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Mrs. Leynes from Glenarden MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wanted: Germ-Busters

My students need hand sanitizers, soap and facial tissue in order to have a germ-free classroom and sticker labels so they can easily see their work in the classroom.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My ESOL students are excited and enthusiastic when they come to class! They are open to new learning and are not afraid to try something new. They come from diverse, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. As a cultural and responsive teacher, I use this as an advantage when planning for instructions. Despite the challenges that they face every day, they still come to school to learn and have fun! This is what I always tell my students, we will have fun learning!

My Project

Throughout the school year, it is a challenge to keep my students germ-free and healthy. Children often come to school with colds and cough. After recess, most of them have dirty hands from exploring the world outside. We have a very small classroom and the close contact between each student allows germs to spread very easily. I teach 5-8 groups of children a day. To ensure that germs aren't spread between classes, every surface in our classroom is disinfected before and after each group. We are running out of cleaning supplies and we need your help! Anti-bacterial soap and hand sanitizer will help keep their hands clean. The cleaning supplies and paper towels will keep the classroom surfaces clean. Tissues with lotion will ensure that students won't irritate their skin when blowing their noses. Also, I want my students to easily identify their work by using labels.

Your donation to our classroom will help keep my English Language Learners healthy and germ-free.

Your donation will provide label stickers, hand sanitizer, antibacterial hand soap, hand sanitizer, and Lysol wipes, that we desperately need. With these supplies, we are going to be GermBusters....and we will have a germ-free classroom. Your support is greatly appreciated! Thank you so much!

Mrs. Leynes
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DYMO 45013 1/2" High-Performance Permanent Self-Adhesive Polyester Label Tape White • Staples Advantage $15.57 5 $77.85
Staples Inkjet/Laser Address Labels, 30 Labels Per Sheet, White, 1"H x 2 5/8"W, 3,000 Labels/Bx • Staples Advantage $28.49 2 $56.98
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Staples Advantage $17.49 2 $34.98
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 35 Wipes Each (30112) • Staples Advantage $9.29 3 $27.87
Kleenex Boutique Face Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $11.99 2 $23.98
Staples One-Touch Plus Desktop Flat Stack Full Strip Stapler, Fastening Capacity 30 Sheet/20 lb., Black • Staples Advantage $16.19 1 $16.19
Softsoap Moisturizing Hand Soap with Aloe, Refill, 1 Gallon • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe Gel, Aloe Fragrance, 12 oz, Each (3639-12) • Staples Advantage $4.99 3 $14.97
Staples Standard Staples; 1/4", 5 Boxes of 5,000 Staples, Total 25,000 Staples • Staples Advantage $8.09 1 $8.09
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Black, 1/Dz (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.22 1 $7.22

Materials cost

$283.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.00

Total project goal

$393.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.36

4 Donors

-$210.00

Donations toward project cost

-$178.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.20

match offer

-$183.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$155.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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