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Mrs. Kitchel from Phoenix AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting With The Basics

Help me give my students basic school supplies so my students will be ready to learn everyday.

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students not only come from a low-income area, but they are also working to learn the English Language. Despite all the hardships they have outside of school, they come to school ready to learn.

I teach at a Title I school where 88% of our students receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

We provide Blessings in a Backpack where students can take a bag of food home on the weekends.

Despite so many hardships, my students walk into my classroom with smiles on their faces. They are so eager to learn. They deserve the materials that will help to push them to reach their full potential.

My Project

Binders will make a difference in my students' learning by allowing them to keep their stuff organized. As a fifth grade teacher, it is my job to help get them prepared for middle school. My student will use the colored pens for writing rough drafts, writing each paragraph in a different color. This is a strategy I learned about in a training earlier this year. My students will use highlighters in reading. They can use them to find evidence and quote from sources. A skill they learn in fifth grade.

Donating to our project will be giving my students supplies that they don't have and can't afford.

Every school year I spend my own money to ensure that my students have everything they need to be successful. Getting these supplies funded not only will mean a lot to my students, but will mean a lot to me as well.

Mrs. Kitchel
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils, 24/Box • Staples Advantage $3.65 55 $200.75
Staples Hype Stick Highlighters, Chisel, Assorted, 6/Pack (50372) • Staples Advantage $1.50 55 $82.50
Staples Standard View Binder with D-Rings, White, 220 Sheet Capacity, 1" Ring • Staples Advantage $2.72 30 $81.60
Elmer's All-Purpose Washable Glue Sticks, 7g., 60/Pack • Staples Advantage $18.68 1 $18.68
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pen with Grip, Medium Point, Green (GSMG11GN) • Staples Advantage $2.79 5 $13.95
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pen with Grip, Medium Point, Purple • Staples Advantage $2.79 5 $13.95
BIC Xtra Comfort Round Stic Grip Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Red, Dozen • Staples Advantage $2.79 5 $13.95
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Blue Ink, 60/Pack (16699/13161) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49

Materials cost

$438.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.34

Total project goal

$595.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.62

2 Donors

-$297.81

Donations toward project cost

-$253.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.67

match offer

-$297.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$253.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.67

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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