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Ms. Vasquez from Camden NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Scholars

Help me give my students crayons, pencil pouch, color stock paper, and markers.

  • $260 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach kindergarten to 3rd grade students at an inner-city school. The school district is located in the heart of Camden in an underprivileged area. Since it is an area with high poverty rates, many of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Although every day they are faced with many challenges both in and out of their homes, they come to school eager to learn. These kids face many difficulties, including taking responsibilities beyond their ages, yet when they arrive at school, they are just like any kid, filled with a passion to learn more about the world.

My Project

Our students have different ways of learning, and we need various school supplies and materials that will provide them with opportunities to express what they know. Basic supplies such as markers and crayons, and other supplies are necessary to carry out innovative lessons that will engage students to become active learners.

Having the supplies needed will surely contribute to each child's success in their learning.

These materials will be used in multiple subjects, and our goal is to incorporate project-based learning that will cover all content areas. Having these materials is necessary to implement this type of instruction. With this project, we hope to make our students' learning more involved and hands on.

Ms. Vasquez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 240 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PROLOSO 1500 Piece Building Blocks Bulk 12 Shapes Colorful Educational Mass Pack • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Crayola Fine Line Markers, Back to School Supplies Classpack, 10 Assorted Colors , 200 Count • Amazon Business $39.84 1 $39.84
BAZIC Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/ Mesh Window - 24 Pack (804-24) • Amazon Business $25.10 1 $25.10
Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons 16 ea ( Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $21.59 1 $21.59
Neenah Exact Vellum Bristol, 8.5" x 11", 67 lb/147 gsm, White, 94 Brightness, 750 Sheets, 3 Pack (80211) • Amazon Business $20.97 1 $20.97
Pacon Card Stock, Colorful Jumbo Assortment, 10 Colors, 8-1/2" x 11", 250 Sheets • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$187.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$220.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.87

Total project goal

$259.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$259.14

3 Donors

-$92.00

Donations toward project cost

-$81.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.80

match offer

-$163.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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