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Mrs. Silvio from Fredericktown PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can't Wait to CREATE!

My students need paint to start the new school year.

  • $460 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are really becoming artists. They are thinking of projects to complete and the 5th grade students are challenging themselves to create a large installation for the end of the year Art Show. The budget for our art program has been severely cut.

The students in this district are from a small rural community.

My students are very resourceful and have already begun collecting found objects and recyclable objects to help supplement the budget. They amaze me with their creativity and problem solving skills!

My Project

If we are able to receive these painting resources for our classroom the students will be able to complete their artistic vision without skimping. Students use paint to create shapes, lines and colors to evoke an emotion from their viewers. Art History cannot be studied without using paintings as examples. The Art room may be the only time these students are able to work with this material. Paint is a basic supply that is used for several techniques and by every student in every grade. We need all 12 colors of paints by the pint and gallon so that everyone can learn to express themselves.

My Art program is still young and only after two years the students have responded positively to the challenges they have faced.

They are no longer producing "projects" such as bunnies, Santa, and turkeys and have really begun to find their artistic voices. Please help me provide them with the basics they need to share their unique ideas with their school, parents, and community members.

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Mrs. Silvio
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAINT CLEANCOLOR WASHABLE BLACK 128 OZ • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $13.01 4 $52.04
PAINT CRAYOLA WASHABLE WHITE GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $19.71 5 $98.55
PAINT CLEANCOLOR WASHABLE BROWN 128 OZ • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $13.01 4 $52.04
PAINT CLEANCOLOR WASHABLE PEACH 128 OZ • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $13.01 2 $26.02
PAINT CLEANCOLOR MAGENTA • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 3 $6.24
PAINT CLEANCOLOR TURQUOISE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 3 $6.24
PAINT CLEAN COLOR WASHABLE PINT ORANGE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 2 $4.16
PAINT CLEAN COLOR WASHABLE PINT BLUE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 2 $4.16
PAINT CLEAN COLOR WASHABLE PINT YELLOW • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 3 $6.24
PAINT CLEAN COLOR WASHABLE PINT PURPLE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.08 3 $6.24
PAINT TEMPERA GREEN WASHABLE ART TIME GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 2 $22.78
PAINT TEMPERA RED WASHABLE ART TIME GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 3 $34.17

Materials cost

$318.88

Vendor shipping charges

$31.89

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$390.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.92

Total project goal

$459.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$459.47

2 Donors

-$459.47

Donations toward project cost

-$390.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.92

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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