You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Cooper from Rego Park NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stuffed Monsters and Pizza Pillows

Help me give my students art supplies to create felt monsters and stuffed pizza slices with felt squares, cotton stuffing, embroidery floss, buttons, needles, puffy paint, velcro, and thread.

  • $439 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school proudly represents an international community that speaks many languages and represents many cultures. Our multicultural mosaic gives our school a global perspective with high expectations for academic success. The students are highly motivated; the families of these children expect a guarantee of success. To assure the children's academic success, it is vital to provide only the best resources possible.

Students can only achieve if they have the necessary tools to do so.

The families of our children have sacrificed much to be in this country and the children hope to fulfill their families' dreams for success. For that reason, we try to bring the best resources to our students in the hopes of realizing high expectations that will lay a foundation for future opportunities.

My Project

My students will learn the art of sewing by making their very own pillows and create stuffed pizza slices and monster pillows.

One of the best skills a child can learn is the skill of sewing.

It is a lifelong skill that I believe all children need to learn. Students will use the felt to create the structure of the pillow, the stuffing to stuff the pillows and the needles will help create designs. All the supplies that I have asked for will help complete this project. My students will be super excited to embark on this journey in the world of fiber arts!

Ms. Cooper
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Cooper is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Velcro Sticky Back Tape - 30-ft. Roll - White • Nasco $48.00 1 $48.00
Coats Clark Dual Duty XP General Purpose Assortment • Nasco $44.95 1 $44.95
Nasco Country School 5 in. Scissors - Pointed - Classroom Pack of 24 • Nasco $39.40 1 $39.40
Polyester Felt - Pkg. of 100 9 in. x 12 in. Assorted Colors • Nasco $22.25 1 $22.25
Polyester Felt - 36 in. Wide - Per Yard - Camel • Nasco $3.50 6 $21.00
Singer Flexible Thimbles • Nasco $3.25 5 $16.25
Acrylic Value Pack Felt Assortment - Pkg. of 25 - 9 in. x 12 in. • Nasco $7.70 2 $15.40
Aleenes Original Tacky Glue - 4 oz. • Nasco $1.90 6 $11.40
PinPal Magnetic Pin Holder • Nasco $9.95 1 $9.95
Poly-Fil Poly-Pellets Weighted Stuffing Beads - 2-lb. Bag • Nasco $9.75 1 $9.75
12-oz. Bag Polyester White Stuffing • Nasco $4.50 2 $9.00
Tulip 3-D Paint Starter Set - Puffy • Nasco $8.75 1 $8.75
Pastel Felt Pieces - Pkg. of 25 - 9 in. x 12 in. • Nasco $8.70 1 $8.70
Large Eye Safety Yarn Needles - Steel - 2-34 in. • Nasco $0.82 10 $8.20
Bulk Button Assortment - 1-lb. Bag • Nasco $5.05 1 $5.05
Sassy Pin Holder Blue • Nasco $4.95 1 $4.95
Coats Clark General Purpose Thread - Camel • Nasco $4.75 1 $4.75
Coats Clark General Purpose Thread - White • Nasco $4.50 1 $4.50
Scotch Precision Scissors - 7 in. • Nasco $4.30 1 $4.30
Hand Sewing Ball-Point Needles • Nasco $2.10 2 $4.20
Dritz Ball Point Dressmaker Pins • Nasco $2.95 1 $2.95
Rex Embroidery Needles • Nasco $1.40 1 $1.40
Size 7 Embroidery Needles • Nasco $1.25 1 $1.25
Size 8 Embroidery Needles • Nasco $1.25 1 $1.25

Materials cost

$307.60

Vendor shipping charges

$30.76

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$372.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.82

Total project goal

$438.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$438.79

2 Donors

-$438.79

Donations toward project cost

-$372.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[412730],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4176994,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/stuffed-monsters-and-pizza-pillows/4176994/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":450,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Cooper","authorIds":{"412730":{"owner":"Ms. Cooper","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4176994],"proposalHash":"-408909062","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp412730_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1509761308764","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":87552,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":676,"proposalURL":"project/color-my-world/5485186/","proposalTitle":"Color My World!","proposalId":5485186},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzE1ODgyMQ==","NjUwNTIyNg=="],"teacherId":412730,"schoolCounty":"Queens","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}