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Ms. Amato from Redwood City CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies For Independent Workers

My students need a pencil sharpener and basic supplies to start off the school year!

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are middle schoolers at a K-8 school in Redwood City. They are creative, hard-working and come from all walks of life. They love learning and their enthusiasm for education is inspiring to see. Since my students are becoming teenagers it is really exciting to see how they embrace their individuality, but also how they are fearless in the face of adversity. They want to stand up for what they believe in, they want to have their voices heard against racism, sexism and prejudice and they want to make a difference. Please help them recognize the power they have to lead this next generation!

My Project

My students are in their first year of middle school. This is an exciting time, but it's also a time where there is a real learning curve about independent work habits. Students are forced to keep track of their supplies moving from class to class, put things back in the proper place, remember to turn things in, and to come prepared for class with supplies every day. I want to set my students up to learn these habits successfully.

“You cannot teach a person anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo

By having basic supplies in class like a pencil sharpener, art supplies for projects and cleaning supplies the students will know that the supplies are there - they just need to make sure they get and use them. It allows them to understand they are in charge of their learning, and they need to be ready each time they walk through the door. They need to take responsibility!

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Power Extreme Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy-Duty, Black (21834) • Staples Advantage $41.14 1 $41.14
Crayola Classic Washable Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 8/Box • Staples Advantage $5.29 3 $15.87
Clorox DisinfeCounting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 75 Count Canister, 3 Canisters Per Value Pack (30208) • Staples Advantage $13.99 1 $13.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets/Pack (21004/ 22004) • Staples Advantage $12.74 1 $12.74
BAND-AID Brand Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages, Assorted Sizes, 100 Count/Box (Model:115078) • Staples Advantage $12.49 1 $12.49
Crayola Crayons, 8/Box • Staples Advantage $0.63 7 $4.41
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $1.94 2 $3.88

Materials cost

$104.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.70

Total project goal

$171.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.35

3 Donors

-$139.23

Donations toward project cost

-$118.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.88

match offer

-$32.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$27.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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