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Ms. Parsons from Allston MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

So Fresh and So Clean!

My students need a vacuum to keep our carpets clean and dust-free and other daily cleaning supplies to have a healthy, happy school year!

  • $194 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kind, caring, and curious! Students in grades Pre-K to grade 8 attend a full service community school in an urban community. Our inclusion programs house students with varying disabilities and needs. 85% are eligible for free or reduced price lunch, and 67% speak a first language other than English. Our school community is one of great diversity and seeks to be inclusive to all cultures and abilities. Students who attend this inclusion school receive special education services from a variety of service providers including speech language pathologists (monolingual and bilingual), occupational and physical therapists, a school psychologist, and adaptive physical education providers.

What our students and providers need are supplies to keep our classroom safe and healthy so we can be healthy all year long!

Each year, teachers and school staff go through dozens of boxes of tissues, sanitizer and cleaning wipes to keep shared areas clean!

My Project

Happiness is a freshly cleaned therapy room! My students range in age from 3 years to 15 years. While there are remarkable differences between students across these age spans, there is one thing that is the same among all of them....GERMS! As students (and staff) return back to school, we all bring coughs and sniffles which persist throughout the year!

In order to keep the therapy spaces safe and clean, my students need a reliable vacuum cleaner, sanitizing wipes, and tissues to help reduce the dust and grit (or glitter), germs and control sniffles!

We want to have a healthy year where students and therapists are able to be present in school and not stuck home in bed!

Ms. Parsons
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dirt Devil Vigor Cyclonic Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum, Black (UD70222) • Quill.com $70.03 1 $70.03
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 75 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Value Pack (30208) • Quill.com $12.74 2 $25.48
Kleenex Boutique Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack • Quill.com $9.34 2 $18.68
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer, 8 oz. • Quill.com $4.49 4 $17.96

Materials cost

$132.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.96

Total project goal

$193.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$193.09

3 Donors

-$131.54

Donations toward project cost

-$111.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.73

Matching donations from our partners

-$61.55

Match offers toward project cost

-$52.32

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.23

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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