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Ms. Cheren from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Create and Preserve!

My students need materials so they can get creative (glue sticks, scissors) or reflective (pencils, notebooks) and a way to preserve their work (laminating sheets, folders).

  • $369 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high poverty, inner city English Language Learners fight enough obstacles just to make it to school each day. We won't let a lack of school supplies create one more barrier for success.

Our school is a public charter high school in a low-income, inner-city community.

Ninety-three percent of students are English Language Learners. I am one of two Resource Specialists, and our 50+ students with IEPs have Learning Disabilities, Autism, and AD/HD. With enough support, our students experience tremendous success in high school and beyond. Imagine that you make it to class but don't have paper and pencil to write with. Or maybe your assignment is to prepare a presentation using cut-outs from a magazine, but you can't glue them to the page. A little help is all it takes to make learning a reality for these high school students trying to keep their dream of college alive. Our students need supplies to fuel their creativity and reflection, skills which cannot help but make them better scholars and happier people.

My Project

Our students will use these materials each and every day as they work hard to overcome obstacles and build on their strengths, propelling them toward maximum success. Such basics as glue, paper and pencils provide the foundation for meaningful classroom experiences and foster the growth of budding imaginations.

You can remove the stigma of not having the supplies and materials needed to succeed in school.

Instead of shifting nervously in their seats with their eyes downcast, hoping to avoid detection because they are not able to cover their basic needs, our scholars will actively participate in projects and complete assignments showing the very best of their talents and abilities.

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Ms. Cheren
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKER KIT DRY ERASE FINE POINT LOW ODOR W/ERASER SET/5 • School Specialty $9.59 4 $38.36
PENCIL MECHANICAL WITH METALLIC BARREL 0.5MM PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $6.83 4 $27.32
NOTEBOOK SPIRAL 1-SUBJECT WIDE-RULED 10.5IN X 8IN 70/SHT • School Specialty $1.51 20 $30.20
MARKER CADDY EXPO • School Specialty $9.87 3 $29.61
FOLDER TWIN-POCKET TWISTED W/O FASTNRS ASST PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $27.54 1 $27.54
LAMINATING FILM CLEAR ANTIMIC 9X12 SHEETS PK OF 50 • School Specialty $26.59 1 $26.59
PENCIL MECHANICAL .7MM PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.36 4 $17.44
PENCILS ECOLUTIONS 0.7MM PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.08 4 $16.32
ERASER SAX PINK MEDIUM 2-3/8X5/9 PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $6.64 2 $13.28
PENCIL MECHANICAL .5MM PK12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $2.08 4 $8.32

Materials cost

$234.98

Vendor shipping charges

$23.50

State sales tax

$21.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.32

Total project goal

$368.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$368.82

8 Donors

-$368.82

Donations toward project cost

-$313.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.32

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$0.00

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