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Mrs. Monaco from Omaha NE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools to Help Us Learn

Help me give my students a new pencil sharpener, headphones, and a dry erase board.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am honored to teach first grade in a class of 28 culturally diverse students from various backgrounds. My school has a 60 percent free and reduced-price lunch population. Our school is not Title I funded so many resources are left for the teacher to fulfill. I have many ESL and resource students.

Many of my students come from homes where money is tight.

Most families can't contribute to the classroom . It is difficult to keep up with the supplies for all my students myself. They deserve more to help them succeed.

My Project

Everyday I like to sharpen my students pencils so my students can start the day off right. This has become difficult when the sharpener does not work effectively. By having a heavy duty sharpener in the room all kids will be able to have access to sharp writing tools. Many of our headphones are so worn they are falling apart. New headphones will let my kids be able to listen to literature read alouds.

Basic tools can help make leaning easier.

A hanging dry erase board would help me teach my students when I model sentence writing in my small guided reading groups.

Mrs. Monaco
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bostitch SuperPro 6 Extra Heavy Duty Classroom Commercial Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Black/Gray (EPS12HC) • Amazon Business $44.98 1 $44.98
Wholesale Bulk Headphone Earphone Earbud - Kaysent(KHP0-10Mixed) 10 Pack Wholesale Mixed Colors(Each 2 Pack) Headphone for School, Classroom, Airplane, Hospiital, Students,Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $33.98 1 $33.98
Lockways Magnetic Dry Erase Board - Magnetic Whiteboard/White Board 36 x 24 Inch, 1 Dry Erase Markers, 2 Magnets for School, Home, Office • Amazon Business $32.65 1 $32.65

Materials cost

$111.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.47

Total project goal

$176.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.45

4 Donors

-$128.00

Donations toward project cost

-$109.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.60

Matching donations from our partners

-$47.74

Match offers toward project cost

-$40.58

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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