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  • $866 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Grondin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Swimmingly Smart School Supplies For a Successful Year!

My students need an amazing fresh start to the school year.

My Students

My students have very big hearts and truly make due with what they have. For some school is their safe haven from extremely poverty stricken and violent homes. My students are in a very low income community. They are kind and loving but may not get all the things they need. I have more girls than boys in the group I have now and they are very helpful. I have really gotten to know these students well in the last few months. I have already learned that I have children who come from needy families. Some of my children come from split families where they may or may not see one or both parents. I am very lucky to be able to touch these kiddos lives. They are very creative and love to be able to explore their learning world through my classroom.

Each child in the class has his or her own unique personality that has really brought our community together.

They are very creative and are starting to really enjoy the academic world and are improving every day.

My Project

Every school year is a struggle for the students that I work with. Their families cannot afford the very expensive supplies that they need to have in order to be successful. The things such as crayons and notebooks are the last things on their minds when they want to provide shelter and food for their children. I am creating this project so that my students can start the school year off to a great start with out the financial stresses.

The items in my project are supplies that are essential for starting off the school year in a warm and caring environment.

Things such as school supplies, cleaning supplies and items to make our classroom beautiful are essential for the start up of our classroom. Crayons, markers, notebooks, tape and glue are items that parents do not have to worry about if my project is funded.

The state I work in has made major cuts in education this year and this is limiting the quality of the supplies that we get for our students. This would call for more parent involvement to purchase some of these items. As I stated before the average home in the school that I work in is under the poverty level. I want to lower the parent contributions so that they can provide for their children in other ways.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet, Grades K-2, 2 pack • Amazon Business $9.42 16 $150.72
Mead Spiral Notebook 1-Subject College Ruled, Pastel Color (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $14.75 6 $88.50
School Smart 2 Pocket Portfolio Without Fasteners - Pack of 25 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $14.68 5 $73.40
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer NATURALS 28 oz Pump Bottle (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $23.96 2 $47.92
Tape King Flexible Magnetic Tape, 1-Inch x 15 Feet - Thicker and Stronger Adhesive Back Magnet Strip for White Board, Dry Erase, Automotive, Fridge - Black • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 320ct (4X80ct) • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
House of Doolittle 2018 Monthly Desk Pad Calendar, Seasonal, 22 x 17 inches, January - December (HOD139-18) • Amazon Business $21.74 1 $21.74
18 Roll Variety Pack of Bazic Print and Solid Colors (brights and regular colors) of All Purpose Duct Tape • Amazon Business $20.91 1 $20.91
EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $10.44 2 $20.88
Sharpie Fine Point / Ultra Fine Permanent Marker Assorted Colors 24-Fine & 24-Ultra Fine (Total of 48) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Best Highlighters (Extra Large 50 Pack) 2 Styles (Large Barrel & Pen Size) in 5 Different Colors in Yellow, Green, Orange, Blue, and Pink - Perfect for Bible Study, Classroom, Students, and Teachers! • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Carson Dellosa Delightful Daisies Borders (108079) • Amazon Business $8.29 2 $16.58
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $7.88 2 $15.76
Iwako 30 Assorted Eraser, Animal Collection (30 Items Will Be Randomly Selected from Image Shown) • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Sharpie Permanent Markers with Storage Case, Fine Point, Vibrant Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Trend Enterprises Classroom Basics Sea Buddies Learning Charts Combo Pack (T-38976) • Amazon Business $12.43 1 $12.43
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
O-Cedar Power Corner Angle Broom with Dust Pan • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Trend Enterprises Sea Buddies School Fish Classic Accents Variety Pack (36 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
16 Feet Length 0.75' Width Hook and Loop with Strong Self Adhesive Tape Fastener (White) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Trend Enterprises Under The Sea Desk Toppers Name Plates (36 Piece), 2-7/8" x 9-1/2" • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
Teacher Created Resources Paw Prints Left/Right Alphabet Name Plates (4040) • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 2 Count • Amazon Business $2.88 1 $2.88
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces, 1 Count • Amazon Business $0.50 5 $2.50

Materials cost

$695.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$735.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$129.82

Total project goal

$865.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$865.48

1 Donor

-$865.48

Donations toward project cost

-$735.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 30 students.

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