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Mrs. Parente from Bridgeport CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Standing Out for Success!

Help me give my students the colored paper and colored ink they need to be successful.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have amazing students. They are on a variety of levels and come from various backgrounds.

Many of my inner-city​ students don't come to class with the necessary equipment, or they are often misplaced along the way.

This causes them much stress during the day. I am hoping to have my classroom as a home base for their supplies to keep them organized and prepared. With this foundation, they will have one less thing to worry about during their day.

My Project

By having the different colors of paper, this allows my students to visually see the work that needs to be completed. The variety of paper makes it easier for them to discriminate long term, versus short term, versus daily assignments.

Because many students do not have access to books, the colored ink allows students to have their work in color and therefore makes it more appealing for them to read.

My students are students with individual education plans, and by allowing them these resources, it helps them to complete their work and be the successful students that they are destined to be.

Mrs. Parente
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, Mixed Carton 5-Color Assortment, 1250 Sheets (22998) • Amazon Business $36.14 2 $72.28
ValueToner Remanufactured Ink Cartridge for HP 63 XL 63XL High Yield (1 Black/1 Tri-Color) Compatible with HP Envy 4520 4512 4516 Officejet 4650 3830 3833 4655 Deskjet 1112 2130 2131 3630 3633 3634 • Amazon Business $28.79 2 $57.58

Materials cost

$129.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.55

Total project goal

$190.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.36

2 Donors

-$95.17

Donations toward project cost

-$80.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.27

match offer

-$95.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.28

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$0.00

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