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Ms. Thornton from Tulsa OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Shining Student Council

Help me give my students the resources, table top easels, markers, tape and railroad boards so they need to run an active Student Council.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in what most of the world would consider poverty. They don't know this though, for the most part. They don't know that all students don't get free breakfast and lunch because of the lack of income in their homes. They do know that education is important and valued by their families, so they come everyday, eager to learn and become our future scientists and artists. They work hard daily to fulfill their dreams and their families' dreams for them.

My Project

This is the second year we have had an active student council. We have taken on the ambitious job of opening a school store that is open once a week. We have held several events including a few movie nights and a winter dance. This year we were gifted a closet to keep our things.

This project will give us the tools to successfully carry out the projects we have started and have planned.

The storage containers will allow us to sort and store our school store inventory so that it is easily accessible. The cash box will help us secure the money we bring in until it can be deposited.

We would like to grow and become more active and we could use your donations to this project to help us along our journey to success.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 19889804 70 Quart/66 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $60.99 1 $60.99
Large Cash Box with Money Tray and Lock, Metal Money Box Safe, Cash Register,5 Compartments Cantilever Tray & 4 Spring-Loaded Clips for Bills,11.81"x 9.45"x 3.54", Black • Amazon Business $24.49 2 $48.98
Stainless Steel Popcorn Scoop – Easy Fill Tool for Bags & Boxes, Great Utility Serving Scooper for Snacks, Desserts, Ice, & Dry Goods by Back of House Ltd. • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $16.05 2 $32.10
Econoco Multi Fit Black Small Wire Basket for Slatwall, Grid of Pegboard, Commercial All Purpose Basket, (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $28.49 1 $28.49
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 Stackable Clear Storage Box, 6 Pack 12 Quart Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $28.41 1 $28.41
Homz Plastic Storage Bins, Snap Lock White Lids, 6 Quart, Clear, Stackable, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $24.78 1 $24.78
Hanging Display Tabs with Adhesive, J Hook Peel and Stick Plastic Hang Tabs for Retail, Foldable, 500 Pieces • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Scissors - 3-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Azar Displays 256105 4-Inch Acrylic Cube Bin for Pegboard or Slatwall, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $19.85 1 $19.85
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
School Smart Railroad Boards, 22 x 28 Inches, 6-Ply, White, Pack of 25 • Amazon Business $12.46 1 $12.46
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, 1.5 inch Core (142-6) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
16 PACK 1/4" HOLE Peg Board Workbench Bins (6) Red bins & (6) Yellow bins PLASTIC Plus (4) Tool holders FITS WOODEN PEGBOARDS (PEGBOARD NOT INCLUDED) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$374.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.75

Total project goal

$518.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.32

2 Donors

-$260.00

Donations toward project cost

-$221.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.00

match offer

-$258.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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