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Mrs. Nguyen from Camden NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need a Clean Classroom

Help me give my students all these school supplies to keep our classroom clean and healthy.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students live in a city that has been ranked as the most dangerous city in the country. We have a high level of poverty; the problems in the community are felt in our schools.

Many of our students do not have strong parental support and guidance.

We have students that go to school full-time and work several part-time jobs to help sustain the livelihood of their families. While the students have an assortment of obstacles they face every day, I also say that they are hard-working and intelligent individuals. It is my job to ensure that when they graduate, my students are prepared to be functioning citizens in society. ​As a teacher in a Title I school district, I observed that many of my students lack the basic necessities for school. I want my students to be successful in everything that they do.

My Project

Starting school without school supplies is probably one of the students’ nightmares. It is difficult to focus on schoolwork when you don't have the materials and supplies to help you to succeed. My project will provide my students with some of the extra accessories that some parents in my school cannot provide for their children. This project will provide students with notebooks, pens, pencils, and cleaning accessories to help my students so they would be readily available when then students need them. The cleaning supplies will be a great resource for my students because flu season is heading our way. If we have these cleaning supplies it will keep my students and me clean and healthy.

My project will keep my students fresh, clean, and healthy for all the school year.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Five Star Pocket Folders, 4-Pocket, 12-1/2" x 9-1/2", Assorted Colors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $20.49 2 $40.98
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Aloe, Pump Bottle, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $14.50 2 $29.00
Kleenex Expressions Ultra Soft Facial Tissues, 18 Cube Boxes, 65 Tissues per Box (1,170 Tissues Total) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Avery Durable View Binder, 3" EZD Rings, 670-Sheet Capacity, DuraHinge, White, Case Pack of 4 (09701) • Amazon Business $21.44 1 $21.44
Pilot Precise V5 Stick Rolling Ball Pens Extra Fine Point 5-Pack Black/Blue/Red/Green/Purple Inks (26013) Patented Precision Point Technology, Smooth Skip-Free Writing, Visible Ink Supply • Amazon Business $10.17 2 $20.34
June Gold 72 Mechanical Pencils, 0.7 mm HB #2 Lead, 2 Lead Dispensers/w 220 Refills & 16 Refill Erasers, Break Resistant Lead, Convenient Side Click & Soft Non-Slip Grip • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
TICONDEROGA Graphite Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (33904) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Pilot Precise V5 RT Retractable Rolling Ball Pens Extra Fine Point 4-Pack Black/Blue/Red/Green Inks (26055) • Amazon Business $8.55 2 $17.10
Avery 8-Tab Binder Dividers, Write & Erase Multicolor Big Tabs, 6 Sets, School Binder Organizers (23079) - 73079 • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Five Star 4 Pocket Folders, 2 Pocket Folders plus 2 additional Pockets, Assorted Colors, 6 Pack (38058) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Bold Point, Dozen Box, Blue (31257) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 320ct ,Packaging May Vary (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Fine Point, Dozen Box, Red Ink (31022) • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25

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