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Mrs. Richardson from Richmond VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Test Our Selfies

Help me give my students t-shirts, a banner, fruit snacks, and mints to get motivated for our state assessments.

  • $729 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a model school that incorporates performing arts, visual arts, coding, computer science, financial literacy, and STEM (STEAM) within the curriculum. Our urban school receives federal funding for programs that provide free breakfast and lunch for every student, and Title I services to economically disadvantaged boys and girls.

We are a class that includes military families, gifted/talented students, ESL/ELL students, inclusion/special education students, and the tech savvy.

My students are energetic and very busy within the classroom. Even with parental support, I would love to say that my students have everything that they need to be successful. But they don't. We are preparing students for college, the workforce, and the world beyond, so they can have a better life.

My Project

It is that time of the school year! We have been working so hard to learn about the history of Virginia, how to comprehend fiction and non-fiction, add/subtract numbers, and about those frustrating fractions. I believe in my students and I know that they believe in themselves.

Please help me to show them that they are ready to shock our learning community!

I am requesting t-shirts that have positive, motivating slogans on them. Each student will have their own t-shirts to wear on those testing days. Wearing the same shirts will show unity and support. I am also asking for a Selfie banner that students will post pictures of themselves and allow their fellow students to leave messages of encouragement. We also need fruit snacks and mints for brain breaks during our testing sessions.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Good Enough. Bright Enough. Smart Enough. I Got This! Youth Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 8 $67.60
Welch's Mixed Fruit Snacks, 100-Count (Mixed Fruit, 90 OZ) • Amazon Business $24.97 2 $49.94
We Believe In Our "Selfies!" Pledge Banner • Positive Promotions $42.95 1 $42.95
Good Enough. Bright Enough. Smart Enough. I Got This! Youth Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 5 $42.25
I'm Positive, I'm Prepared, And I Always Do My Best Adult Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 5 $42.25
I'm Positive, I'm Prepared, And I Always Do My Best Adult Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 4 $33.80
I'm Positive, I'm Prepared, And I Always Do My Best Adult Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 4 $33.80
Do Your Best On The Test! (Camouflage) Adult T-Shirt • Positive Promotions $8.75 3 $26.25
Do Your Best On The Test! (Camouflage) Adult T-Shirt • Positive Promotions $8.75 3 $26.25
Good Enough. Bright Enough. Smart Enough. I Got This! Youth Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 3 $25.35
You Know It, Now Show It! Adult T-Shirt • Positive Promotions $7.95 3 $23.85
I'm Positive, I'm Prepared, And I Always Do My Best Adult Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $11.45 2 $22.90
I'm Positive, I'm Prepared, And I Always Do My Best Adult Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $10.45 2 $20.90
You Know It, Now Show It! Adult T-Shirt • Positive Promotions $9.95 2 $19.90
Good Enough. Bright Enough. Smart Enough. I Got This! Youth Positive T-Shirt - Personalization Available • Positive Promotions $8.45 2 $16.90
Life Savers Mints, Pep-O-Mint (WMW22733) • Quill.com $8.07 2 $16.14
LifeSavers Hard Candy, 5 Flavors, 41 oz. Bag (WMW22732) • Quill.com $8.07 2 $16.14
You Know It, Now Show It! Adult T-Shirt • Positive Promotions $7.95 1 $7.95

Materials cost

$535.12

Vendor shipping charges

$46.24

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$619.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.30

Total project goal

$728.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$728.69

14 Donors

-$505.09

Donations toward project cost

-$472.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.70

Matching donations from our partners

-$172.94

Match offers toward project cost

-$147.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$50.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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