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Ms. Francis from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Lost Our Art Teacher And Materials To Budget Cuts

My students need 10 arts and crafts materials such as paintbrushes, markers, beads, and paper.

  • $329 goal

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I teach 1st graders at a public school in an urban setting. My students come from a very diverse population. Both economic and racial diversity as well as family diversity. My school also is an inclusion school. Every class has a student with special needs. It's a wonderful place.

With the recent budget cuts we have lost our art teacher. She would come once a week and we would have great lessons in arts and crafts. The children work so hard all week learning to read and write and count. So on Friday we would have a special art project. Now, with the loss of our art teacher we have lost that component of important enrichment.

With the help of donorschoose I can bring arts and crafts to my classroom. I am asking for art paper and all kinds of fun crafts as well as a paper center to keep things organized. I am hoping to create art centers for my students.

With your donation my students will have the chance to create. With your help I will be able to say, "it's art time" and they'll cheer. Thank you for reading my proposal and considering helping us.

Ms. Francis
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD396 - Dinosaurs Foam Sticker Bucket • Lakeshore Learning $8.99 1 $8.99
AA711 - Lakeshore Jumbo Glitter Painters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95
FG294 - Painted Wooden Beads • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
RR269 - Lakeshore Paper Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TA4412 - White Drawing Paper - 12" x 18" • Lakeshore Learning $17.50 1 $17.50
TA60ACX - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" Case - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning $48.95 1 $48.95
DD391 - Animals Foam Sticker Bucket • Lakeshore Learning $8.99 1 $8.99
RA227 - Mini Stampers Marker Tub • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$219.17

Vendor shipping charges

$21.92

State sales tax

$15.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$269.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.11

Total project goal

$328.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.38

10 Donors

-$328.38

Donations toward project cost

-$269.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.08

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$0.00

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