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Mrs. Lapidus from Buffalo NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Success

My students need binders, markers, crayons, colored pencils, glue sticks, scissors, among other things. All of these supplies will help students succeed in their classroom. They will also help students be able to complete their homework.

  • $383 goal

This project expired on May 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Iraq, Yemen, Turkey, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, Burma, and Jordan are a handful of the places my students have come from. The majority of my students came from countries that are not safe. Some have lived in refugee camps and others haven't been able to attend school in years.

99% of our students show up to school with no supplies.

They are embarrassed and unprepared and they come to me for help. I want to be able to supply them with the supplies they need to be successful in their classrooms.

My Project

These students show up to school on day one with nothing but the clothes they are wearing. None of them have binders, pencils, coloring supplies, scissors, glue, etc. I provide my students will all of these things that I am able to supply. As our population is growing, as is demand for school supplies. I cannot provide these items for my students anymore without help. I want them to be able to complete their homework assignments and participate in class. They already have to worry about learning another language while overcoming the trauma they may have experienced in their home country. I don't want school supplies to be on their list of things to worry about.

Mrs. Lapidus
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GLUE STICK .77 OZ ALL PURPOSE SCHOOL PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $31.87 1 $31.87
BOOK COMPOSITION PICTURE STORY RLD 9 3/4 X 7 1/2 100 SHEET/200 PAGE • School Specialty $2.76 10 $27.60
BINDER POLYPROPYLENE 3 IN MAROON SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $6.45 4 $25.80
PEN GRIP RETRACTABLE MED BALLPOINT BLUE SCHOOL SMART PK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.83 8 $22.64
BINDER POLYPROPYLENE 2 IN BLUE SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $5.03 4 $20.12
DRY ERASE POCKET REUSABLE 9X12 SET/10 ASST PRIMARY COLORS • School Specialty $17.53 1 $17.53
MARKERS SMALL W/ERASER CAPS ASST COLORS SET OF 10 • School Specialty $14.83 1 $14.83
PEN GRIP RETRACTABLE MED BALLPOINT RED SCHOOL SMART PK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.83 5 $14.15
INDEX CARDS 3X5 NARROW RULE WHITE PK/100 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.55 20 $11.00
GLUE STICKS 15 G REPOSTITIONABLE PACK OF 2 • School Specialty $3.12 3 $9.36
MARKER CRAYOLA WASHABLE WEDGE CLASSIC SET OF 8 • School Specialty $3.10 3 $9.30
PEN MED BALLPOINT BLUE P/12 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.83 11 $9.13
BINDER POLYPROPYLENE 1 IN WHITE SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.68 5 $8.40
BINDER POLYPROPYLENE 1 IN BLACK SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.47 5 $7.35
PUTTY ADHESIVE REUSEABLE/REMOVABLE WHITE MMM860 PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $2.19 3 $6.57
INDEX CARD 3X5 NARROW RULE ASST COLORS PACK OF 100 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.20 5 $6.00
STNLSS STL ECONO SHEARS 7''BENT - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.70 3 $5.10
PENCIL CRAYOLA COLORED FULL SIZE PK/12 • School Specialty $1.54 3 $4.62
MARKER SUPER TIP WASHABLE SET OF 20 • School Specialty $4.54 1 $4.54
PEN MED BALLPOINT PURPLE SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $1.20 3 $3.60
MARKER CRAYOLA WASHABLE FINE CLASSIC SET OF 8 • School Specialty $2.82 1 $2.82
DIVIDERS MINI SIZE POLY W/SLANT PKTS 5-1/2X8-1/2 SET OF 5 • School Specialty $2.55 1 $2.55

Materials cost

$264.88

Vendor shipping charges

$26.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.41

Total project goal

$382.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.75

2 Donors

-$382.75

Donations toward project cost

-$325.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.41

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$0.00

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