You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Shen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Have Mail? Must Need Mailboxes for the Classroom!

My students need classroom mailboxes as a better way to receive important school papers. We also need Bell No Yell, stopwatch, batteries, magnets, and dry erase markers.

My Students

Without any desks, my students sit at tables and have seat sacks for their personal things. Mixed in their seat sacks full of folders, notebooks, binders, books, pencil cases, and coloring supplies, there may be loose papers that never seem to may its way into their daily communication folder.

My students attend a charter school in PA, where everyone come from various low income areas.

My fourth grade class consists of 23 students of mixed abilities, and are most below grade level in reading. They are an energetic group of students, who are curious about the world around them.

My Project

These classroom mailboxes will be a lifesaver in helping my students become more organized and more responsible. The mailboxes will make it easier to hand out important papers to each individual student in one central location. They can keep their daily communication folder in their mailboxes as well, to ensure they leave school everyday with this folder and any papers they need to bring home. The other supplies will be used daily, especially since we utilize our magnetic dry erase board everyday for all of our subjects. Through group work, partner work, or independent work, there are various times throughout the day where they need to complete an activity within a time frame, which our timer will be used for. Also, as an alternative for getting the class's attention, the No Yell Bell will definitely capture their eyes and ears.

Donating to this project will give our class a much needed organizational unit that will decrease the number of students losing papers which I hand them in the beginning of the day and those who seemingly are forgetful and leave things behind.

Creating a new routine using these classroom mailboxes will allow students to gain more responsibility and better prepare them for the upper grades. Being organized is an important skill that these mailboxes will help our class with.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLASSROOM KEEPERS 30 SLOT MAILBOX SYSTEM • School Specialty $42.95 1 $42.95
BELL NO YELL • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
CLIP MAGNETIC BULLDOG 2 IN 12/PK - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $5.69 1 $5.69
MAGNETIC DOTS W/ADHESIVE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.08 1 $4.08
BATTERY AAA INDUSTRIAL 4-PACK • School Specialty $2.84 1 $2.84
FREY SCIENTIFIC STOPWATCH PACK OF 2 • School Specialty $2.84 1 $2.84
BATTERY AAA INDUSTRIAL 4-PACK • School Specialty $2.84 2 $5.68

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Philadelphia","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1959006],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1146243,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":23,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Shen","authorIds":{"1959006":{"owner":"Ms. Shen","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1146243],"proposalHash":"-1561895512","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":312472,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTY2NTYwNQ==","MTk4Njk3Mg=="],"teacherId":1959006,"schoolCounty":"Philadelphia","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}