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Mrs. Gracia Gamez from Gadsden AZ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Perfect Tools for the Perfect Students

Help me give my students the supplies they need to succeed on learning.

  • $1,001 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine learning a whole new language without the necessary supplies? Our school is located in the border to Mexico, most of our students' parents work on seasonal field jobs, where they leave the house early in the morning and they get back home late in the afternoon. Most of my students are in the process of learning English, since Spanish is their first language.

My second graders from Arizona are perseverant, everyday they go to school eager to keep on learning.

They love challenges, they are very energetic and participative in the classroom. I love to see many raising hands. It is surprising how they always seem so motivated and working so hard. They are strong and resilient.

As kids of the new era, they love technology, they are very curious, and like to have hands -on activities and be independent. This group is truly diverse, that is the reason why we usually give them a variety of learning strategies and high expectations, that way we encourage them to give their best everyday!

My Project

Everything I chose has the objective to have a pleasant classroom with no necessities for my students. Their economic situation is not the best and with all this, you can help me give them the supplies they need.

My students deserve to have in hand what they need to learn.

It is sad to see parents struggling to buy the essential supplies for our students. Their academic achievement will be directly affected by having everything they need in the classroom.

My students are hardworking, creative children that like to be active in the classroom, and they are mostly supported by visual and manipulative aids to learn.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Assorted Paint Set, 16oz, 12/Pack (54-8516) • Quill.com $89.99 1 $89.99
Quartet Magnetic Dry-Erase Board Whiteboard, Aluminum Frame, 3' x 2' (79378) • Quill.com $80.99 1 $80.99
Maxell 190319 Over Ear Headphones • Quill.com $3.99 10 $39.90
Quartet Basic Cork Bulletin Board, Oak Frame, 3' x 2' (85351) • Quill.com $38.69 1 $38.69
Prang (Dixon Ticonderoga) Crayons, Large, Master Pack, 8 Colors, 200/Box • Quill.com $33.29 1 $33.29
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $31.49 1 $31.49
EXPO Dry Erase Kit, Assorted Colors (80054) • Quill.com $26.99 1 $26.99
Quill Brand Top-Loading Sheet Protectors, Clear, 2.8 Mil, 200/Box (35166-QCC) • Quill.com $24.29 1 $24.29
Storex Small Classroom Caddy, 6/CT (00940U06C) • Quill.com $23.39 1 $23.39
TRU RED Teacher Pack 5" Kids Blunt Tip Stainless Steel Scissors, Straight Handle, Right and Left Handed, 12/Pack (TR55058) • Quill.com $22.49 1 $22.49
Staples Poly 1-Subject Notebook, 8" x 10.5", Wide Ruled, 70 Sheets, Assorted Colors (27615M-CC) • Quill.com $1.43 15 $21.45
Giant Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, 12 1/4"l x 5"h, Blue/green • Quill.com $20.96 1 $20.96
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • Quill.com $19.16 1 $19.16
Teacher's Friend Pocket Charts, Daily Schedule, Grades K-5 • Quill.com $18.44 1 $18.44
Quill Brand 3-Pocket Plastic Letter Size Wall Pockets, Clear (736904) • Quill.com $17.99 1 $17.99
Carson-Dellosa Deluxe Money Pocket Chart, All Grades • Quill.com $17.99 1 $17.99
Carson-Dellosa Hundreds Pocket Chart • Quill.com $17.09 1 $17.09
Quill Brand Wire Mesh Super Sorter, Black (25285QQ) • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Quill.com $16.91 1 $16.91
2" Self-Adhesive Letters, Black • Quill.com $16.19 1 $16.19
Scotch Magic Tape with Desktop Refillable Dispenser, 3/4" x 27.7 yds., 6 Rolls (810KC38) • Quill.com $15.29 1 $15.29
Bostitch Personal Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (EPS4-BLUE) • Quill.com $14.66 1 $14.66
Snap Lid Shoe Box 6qt., Clear with Blue Tint Lid • Quill.com $2.24 6 $13.44
Magnetic Create-a-Space Storage Bins • Quill.com $13.04 1 $13.04
Chenille Kraft Creativity Street Economy Plastic Paint Brushes 6-Color Assorted, 144/Pack (PAC5173) • Quill.com $12.86 1 $12.86
Carson-Dellosa Storage Black Pocket Chart • Quill.com $11.96 1 $11.96
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Bulletin Board Set Celebrate Learning (110376) • Quill.com $11.69 1 $11.69
North Star Teacher Resources Primary Traditional Manuscript Desk Plate, 4" x 17.5", 36/Pack (NST9040) • Quill.com $11.51 1 $11.51
BIC Wite-Out EZ Correct Correction Tape, White, 4/Pack (50589) • Quill.com $10.34 1 $10.34
BIC Brite Liner Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 24/Pack (BL241-A-YEL) • Quill.com $9.99 1 $9.99
Trend Mini Bulletin Board Sets, Birthday Festival • Quill.com $8.99 1 $8.99
Schoolgirl Style Hello Sunshine Alphabet Line: Manuscript Mini Bulletin Board Set (110419) • Quill.com $7.19 1 $7.19
Carson-Dellosa Colorful Stars Borders • Quill.com $6.11 1 $6.11
Twinkle Twinkle You're A STAR! Color Stars Cut-Outs, 36/Pack (120547) • Quill.com $5.39 1 $5.39
Chenille Kraft Wooden Craft Materials Sticks, Bright Hues, 150 per pack • Quill.com $4.40 1 $4.40
TREND Enterprises, Inc. Terrific Trimmers 39" x 2.25" Borders, Stars 12/Pack (T09211) • Quill.com $3.41 1 $3.41

Materials cost

$754.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$53.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$850.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$150.04

Total project goal

$1,000.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,000.29

2 Donors

-$675.18

Donations toward project cost

-$573.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.27

match offer

-$325.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$276.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.77

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$0.00

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