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Ms. Borrelli-Luke from Camden NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Soar With Supplies

My students need basic school supplies ; batteries, sheet protectors, white-out and highlighters to open the school year.

  • $545 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an inner-city magnet school in our district with a medical theme. My students come from all over the city, from all different schools, cultures, and backgrounds. In spite of the many obstacles, such as being homeless, my students achieve higher than all the neighboring high schools and have a 100% graduation rate and college acceptance rate.

Unfortunately, many of our students struggle with homelessness.

Our school is located in a low-income area with 100% of the students receiving free lunch. More than three-quarters of our students are from low-income households.

Most of our students select careers in the medical field. Their access to resources needed to prepare them for this path is very limited. DonorsChoose makes it possible for our children to have the necessary tools to succeed.

My Project

A large portion of our students are homeless and transient. They struggle with getting work completed because they don't have the basic tools . Students will have highlighters, printer ink, pens, white-out, batteries, index's/pencil cases for binders and even a 4 drawer storage space to hold their work. Living in the city, our students don't even have access to a store. The homeless shelters have limited space and would not allow students to store supplies and work. These supplies would be one less thing that a homeless student needed to worry about, and allows them to focus on the future and all its possibilities.

Ms. Borrelli-Luke
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 63 Black & Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges (F6U61AN, F6U62AN) for HP Deskjet 1112 2130 2132 3630 3632 3633 3634 3636 3637 HP ENVY 4512 4513 4520 4523 4524 HP Officejet 3830 3831 3833 4650 4652 4654 4655 • Amazon Business $42.89 3 $128.67
IRIS 4-Drawer Rolling Storage Cart with Organizer Top, Gray • Amazon Business $21.54 3 $64.62
Uni-Ball 1905406 Signo 207 Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 12 Count Plus 2 Bonus Pens • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
BIC Wite-Out Exact Liner Correction Tape, White, 4 Tapes (3 Packages of 4 Tapes) • Amazon Business $36.41 1 $36.41
500 Heavyweight Sheet Protectors, Reinforced 3 Hole design with 3 MIL thickness, designed to protect frequently used papers, Acid and PVC Free, 9.25 x 11.25 Top loaded, 500 PACK • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Sharpie Liquid Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 10 Count • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
Energizer AAA Batteries, Double A Battery Max Alkaline (48 Count) • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Energizer AA Batteries, Double A Battery Max Alkaline (48 Count) E91DP2-24 • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
C-Line 5-Tab Binder Pockets with Write-On Index Tabs, Assorted Colors, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 5 Pockets per Set (06650) • Amazon Business $3.40 5 $17.00
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.48 2 $16.96
BIC Wite-Out Brand Extra Coverage Correction Fluid, 20 ml, White, 3-Count • Amazon Business $5.74 2 $11.48
TOPS The Legal Pad Writing Pads, 8-1/2" x 11-3/4", Legal Rule, 50 Sheets, 12 Pack (7533) • Amazon Business $9.68 1 $9.68
3-Ring Pencil Pouch with Mesh Window, Color: Bright (2-Pack) • Amazon Business $6.52 1 $6.52

Materials cost

$426.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$462.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.64

Total project goal

$544.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$544.24

2 Donors

-$247.42

Donations toward project cost

-$246.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

match offer

-$254.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$215.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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