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Mrs. Rich from Lincoln AR is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools for College Success, Pt 2

Help me give my students a college survival kit with basic supplies (back pack, water bottle, and notebooks) they need to be prepared for college!

  • 47 donors
  • $361 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a culturally diverse, rural high school. Our students are the pride of our school system. Students compete on all levels from local to national through athletics, FFA, FBLA, and BETA club activities. As a high school media specialist, I serve the entire 9-12 grade student population.

We have high expectations for our students, meaning we want them to leave high school fully prepared for whatever they have chosen, whether it be college, vocational or straight into a career field.

Our vision for our school is "Inspired to be the best through compassion, pride for our community, and passion for success!!”

My Project

Being prepared for the first day of college is very much like the first day of kindergarten in that students need the basic supplies to be successful. Our students have worked very hard to reach this point and I want to help reward them for their effort by providing some of the things they need to continue their success at the next level.

Making a choice of what college to attend is a huge choice and we are planning a huge Decision Day event for the first time ever at our school that will recognize and celebrate our seniors by letting them share their post high school plans.

This year has obviously been a challenging year for our students. The uncertainty of knowing on a day to day basis whether they are going to have to switch to virtual Learning has impacted our students more than we can imagine and the materials requested help our students feel even more motivated to apply to post-secondary institutions because they have the chance to receive these items!

To make Decision Day fun and exciting, I would love to reward these students with amazing gifts that are relevant to their personal decisions. For this project I am asking for the college basics such as backpacks, cozy blankets, notebooks, colored pens, a water bottle which will be decorated with their college choice. With these materials, it is my hope that my students will be able to continue the success they have found at the high school level through planning and organization!

Mrs. Rich
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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47 donors47 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
adidas Rival Backpack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $41.25 1 $41.25
adidas Rival Backpack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $41.25 1 $41.25
Contigo AUTOSPOUT Ashland Smoke 24 oz. Water Bottle (71246) • Quill.com $12.99 3 $38.97
Pilot FriXion Ball Clicker Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Ink, 3/Pack (31467) • Staples Advantage $7.29 4 $29.16
Lavish Home 61-00010-R Printed Throw, Red • Quill.com $24.59 1 $24.59
Lavish Home 61-00010-BR Printed Throw, Brown • Quill.com $24.59 1 $24.59
Ampad Gold Fibre Professional Notebook, 7.25" x 9.5", Cornell Ruled, 84 Sheets, Assorted Colors (TOP 20-817) • Quill.com $7.55 2 $15.10
TOPS FocusNotes Composition Notebook, 7.5" x 9.75", Cornell Ruled, 80 Sheets, Black (TOP 90224) • Staples Advantage $3.99 3 $11.97
TOPS FocusNotes Composition Notebook, 7.5" x 9.75", Cornell Ruled, 80 Sheets, Black (TOP 90224) • Quill.com $4.49 2 $8.98
Ampad Gold Fibre Project Planner, 7.25" x 9.5", Cornell Ruled, 84 Sheets, Green (20-816) • Quill.com $8.54 1 $8.54
TOPS JEN Action Planner, 6-3/4" x 8-1/2", 84 Sheets, Cornell Ruled, Glossy Black (TOP 63827) • Quill.com $7.19 1 $7.19

Materials cost

$251.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.02

Total project goal

$360.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.14

43 Donors

-$250.75

Donations toward project cost

-$228.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.98

match offer

-$91.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$77.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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