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Mrs. Dowd from Farmingtn Hls MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We NEED Basic Classroom Supplies!

Help me give my students basic classroom supplies like pencils, colored pencils, tape, staples, and stickers.

  • $273 goal

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My Students

Our class is like a classic "Stone Soup" because each person adds such an important, different ingredient to our school family! Our school is a kindergarten through fifth grade school in a suburb of Detroit. It is the largest elementary school in our public school district.

We speak over 100 languages in our district and celebrate diversity every single day!

Our neighborhood is comprised of students living in nearby houses and many apartments. We are in the process of consolidating high schools and other school buildings, so we are in a state of transition.

My Project

The second trimester is here and already our class is out of pencils, colored pencils, tape, and staples. It is amazing how many school supplies a hard-working class needs each year for active learning!

We are in need of some of the basic school supplies to write stories/work on math problems, color illustrations and maps, tape and staple cards, booklets, and projects.

Teachers do get a small stipend to use for school supplies, but mine only covered enough basic supplies for September.

Kids deserve basic supplies to learn! Many families generously send supplies with their children, but you would be surprised how many students are counting on school to come through for them! Please consider helping the students in need of a little boost!

Mrs. Dowd
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL PRESHARPENED TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 72 • School Specialty $19.38 5 $96.90
STICKERS EVERYDAY ASSORTMENT SCHOOL SMART SET OF 1700 • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
TISSUE KOLORFAST ASST PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $18.17 1 $18.17
TAPE INVISIBLE 3/4X650 MMM6122 PACK OF 6 • School Specialty $17.60 1 $17.60
PENCILS COLORED SCHOOL SMART SET OF 144 • School Specialty $14.18 1 $14.18
STAPLER MAPED PLIER ESSENTIALS BLACK • School Specialty $12.77 1 $12.77
STAPLES STANDARD 210/STRIP PK/5000 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.97 2 $1.94

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