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Mrs. Vargas from Sylmar CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools for Good Learning!

Help me give my students classroom supplies (pencils, sharpener, folders) so that they will be more focused on classroom learning.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Someone once said, "Let us explore the world and create some wonderful things while you are exploring."

My goal this school year is to give my students lots of opportunities to explore and create wonderful things.

The kids at our school are kindergarten through fifth-grade students, and most of these students are English language learners. All of our students are enthusiastic learners who, regardless of the obstacles they may face at home, come to school with a thirst for knowledge and the urge to try and experience new things every day.

My Project

Many of my students come in the first day of school with nothing. No folders, no pencils, no supplies. My goal with this grant is to stock my shelves for those kids.

We use folders for each section in my consumable textbook, so the folders provide a place to store those pages.

Without them, the students end up crushing the pages in the bottom of a backpack or losing them all together.

The glue sticks, scissors and colored pencils will be used in my class for daily task in our interactive notebooks. I use many foldables and science doodles for my teaching strategies and these items make it so everyone has the right tools for the job!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 68-8024 Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard, Assorted. • Amazon Business $33.43 1 $33.43
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Blue Paper 2 Pocket Folders with Prongs, 50 Pack, by Better Office Products, Matte Texture, Letter Size Paper Folders, 50 Pack, with 3 Metal Prong Fastener Clips, Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Westcott 5" School Pack of Kids Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection, Blunt, Assorted Colors (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88

Materials cost

$109.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.66

Total project goal

$177.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.73

3 Donors

-$89.20

Donations toward project cost

-$75.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.38

Matching donations from our partners

-$88.53

Match offers toward project cost

-$75.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.28

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$0.00

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