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Mrs. Capezzuto from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting the School Year Off Right!

My students need basic supplies to start the school year off right. They need pencils, lead, notebooks, folders, and binders.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my school come from a low-income area where 99% of them are awarded free lunch. Many of them come from broken homes, bounce around to different relatives, and some are even in shelters. The school has 5-7 classes on each grade, and many classrooms have many students with special needs who need a little extra TLC, visuals, and repetition. My school offers these kids a warm, safe, and loving environment daily.

Although most students have a tough start in life, they come to school eager to learn and do their very best.

My Project

So many students come to school without any basic supplies. They are eager and ready to learn, but lack the tools to get started. By donating to this project, you're helping 30 students start the school year off the right way. Instead of worrying about where they are getting pencils and notebooks from, they'll be able to have mechanical pencils, lead, notebooks, folders, and binders.

By donating to this project, all students will be able to get the best start they can for their senior year in elementary school.

When they come in with no supplies, it will be no problem! They have enough to deal with and worry about, they shouldn't have to stress out that they cannot learn and succeed because they do not have basic supplies.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Books / Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Assorted Colors, 12 Pack (73389) • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
Bic Mechanical Pencils, 40 count, Black barrel with multi color clips • Amazon Business $13.25 4 $53.00
Bazic 0.7mm Mechanical Pencil Lead Refills, 20 Leads Per Tube, Pack of 24 Tubes • Amazon Business $5.70 4 $22.80
Avery Two-Pocket Folders, Dark Blue, Box of 25 (47985) • Amazon Business $11.03 2 $22.06
AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$207.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.52

Total project goal

$283.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.44

3 Donors

-$279.94

Donations toward project cost

-$240.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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