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  • $265 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kroll
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Various Classroom Items Needed

My students need basic, every day supplies such as paper, a three hole punch and a pencil sharpener for use in the classroom.

My Students

As a charter school, we receive much less funding per student than our public school counterparts. Therefore, even basic, every day supplies such as copy paper and pencil sharpeners can be hard to come by! I need these supplies to be able to create engaging learning activities for my students.

We are a charter K-12 system in southwest Florida.

I teach struggling middle school readers. Because reading is difficult for them, the majority of them don't enjoy it. Therefore, it's extra critical that I am able to create exciting lessons and projects to accompany our novels. In order to do that, though, I am in desperate of some basic classroom supplies.

My Project

The large, adhesive easel paper is great for group work and projects--and my students LOVE writing on it!! It's funny to see 7th and 8th graders get so excited every time it's a "giant paper day". Any project becomes way more fun when they get to write on the easel paper! My students also have to create graduation reading portfolios, which is why the 3 Hole Punch would really come in handy. Being a charter school, we are reliant on parent donations of even the most basic supplies, such as copy paper. Due to tough economic times, however, many families are having a hard time affording these "extra" school supplies--leaving us teachers with a significant paper shortage, even early on in the school year. Finally, I have already purchased a manual pencil sharpener with my own money--but it can't keep up with the demand of 150 daily students! We need something much more reliable--but good supplies don't come cheap!

I am doing everything I can to provide my students with the materials and supplies needed for their education--the materials that they deserve.

However, I can't do it alone--and their families just can't help very much right now, either, although I know that they wish they could. I'm hoping some generous soul out there will become a fairy godmother (or father) to our classroom!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER MULTIPURPOSE LEGAL 8.5X14 HS WHITE 20# CS/5000 SHTS • School Specialty $54.14 1 $54.14
PENCIL SHARPENER BOSTON SCHOOL PRO ELECTRIC • School Specialty $42.74 1 $42.74
PUNCH ELECTRIC 3 HOLE PAPER PUNCH • School Specialty $41.79 1 $41.79
POST-IT PAPER EASEL-UNRULED- 30/SHT/PD 25X30.5 WHITE • School Specialty $36.09 1 $36.09

Materials cost

$174.76

Vendor shipping charges

$17.48

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$224.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.68

Total project goal

$264.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$264.54

3 Donors

-$75.00

Donations toward project cost

-$63.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$189.54

Match offers toward project cost

-$161.11

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 4 other donors.

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