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Mrs. Lessmeister from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools For Success

My students need pencils, a pencil sharpener, dry erase markers and erasers.

  • $204 goal

This project expired on January 25, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help us have a good day every day. My students often come to school without the basic tools they need to succeed. Pencils and dry erase markers are tools my students use everyday during independent work and center time.

My students are 27 first graders who are taking their first steps to learning.

They are enthusiastic little sponges who attend a public school in Illinois. Many days precious classroom instructional minutes are taken up by students looking for pencils or markers to complete their assignments.

My Project

My students come from low income homes where money for just the basics is a struggle for parents. With your help they will have the needed tools to have a successful day. It would be wonderful not stopping during the middle of instruction to get a student a pencil or dry erase marker.

Making a donation to this project will make an impact on my students every day!

Your help will give my students the very basic tool of pencils. You will also support the need to be "green" by providing markers and erasers for our dry erase boards and centers. that we currently use.

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

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SU28 - Pencils - Standard #2 • Lakeshore Learning $1.90 10 $19.00
HU36 - All-Size Electric Pencil Sharpener • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
RR423 - Write & Wipe Lapboard Erasers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 3 $38.85
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning $3.99 7 $27.93

Materials cost

$135.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$172.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.49

Total project goal

$203.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.26

10 Donors

-$203.26

Donations toward project cost

-$172.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.49

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$0.00

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