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Mrs. Shepherd from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Super Artists

My students need artist canvases and printer ink.

  • $481 goal

This project expired on April 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It seems that all teachers at one time or another have shaken an ink cartridge, trying to get that one last printed paper out!

My students are wonderful 5th graders who have an abundance of enthusiasm that I have been able to direct into photography!

Our school is a wonderful old school in a urban area of Southern California. We are hard-working, inquisitive, and fun. Almost ready for middle school, definitely ready to take on 5th grade.

My Project

Our art projects require us to take photographs of architecture, friends, objects, and nature. We then print the pictures and paint the images onto canvas. This requires two things: printer ink and art canvas. We have run out of both of these supplies. Without the ability to print their photographs my students can only view their pictures on the computer. This is not convenient when you are trying to paint the image. When my students are able to take their own photographs of the images that they feel are interesting or beautiful they are learning on artistic skill. Then they work on the reproducing their images on "real artist canvas" allowing them to work on their painting technique. I really want my students to have these creative experiences; that is why our need for printer ink and artist canvases is so important.

My enthusiastic artists will be very grateful should you choose to fund our grant.

Art is one of the times where we can forget about testing and deadlines, instead we can just have fun!

Mrs. Shepherd
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kodak Ink Combo Pack print cartridge • CDW Inc. $32.58 3 $97.74
HP 85A toner cartridge • CDW Inc. $67.31 2 $134.62
BLICK ACADEMC CANVAS/8INX10IN 2/PK • Blick Art Materials $3.61 20 $72.20
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $11.95 1 $11.95

Materials cost

$316.51

Vendor shipping charges

$23.24

State sales tax

$28.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$408.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.08

Total project goal

$480.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$480.54

2 Donors

-$480.54

Donations toward project cost

-$408.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.08

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$0.00

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