is all about! Our students do not have a lot at home, so they view school as a safe place not only to get a good education, but also to get a good meal or new clothes. Some of them are here from sun up to sun down, through various after school programs, waiting for their parents to finish work.

Despite the hardships associated with a small, rural school, our children are resilient, loving, and excited to learn.

They just need the resources to help them reach their full potential.

My Project

As the art teacher at a low-income, rural school, I love to see my students get super excited about art and art history, as well as art production. Their faces just light up when they get to see their artwork displayed in the hallways for everyone to see!

Pride in their artwork is something that every child can achieve, regardless of academic ability or socioeconomic status.

However, right now we have limited resources to hang these art projects in the hallways. For our school, I am able to hang about 1/10 of the projects that my students complete.

I believe that every child should be able to see their hard work showcased in our school's public hallways. I am asking for donations to purchase display rails to hang along the halls that can hold lots of student papers at one time. This will enable us to display more of our students' work and increase their pride in their own achievement. Thank you for your help!

Ms. Paulson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 360 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
57313-0096-Ghent Hold Up Display Rail - 96" • Blick Art Materials $36.11 6 $216.66

Materials cost

$216.66

Vendor shipping charges

$21.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.93

Total project goal

$319.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$319.51

10 Donors

-$312.45

Donations toward project cost

-$271.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

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$0.00

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