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Mrs. Chamberlain from Concord CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Success

Help me give my students the basic school supplies they need such as rulers, pencils and pens, for a successful start to next school year.

  • $388 goal

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My Students

I work at a wonderful, family oriented school Title I Program Improvement school with awesome students! The majority of our families are considered to be low to low-middle income with many living below the poverty line. More than one-third of our students speak English as a second language.

Our school offers extra assistance and enrichment when needed.

We have a part-time intervention teacher who spends 100% of her day on student academic intervention. Our school is lucky enough to have three Autism specific classes with students who mainstream into general education classes throughout the day. We have a resource class for special education students and for those who need extra help, a garden teacher (paid for by a generous grant) that works with the students on the Next Generation Science Standards, volunteers who come read with and/or tutor our students several times a week, and many teachers who run intervention and enrichment classes after school.

My Project

I work at a Title 1 school and we have been asked to "tighten our belts" financially. This means less money for basic classroom supplies. Some of our students come to school on the first day loaded down with school supplies. Others cannot afford to do so.

I want to be able to provide my students with all of the supplies they need to start the school year.

I would love to give all of my students a pencil box full of pens, markers, colored pencils, rulers, highlighters, pencils, and erasers.

I think back to when I was a little girl. I would have been over the moon to have been given these supplies. I would love for my students to have that feeling and not have to ask my families, who might already be struggling financially, to provide basic school supplies to their students.

Mrs. Chamberlain
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKERS CLASSIC FINE LINE MASTER SET OF 144 • School Specialty $25.34 2 $50.68
BOX UTILITY - SCHOOL SMART EACH • School Specialty $1.33 30 $39.90
PENCILS COLORED SCHOOL SMART SET OF 250 • School Specialty $29.10 1 $29.10
MARKER FINE LINE SCHOOL SMART BLACK PACK OF 48 • School Specialty $17.60 1 $17.60
PENCIL TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 96 • School Specialty $17.02 1 $17.02
NOTES POST-IT 1-1/2 X 2 IN MARSEILLE COLORS 100 SHT/PD-24 PADS/PK • School Specialty $15.61 1 $15.61
HIGHLIGHTER GREEN PEN SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.75 3 $14.25
HIGHLIGHTER BLUE PEN SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.75 3 $14.25
HIGHLIGHTER PINK PEN SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.75 3 $14.25
HIGHLIGHTER ORANGE PEN SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.75 3 $14.25
RULER CLEAR PLAS PKG/30 • School Specialty $9.93 1 $9.93
HIGHLIGHTER YELLOW PEN P/12 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $2.61 3 $7.83
ERASER PINK BLOCK MEDIUM SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 60 • School Specialty $3.17 1 $3.17

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