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Mrs. Persin from King City CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wash and Work!

My students need general classroom supplies to be able to wash and work!

  • $616 goal

This project expired on June 7, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in room 173 are an inspiring group of young adults. Each student comes with their own story, their own struggles, their own barriers. But together, they build each other up and support one another no matter what. The classroom is a functional life skills class. That means, each student has a moderate to severe disability. However, their immense capacity for love and compassion, is nothing short of incredible.

We are small, but we are mighty.

I believe we can make a difference in our community this year. These students, my students, inspire me everyday to be better and to do better. They are not held back by anything. Each day is an opportunity to put a smile on someones face, to make someone feel loved and welcomed. It is an honor to teach these young adults. They are a true testament to what hard work and perseverance can do for a small community.

My Project

The students in Room 173 have moderate to severe intellectual disabilities. That means, many of the everyday tasks we take for granted, are very difficult for my students. Washing our hands, combing our hair, or brushing our teeth, is not easy and requires a lot of hands-on practice in the classroom. For that reason, we dedicate most of our day to practicing and generalizing functional daily skills. This requires a lot of visual aides and materials.

Help us stock our classroom with toothpaste, hairbrushes, wet wipes, and other supplies!

We live in a small farming community and have a tiny budget. I can no longer afford to buy toothpaste and toothbrushes for my growing classroom. For the past two years my aides and I have purchased all of our hygiene supplies out of pocket. We also purchase velcro, laminating sheets, and other office supplies to create visual aides and communication binders for my students. Most of my students do not have independent speech and need visual pictures to communicate their wants and needs. This project will help stock our classroom and provide my students with the products they need to lead a healthy, hygienic life!

Mrs. Persin
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Jones 1 Inch 3 Ring Binder, Basic Round Ring View Binder, White, 12 Pack (W362-14WPK) • Amazon Business $27.61 2 $55.22
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack (TP3854-200),Clear • Amazon Business $24.88 2 $49.76
Avery Top Loading Clear Sheet Protectors, Heavyweight, 250 per Box #76006 • Amazon Business $22.53 2 $45.06
Wooden Cheval Bedroom Floor Mirror with Twisted Post in White Finish • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
1InTheoffice Pencil Box, Translucent Clear (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $13.99 3 $41.97
Luxxii (Pack 6) 7.5" Plastic Colorful Handle Nylon Bristles Brushes Hair Comb Designed for All Hair Types (Assort Color) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Colgate 360 Toothbrush with Tongue and Cheek Cleaner - Soft (6 Count) • Amazon Business $10.13 2 $20.26
Lady Speed Stick Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant, Invisible Dry, WILD FREESIA, 1.4 oz (12 case) - wholesale price - • Amazon Business $20.18 1 $20.18
Cafe Break-Resistant Plastic 20oz Restaurant-Quality Beverage Tumblers | Set of 16 in 4 Assorted Colors. • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Wet Ones Wipes for Hands & Face, 20 Count Travel Pack (Pack of 5) 100 Wipes Total (Anti Bacterial) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Kleenex Ultra Soft & Strong Facial Tissues, 70 Tissues per Flat Box (12 count) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Sticky Back Coins Clear Velcro Dots Hook and Loop Self Adhesive Dot Tapes 3/4" Diameter 1000pcs(500 Pair) - White • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Degree Men Dry Protection Antiperspirant Extreme Blast, 2.7 oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
Band-Aid Brand Comfort-Flex Adhesive Bandages For An Active Lifestyle, Variety Pack, 280 Count • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Colgate Total Whitening Toothpaste - 7.8 ounce (3 Count) • Amazon Business $11.07 1 $11.07
Lsgoodcare Metal Loose Leaf Binder Rings with 1Inch Interior Diameter, Silver Openable Rings for Book/ Key Chain/ Photo Card/ Paper Organization/ Curtain Ect, Pack of 30 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Goody Ouchless Elastic Thick, Black, 27 Count • Amazon Business $6.30 1 $6.30
Camco 43508 White Cutlery Tray • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 24/Set (BL241AST) • Amazon Business $5.37 1 $5.37
Clipco Push Pins Jar (200-Count) (Clear) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95

Materials cost

$445.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$523.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.34

Total project goal

$615.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$615.60

1 Donor

-$615.60

Donations toward project cost

-$523.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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