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  • $1,025 goal

This project expired on December 3, 2019.

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

Students' Basic Necessities

Help me give my students their basic supplies: notebooks, crayons, markers, pencils, pouches, pens, and two new comfy flex seating options.

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, they are hard-working, determined students. They want to learn and want to be successful.

As a third grade ELA teacher in a low-income district, most of my students will show up with empty backpacks or with nothing at all.

This makes it hard for my students to feel supported and ready for school. I am looking to find funding for their supplies so they can have what the need to achieve success this year. Thank you!!!

My Project

These materials are the basic necessities of all students. Pens, pencils, notebooks, markers, crayons, etc. My students need these supplies in order to complete their reading, writing, grammar and social studies work every single day.

My students' families can't afford the basic materials needed in order for their child to be successful in school.

Most of my students come in with no backpack or an empty one. It is up to me to supply them with what they need in order to reach their true potentials. It is impossible for me to get it all myself this year. Please help!

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This project expired on December 3, 2019.

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Books, Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, Comp Book, Black, 12 Pack (72936) • Amazon Business $19.94 8 $159.52
Original Bouncy Bands for Elementary Kids Desks (Black, Pack of 10) - Allows Students to Move While Working, Increasing Focus, Improving Academic Performance and Relieving Anxiety and Hyperactivity • Amazon Business $130.00 1 $130.00
Crayola Ultra Clean Broad Line Markers, School Supplies, 12 Packs, 10 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $43.90 2 $87.80
Victoria Young Stadium Seat Portable Stadium Chairs Padded Backrest and Cushion, Set of 2, Blue • Amazon Business $69.98 1 $69.98
d-c-fix 346-0576-2PK Decorative Self-Adhesive Film, Bahia, 17" x 78" Roll, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
WODISON 24 Packs 3 Ring Binder Pen Pencil Case Pouch Bulk Set Stationery Bag for School Class Office Blue • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
WODISON 24 Packs 3 Ring Binder Pen Pencil Case Pouch Bulk Set Stationery Bag for School Class Office Green • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
Pilot FriXion Color Sticks Erasable Gel Pens, Assorted Colors, Tub of 36 (5805) • Amazon Business $39.09 1 $39.09
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened with Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (13972) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $28.38 1 $28.38
30 Numbered Pocket Cell Phone and Calculator Pocket Chart - Hanging Organizer - by Essex Wares - Organize Cell Phones, Calculators or Small Items (Black) • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
Duck Brand 1304968 Color Duct Tape, Green, 1.88 Inches x 20 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $6.28 3 $18.84
EXPO Whiteboard / Dry Erase Board Liquid Cleaner, 22-ounce • Amazon Business $8.98 2 $17.96
School Smart Beveled Erasers, Small, Pink, Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $8.93 2 $17.86
AmazonBasics Office Stapler with 1000 Staples - Black, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
WODISON 3-Ring Pen Pencil Pouch with Clear Window Stationery Bag Binder Case Classroom Organizers 6-Pack (Green) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
WODISON 3-Ring Pen Pencil Pouch with Clear Window Stationery Bag Binder Case Classroom Organizers 6-Pack (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Duck Brand 1304959 Color Duct Tape, Blue, 1.88 Inches x 20 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $3.90 3 $11.70
Bostitch Office Heavy Duty 40 Sheet Stapler, Small Stapler Size, Fits into the Palm of Your Hand; Black (B175-BLK) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86

Materials cost

$822.37

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$870.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.65

Total project goal

$1,024.35

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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This project will reach 60 students.

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