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Mrs. Hedrick from Norfolk VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Start the Year Off Right!

Help me give my students a great start to the school year with brand new supplies!

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school in Norfolk, Virginia. The school is able to offer 100% free breakfast, lunch, and afternoon fruit/vegetable to all of our students. As a new teacher, I noticed that my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. I am looking to keep things engaging and provide my students with a meaningful learning experience.

My students are motivated and want to show growth throughout the year.

They love math, and playing related programs on their Chromebooks. My students love to use a reading program to help increase their reading level and vocabulary.

My Project

Starting off the year right is always a awesome! I would love to start the school year off with all the supplies we need. Most of my students cannot afford their school supplies, so I want to try to help them out and get us started right.

We can start our school year (19-20) off right, with all these great supplies!

Pencils, paper, crayons, colored pencils, glue, and folders will help us with all our interactive notebooks and hands on activities.

Having all our basic essentials will help us make sure we are ready to go and learn right from the start! All these supplies will help us be successful from start to end!

Mrs. Hedrick
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Letter Size Paper Portfolios by Better Office Products, Case of 100, Assorted Primary Colors, with Fasteners (Assorted, 2 Pocket Paper Folders with Fasteners) • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
Yalong HB Pencils bulk for kids and adults | Sharpened High- Quality Wooden Pencils with Eraser, assorted color design| Ideal for Students, Kids, Teachers| 12 Pack of 12 Count • Amazon Business $23.99 3 $71.97
Elmer’s Extra Strength School Glue Sticks, Washable, 6 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
Crayola Classpack Assortment, 800 Regular Size Crayons, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools • Amazon Business $41.03 1 $41.03
Crayola 68-8024 Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard, Assorted. • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Opaque Color Letter Size Low Profile Clip (Pack of 6) (Purple) • Amazon Business $14.45 2 $28.90
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Opaque Color Letter Size Low Profile Clip (Pack of 6) (Dark Blue) • Amazon Business $14.45 2 $28.90
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
STAEDTLER Graphite pencils, HB (#2) pre-sharpened pencil, box of 96 pencils with latex-free erasers, ideal for school, home and office use, 172 C96 • Amazon Business $7.60 2 $15.20
JM-capricorns 36pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pen Bag (8 Color) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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