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Mrs. Witter from Aiken SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies! Supplies! Supplies!

Help me give my students the materials they need to be successful in second grade including ink, copy paper, folders, and more!

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school, my students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I try to keep things simple, creative, and meaningful for their learning experiences.

My students are hard-working, creative, and clever.

Their love for reading at this age is essential for me to create as a teacher. From the minute they walk into my classroom I focus on their potential to grow as a reader while they are with me. Many of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch and are raised in a poverty area. I may not be in control of their home lives; however, I can certainly teach them how to love school and reading through their experience in my classroom.

My Project

Students have a hard time transitioning from first to second grade due to more responsibility being placed on them. They will be required to write down all their homework and keep an organized binder.

The materials that I am requesting will help students organize their binders in a way that will help foster school to home communications.

Students will be given heavy-duty folders to use as their homework and communication folders. The dividers will serve as a way to organize their important papers. The ink will help print papers to be sent home and take home books.

The main reason I am asking for these supplies is that my students come from a demographic background that is low-income and struggle to get the supplies on their own. This would take the pressure off of them and everyone would have the supplies necessary to be successful.

Mrs. Witter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aztech Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for HP 26X CF226X 26A CF226A M426fdw M426fdn M402n M402dw (Black, 2-Pack) • Amazon Business $54.29 1 $54.29
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $46.70 1 $46.70
AmazonBasics Plastic 3 Hole Punch Folders with 2 Pockets, Multicolor Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $12.17 3 $36.51
Avery Big Tab Write & Erase Durable Plastic Dividers, 8 Multicolor Tabs, 1 Set (16130) • Amazon Business $3.69 8 $29.52
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $24.65 1 $24.65

Materials cost

$191.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.01

Total project goal

$280.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.07

4 Donors

-$278.31

Donations toward project cost

-$238.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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