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Mr. Pullin from Oak Point TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies to the Rescue

My students need all basic school supplies, paper, pencils, markers, staples, colored pencils, highlighters, glue, tape, pens, 2" binders, hand sanitizer and much more. Again, this is for 200 students and for the entire school year.

  • $1,246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have had some fantastic jobs throughout my life, but nothing comes close to being a teacher. I am a first-year teacher, and my heart is full of excitement for the connections that I have already made and for the ones to come.

My kids are smart, funny, intuitive, creative, intelligent, caring and motivated to learn this school year and so much more.

I have only been in the class for a couple of days, and I have to say all my students are lovely. My goal for my students is to bring more engaging and hands-on materials into the classroom. I want my students to want to come to my class and learn and have the same passion and love of the sciences as I do. I want them to collaborate and build relationships with their peers and me through project-based learning activities; however, the lack of necessary supplies interrupts this experience.

With the right supplies and technology, these kids can start to obtain their dreams.

My Project

When students have the basic supply needs met, they tend to do better academically in the classroom. I believe in restorative practices, and for that to begin we "the educators" need to make sure that our students have the tools necessary to be successful in and out of the classroom.

All students are sometimes held back in their learning because their school supplies need is not being met.

The school supplies requested are the basic tools needed for the students to use in order to succeed not just in my class but in other classes as well. Pencils, pens, markers, and the dry erase markers are various tools the students will use to write on the paper needed to take notes in order to study at home to do well on classroom examinations. Our classrooms consist of 25-32 students, and I will utilize the laser pointer by moving throughout the classroom in order to engage with the students instead of being restricted to the front of the classroom to point out interesting aspects on the board. Other school supplies requested were on their school supply list that the parents are unable to provide and would appreciate any assistance in obtaining these items in order for my students to succeed.

Most of the students I teach are economically disadvantaged, and I don't want them worrying about school supplies, especially when some are unsure if they will get a hot meal for dinner.

Mr. Pullin
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, 2 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Black, Bulk Binders - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $49.29 3 $147.87
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 192 Count • Amazon Business $107.72 1 $107.72
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 8 Ream Case / 4,000 Sheets (113640C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $25.58 3 $76.74
Vanpad Sticky Notes 3x3 inches,100 Sheets/Pad,12 Pads/Pack,Bright Colors Self-Stick Pads • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Targus Wireless USB Presenter with Laser Pointer • CDW-G $27.71 2 $55.42
Oxford Ruled Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1,000 Cards (10 Packs of 100) (31) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Aloe, Pump Bottle, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $15.96 3 $47.88
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Great for Making Slime, White, Washable, 1 Gallon, 2 Count • Amazon Business $22.56 2 $45.12
Crayola Colored Pencils Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $34.98 1 $34.98
Dry Erase Monthly Calendar Set-Large Magnetic White Board & Grocery List Organizer For Kitchen Refrigerator-Best For Smart Planners • Amazon Business $15.95 2 $31.90
SUDEE STILE Colored Pencils 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Art Drawing Colored Pencils Set with Case with Sharpener • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
56 Colorful Push Pin Magnets | 7 Assorted Color Strong Magnetic Push Pins | Perfect to use as Refrigerator Magnets, Whiteboard Magnets, Map Magnets, Calendar Magnets, Office Magnets and School Magnets • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
136 Pack Oil Based Colored Pencils with Storage Case for Art Coloring Drawing • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
TOPS Easel Pad, 3-hole punched, white, 15 lb, plain white, 50 SH/PD, 2 per Carton (7903) • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Smart Color Art 140 Colors Gel Pens Set Gel Pen for Adult Coloring Books Drawing Painting Writing • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Expo Block Eraser 81505 Dry Erase Whiteboard Board Eraser, Soft Pile, 5 1/8 W x 1 1/4 H-Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Smart Color Art 100 Colors Gel Pens Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing Painting Writing • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Heavy Duty Mini Silver Refrigerator Magnet Hook Clips for Photo Displays, Hanging Home Decoration, Arts & Crafts, Office Organizing (8 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Fiskars 12-27457097J Gel Pen 48-Piece-Set • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Hestya 16 Pack Transparent Tape Clear Tape, Each Roll 3/4 x 1200 inches • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mr. Sketch 1924061 Washable Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 14-Count • Amazon Business $10.01 1 $10.01
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
LolliZ 70 Gel Pens Tray Set, 70 Unique Color Choices! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AmazonBasics Permanent Markers - Assorted Colors, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
DecoBros Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy, Black • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Bostitch No-Jam Premium Desktop Stapler, Full-Strip, Black (B660-BLACK) • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.20 1 $7.20
Pocket Highlighters,Smooth Quick-drying Ink,Chisel Tip,Assorted Colors,6-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
600 PCS Multi-Color Push Pins Map Tacks,1/8 inch Round Head with Stainless Point, 10 Assorted Colors (Each Color 60 PCS) in reconfigurable Container for Bulletin Board, Fabric Marking • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, 2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened, Yellow, 30 Count (13830) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
AmazonBasics Stapler with 1000 Staples - Black • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38
Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 5000/Box, 1 Box (35108) • Amazon Business $4.13 1 $4.13
Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 5000/Box, 5 Pack (35101) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-ST) • Amazon Business $2.83 1 $2.83

Materials cost

$1,013.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,058.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$186.80

Total project goal

$1,245.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,245.33

10 Donors

-$1,015.00

Donations toward project cost

-$862.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$152.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$230.33

Match offers toward project cost

-$195.78

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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