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Mrs. Brooks from Saginaw MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Write Stuff!

My students need writing tools such as pencils, pens, and clipboards to help them build great writing skills.

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have twenty-five students in my classroom. I teach in a school that is located in an impoverished area of Michigan. My students come from a wide range of backgrounds and ability levels. For some students, school is the best part of their day. I want them to have a very positive experience so the love of learning sticks with them.

My school is a Title I school, and all of my students receive free lunch.

They are eager to learn and deserve the very best opportunities we can give them!

My Project

My students love to write! Whether it is drawing pictures, practicing their letters or tracing lines, little ones need the right tools to build those fine motor skills.

Having a variety of writing tools and writing opportunities help students become better writers.

I love to give my students different pens and pencils such as golf pencils and retractable pens. Clipboards allow them to move around the classroom with ease as they create their masterpieces. It gives them exposure to different writing opportunities and builds strong muscles in those little fingers!

Thank you DonorsChoose for this request and helping my students develop a love for writing!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Plastic Clipboards, Letter, Black, 9" x 12 3/8", 2/Pk • Staples Advantage $11.39 15 $170.85
TOPS Pen Pal Rubber Pen Holder, Assorted, 1 Each • Quill.com $2.59 30 $77.70
Half Pencils with Eraser - Golf, Classroom, Pew, Short, Mini - Hexagon, Sharpened, Non Toxic, #2 Pencil, Color - Light Turquoise, (Box of 48) Golf Pocket Pencils ™ • Amazon Business $9.09 6 $54.54
Cocoboo 60pcs Natural Wooden Sharpened Hexagon Small Short Pencil Mini Half Pencils with Eraser with 5pcs Pencil Sharpeners and 5pcs Pencil Grips for Golf, Events, School, Children (Blue&Green) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$313.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$347.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.37

Total project goal

$409.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.15

5 Donors

-$282.08

Donations toward project cost

-$239.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.31

match offer

-$127.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.06

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$0.00

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