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Mrs. Shelley from E Palo Alto CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for 5th Grade

Help me give my students supplies like dry erase markers, pencils, tissues, and pencil sharpeners.

  • $390 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a high-poverty and high-risk community. Many of them speak English as a second language and speak Spanish, Hindi or another language at home. Their families are from all over the globe: Hawaii, Fiji, Mexico, El Salvador, Samoa, Tonga and many other countries and states. They are proud of their heritage.

The families at our school are incredibly supportive, but do not have the funds to provide all the needed supplies for our classroom.

Many students and their families are homeless or cannot afford to live in their own apartment, so they share with another family.

My Project

My project will help me give my students the supplies they need to be successful in reading, writing, math, and beyond. Many of my students come to school excited to learn, but without the supplies they need to complete our daily classwork. Getting these supplies will allow me to provide them (and their families) with the things we need to focus on our classwork. It will be a relief for my students to know that we'll have enough pencils and even tissues to complete the year. Their families will be grateful to know their children will have everything they need at school.

Mrs. Shelley
Grades 3-5
  • Brentwood Academy
  • E Palo Alto, CA
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $24.75 3 $74.25
Expo 1921061 Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip Assorted, 36 Count, Multicolor • Amazon Business $23.40 2 $46.80
Kleenex Professional Facial Tissue for Business (03076), Flat Tissue Boxes, 12 Boxes / Convenience Case, 125 Tissues / Box • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors - 68-0004 • Amazon Business $35.54 1 $35.54
Dixon Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 144 Count (14412) • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Ziploc Storage Bags, Gallon, Mega Pack, 150 ct (2 Pack, 75 ct) • Amazon Business $17.78 1 $17.78
RoseArt SuperTip Assorted Color Washable Markers 100-Pack • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
Ziploc Freezer Bags, Quart, 3 pack, 38ct • Amazon Business $14.37 1 $14.37
Post-it Notes, Canary Yellow, Call out Important Information, 3 in. x 3 in, 12 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad (654) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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