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Ms. Harbison from Moss Point MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supply Us and We Will Write

Help me give my students a classroom full of supplies like pencils, paper, and crayons that they can have full use of everyday to help them engage fully in their writing process.

  • $599 goal

This project expired on March 24, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students need to increase their language and writing skills. When 9 and 10 year old students come to school daily without supplies because they have no means to provide the supplies for themselves this does affect their academics. A lot of students are too proud to ask for assistance in asking a teacher for extra pencils to do homework or notebook paper. I believe a student should have full access to all of the supplies needed to make the learning process successful for each and every student. Without worry about writing implements or notebook paper or any other needed school supplies neccessary will help alleviate unneeded stress on my students.

My students come from low-socioeconomic households with little to no access to the neccassary supplies needed daily in the classroom.

They are bright, young minds with an ever-increasing desire to learn. Our school has limited resources, however, that never stops my students from wanting to succeed. They come in every day ready to take on whatever obstacles that stand in their way!

My Project

Our school has a very low socio-economic environment in attendance. With this said, it makes it extremely difficult on my 4th graders who come in to class with no supplies provided from home. It is not by their choice they have none, their families can not afford to provide for them, yet many times because of feeling embarrased or ashamed in front of their peers they will not ask for the supplies neccessary to do homework or projects outside of class.

With this project my students will have extra paper, pencils, erasers, journals, etc.

at their disposal anytime they need it so they do not need to worry about going without. They will be able to complete homework and class projects without worrying about not having the supplies needed. They will be able to focus all of their enegry on learning!!!!!

Ms. Harbison
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 76 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Yellow Pencils, No. 2, Soft, 72/Pk (10434) • Staples Advantage $8.49 7 $59.43
Staples Poly Composition Notebook, 9.75" x 7.5", Wide Rule, 70 Sheets, Assorted (41634M) • Staples Advantage $1.39 40 $55.60
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Staples Advantage $46.99 1 $46.99
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $1.94 20 $38.80
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces, 1 Count • Staples Advantage $1.19 30 $35.70
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent, 75 Count Canister, 6 Canister/Case • Staples Advantage $34.19 1 $34.19
Staples Reinforced Filler Paper, Wide Ruled, 8" x 10 1/2", 100 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.63 20 $32.60
Pacon Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper, 12" x 18", Assorted, 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $7.99 3 $23.97
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Aloe, 8 oz. • Staples Advantage $2.79 7 $19.53
Pacon Cream Manila Drawing Paper, Economy Weight, 40 lb., 9"W x 12"H, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $7.28 2 $14.56
Staples Construction Paper, 9"W x 12"L, Assorted, 200/Pack (23104) • Staples Advantage $4.79 3 $14.37
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 1 $9.89
Elmer's Glue Sticks, All-Purpose, 30/Pack • Staples Advantage $9.82 1 $9.82
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder with Fasteners, Yellow, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder with Fasteners, Green, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder with Fasteners, Purple, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Staples 2 Pocket Fasteners Folders, Red, 25/Box (50772/27540-CC) • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Staples Arrowhead Cap Erasers, Assorted Colors, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $0.31 25 $7.75

Materials cost

$441.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.76

Total project goal

$598.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.42

3 Donors

-$299.21

Donations toward project cost

-$254.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.88

match offer

-$299.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$254.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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