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Mrs. Young from Milwaukee WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Off Right On The First Step

Help me give my students the basic supplies to start the school year; pencils, paper, folders, coloring supplies and personal storage allows students to feel welcome and prepared for learning.

  • $555 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class of first graders are standout learners. They have a desire to learn, explore the world around them and find their greatness. They want those around them, especially their families and friends, to see their greatness also. My class lives in an area prone to violence and poverty.

I cannot control their lives outside of the classroom, but I can control their experience during the school day.

My students like to read and we emphasize the need to read every day. They also love to write, draw and even share what they are learning and I try to incorporate different activities as often as possible. By doing this in a positive way, I hope to inspire my learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Giving my students the ability to have everything ready for them at the beginning of the year helps them feel ready for learning. I can only hope they are given the materials needed for the complete year without worries. Having pencils, notebooks, colored pencils, pencil pouches and folders helps them stay organized and prepared to learn. Theses are materials they will use every day.

It is my job to make students feel welcome and prepared while they learn.

With your help I can make that happen. Students should be able to come to school stress free, not worrying that they don't have what is needed in First grade. Learning should not create stress, but interest, excitement and perseverance to be the best version of themselves.

Mrs. Young
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MAKHISTORY Plastic 2 Pocket Folders with Clear Front Pocket - 8 Pack, Heavy Duty 3 Prong Folders for Letter Size Paper, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $15.99 6 $95.94
Mead Primary Journal Kindergarten Writing Tablet 6 Pack of Primary Composition Notebook Colors May Vary For Grades K- 2, 100 Sheets (200 Pages) Creative Story Notebooks for Kids 9 3/4 in by 7 1/2 in. • Amazon Business $18.82 5 $94.10
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $12.99 7 $90.93
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors - 68-0004 • Amazon Business $37.96 2 $75.92
BAZIC Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/ Mesh Window - 24 Pack (804-24) • Amazon Business $28.99 2 $57.98

Materials cost

$414.87

Vendor shipping charges

$19.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$471.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.13

Total project goal

$554.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$554.20

1 Donor

-$278.00

Donations toward project cost

-$236.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.70

match offer

-$276.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.43

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$0.00

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