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Ms. Plaza from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students in need of Classroom Materials

My students need classroom materials, such as Hot Dots, pencils and binders, that will help them throughout the school year.

  • $335 goal

This project expired on April 2, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The challenge facing my students is not having materials or supplies. The materials that I had have run out. This year my school has has high enrollment. The school does not provide materials or supplies for students. The students need school supplies to complete classwork and class projects.

I have 30 wonderful and bright students.

They are all eager to learn many things in second grade. This as a teacher motivates me to bring knew and exciting ideas into the classroom. I teach in a neighborhood of Chicago. My school is great, unfortunately it lacks necessary funding that is greatly needed. The principal and the staff are great to work with. We all help each other in order to benefit student learning, which is most important to me as a educator. Without funding the students are not given the accurate amount of supplies needed to complete the school year. I teach ESL Students Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and a zillion life lessons a day. It is extremely diverse area, and the students in my class are from various backgrounds. My students love to draw and write for all subject areas, I want them to be able to do this, so that there work keeps motivating them in learning more.

My Project

Students can be great when the teacher provides the essential tools and materials for their learning. Not providing these materials can make learning more difficult for the students. These materials will be of great help for all subject areas that we do in a daily basis. With these materials my students will be able to complete classwork and homework assignments. These materials are needed so that they can excel in their education. For Science my students are doing projects based on experiments that they will display for the school. For Math students will be building Geometric figures, that is why the supplies is necessary. Having the appropriate essentials like paper,notebooks, binders, pencils and so on will definitely make a difference in my classroom.

I need these materials for my ESL students to continue their education and learn.

Having these materials will make things better when doing their work. These materials are needed for all subject areas. Without these materials students cannot complete their classwork properly. Your help will ensure that my students get a better education. I believe that I can provide a better education when having the right tools to work with.

Ms. Plaza
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BINDER VINYL SCHOOL SMART 1/2" BLUE • ABC School Supply, Inc $2.18 30 $65.40
CLIP MAGNETIC 2'' SCHOOL SMART PK/12 • ABC School Supply, Inc $4.74 1 $4.74
MAGNET SCHOOL SMART BUTTON ASST PACK OF 30 • ABC School Supply, Inc $3.32 1 $3.32
PUSH PIN CLEAR 3/8''L SCHOOL SMART PK/100 • ABC School Supply, Inc $0.94 1 $0.94
PUSHPIN PLAS 100/PK CR • ABC School Supply, Inc $1.42 1 $1.42
MARKER WET ERASE VIS-A-VIS 4-COLOR FINE SET OF 4 • ABC School Supply, Inc $4.55 1 $4.55
SHEET FILLER 11X8.5 200SH • ABC School Supply, Inc $5.69 1 $5.69
NOTEBOOK DBLWRBND 11X8.5 • ABC School Supply, Inc $16.90 2 $33.80
PENCIL #2 SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 96 • ABC School Supply, Inc $8.54 2 $17.08
STAMPS WOODEN FOR TEACHERS • ABC School Supply, Inc $17.09 1 $17.09
NAMEPLATE MODERN MANUSCRIPT PRIMARY • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.59 1 $7.59
NAMEPLATE TRADITIONAL MANUSCRIPT PRIMARY • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.59 1 $7.59
BAG SCHOOL SMART BULLETIN BOARD STORAGE 30X24 CLEAR VINYL • ABC School Supply, Inc $9.49 1 $9.49
HOT TO DOT LIBRARY POCKET • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.11 1 $7.11
GO GREEN LIBRARY POCKET • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.11 1 $7.11
MAGNETIC HALL PASSES ST10 • ABC School Supply, Inc $13.77 1 $13.77
PASSES SCHOOL SET • ABC School Supply, Inc $16.63 1 $16.63

Materials cost

$223.32

Vendor shipping charges

$22.33

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$284.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.12

Total project goal

$334.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$334.12

4 Donors

-$143.00

Donations toward project cost

-$121.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

match offer

-$191.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.67

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$0.00

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