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Ms. Donarski from Milwaukee WI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Start The Year Off Right!

My students need basic school supplies such as crayons and paper when the school year begins.

  • $654 goal

This project expired on August 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are preschool age children who learn best through hands-on activities using a variety of manipulatives. They live in the highest poverty rate zip code in Milwaukee. They deserve high quality materials in their classroom. I have been teaching at this school for 17 years and supply many of the toys and materials I know these young learners need. These preschoolers will learn core subjects using fun and engaging materials! My students and I are very grateful for this opportunity.

My Project

I chose basic school supplies for the majority of my project. I feel it is necessary to have supplies at school for my students to complete various activities and projects. My students' families cannot afford to buy back to school supplies such as crayons or paper. I want my students to experience the excitement of getting new supplies.

My students deserve to have basic school supplies to start the school year off on the right path just as their peers do in more affluent areas in the city.

The materials for my project will give my students the chance to create, imagine and explore. I want my students to be excited to start school and to feel the joy of knowing that other people want them to be successful by providing them with materials they need to succeed.

Ms. Donarski
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
11406-0049-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - Smart-Stack Assorted Colors, 500 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $22.58 4 $90.32
21206-1200-Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Classroom Pack - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 200 • Blick Art Materials $73.14 1 $73.14
20101-1009-Crayola Large Crayon Classpack - Pack of 400, 8 colors • Blick Art Materials $51.18 1 $51.18
GR117 - Pencil Grips - Pack of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 2 $43.98
00007-1009-Crayola Washable Paints - Assorted, 16 oz Bottles, Set of 12 colors • Blick Art Materials $39.56 1 $39.56
23810-1105-Elmer''s Washable School Glue - 7.63 oz • Blick Art Materials $1.44 20 $28.80
21316-2026-Sharpie Fine Point Marker Set - Class Pack, Set of 36, Black • Blick Art Materials $26.44 1 $26.44
23810-1204-Elmer''s Washable School Glue - 4 oz • Blick Art Materials $0.87 20 $17.40
23021-1004-Scotch Book Tape - 4" x 15 Yards • Blick Art Materials $14.19 1 $14.19
23021-1003-Scotch Book Tape - 3" x 15 Yards • Blick Art Materials $10.74 1 $10.74
13111-1007-Pacon Tag Board - 12" x 18" x 2 Ply, White, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $9.63 1 $9.63
13111-1107-Pacon Tag Board - 12" x 18" x 2 Ply, Manila, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $9.63 1 $9.63
60401-1003-Creativity Street Craft Sticks - Box of 1000, Assorted Colors • Blick Art Materials $9.34 1 $9.34
61766-1560-Creativity Street Wiggle Eyes Stack Pack - Assorted Sizes, Pkg of 560 • Blick Art Materials $8.66 1 $8.66
23021-1002-Scotch Book Tape - 2" x 15 Yards • Blick Art Materials $7.06 1 $7.06
23021-1015-Scotch Book Tape - 1-1/2" x 15 Yards • Blick Art Materials $5.38 1 $5.38
NF9765 - Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
13111-1003-Pacon Tag Board - 9" x 12" x 2 Ply, White, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $4.57 1 $4.57
13111-1103-Pacon Tag Board - 9" x 12" x 2 Ply, Manila, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $4.57 1 $4.57
28981-1100-Natural Wood Craft Sticks - Box of 1000 • Blick Art Materials $4.52 1 $4.52
NF9763 - White Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
10204-1003-Blick All Purpose Newsprints - 9" x 12", White, 500 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.82 1 $3.82
21383-3000-Sharpie Chisel Tip Marker - Red • Blick Art Materials $1.08 2 $2.16
21383-2020-Sharpie Chisel Tip Marker - Black • Blick Art Materials $1.08 2 $2.16

Materials cost

$476.23

Vendor shipping charges

$42.33

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.06

Total project goal

$653.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$653.76

9 Donors

-$326.88

Donations toward project cost

-$277.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.03

match offer

-$326.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.03

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$0.00

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