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Ms. Cotton from Memphis TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Start Strong, Stay Strong, Finish Stronger

Help me give my students a refill of materials that have been depleted in the first semester of the school year!

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Driving through South Memphis, you will see the impact of long term, systemic poverty: crime, food deserts, complex family life and much more. These are just some of the daily hardships our students face in the 38106 zip code. Even with all of these hardships, you will still find students excited and ready 1to learn!

We are a team and a family.

My students are some of the most brilliant, creative, artistic thinkers and problem solvers you will ever meet. My students are the next generation of readers, writers, scientist, historians, and problem solvers.

My Project

The school year has been flying by! These materials will help our classroom community refill on the supplies that keep us running. We have used up these materials with the day to day learning ! Everyday students are reading, thinking, and working hard to achieve their own personal education goals. Paper and pencils are in short supplies as we approach the end of semester one.

These 6th graders are starving for knowledge!

In order to keep up the demands and educational gain students need supplies. We have used more paper and pencils than anyone could have ever thought. We would be so appreciative to you for your help with replenishing our classroom.

Ms. Cotton
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 110 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 $16.51 2 $33.02
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, Mixed Carton 5-Color Assortment, 1250 Sheets (22998) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Swingline Paper Trimmer, Guillotine Paper Cutter, 12" Cut Length, 10 Sheet Capacity, ClassicCut Lite (9312) • Amazon Business $25.19 1 $25.19
Wausau Exact Index Cardstock, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inch, Pastel Gray, 250 Sheets (48598) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Kleenex Professional Facial Tissue for Business (03076), Flat Tissue Boxes, 12 Boxes / Convenience Case, 125 Tissues / Box • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
BIC Xtra-Smooth Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $8.05 2 $16.10
200 Sheet Protectors, 11 Hole Lightweight Binder Sleeves, Designed to Protect Frequently Used 8.5 x 11 Papers, Acid and PVC Free, Clear Plastic Design, 9.25 x 11.25 Top Loaded, 200 Pack • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Command Refill Strips, Easy to Open Packaging (GP021-36NA) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
AmazonBasics Letter Size Sheets Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5in, 100-pack • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
EXPO 1741919 Click Low-Odor Dry Erase Retractable Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 3-Count • Amazon Business $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$173.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$206.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.41

Total project goal

$242.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.72

1 Donor

-$242.72

Donations toward project cost

-$206.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.41

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$0.00

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