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Mrs. Godwin from Elm City NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Basic Supplies to End the School Year Successfully!

My students need basic classroom supplies, such as pencils, erasers, and crayons, to end their fourth grade year successfully and healthy!

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I consider myself lucky to have the opportunity to teach at a wonderful, supportive, community school in rural North Carolina. I teach fourth grade at a Title I school of dedicated, curious, and passionate students from diverse backgrounds. At the beginning of the school year, the majority of my students have the basic supplies that they need to be successful throughout the year. And, if they don't, I help provide the supplies for them. Often, I do have families that will donate supplies to help make our learning environment productive and to help keep our classroom clean.

However, at this point in the school year, essential classroom supplies have disappeared and are in need of replacement in order for students to complete tasks and practice healthy habits.

My students are eager to succeed and show their "Bulldog Pride" on all tasks, but often lack the necessary learning tools to do so. I am reaching out for help from donors like yourself so that my students will receive fresh, new supplies that will foster learning and maintain our healthy, productive learning environment.

My Project

At this time in the school year, our essential classroom supplies are limited. Throughout our instructional day, I hear the famous question, "Mrs. Godwin, can I have a pencil?" It is often followed by, "Mrs. Godwin, do you have an eraser?" Another statement I frequently hear is, "Mrs. Godwin, you are out of hand sanitizer again, and I just sneezed!" Although I often purchase these supplies (and others) with my own money for my students, our extra supply has disappeared and needs to be replenished.

Can you imagine not being able to complete an assignment or activity because you don't have a proper writing instrument?

Or not being able to color a project because you don't have any crayons? Unfortunately, this is the reality of classrooms across our country, like mine, towards the end of the year when essential supplies have run out. We need these supplies to be prepared and healthy for learning!

The arrival of new pencils, erasers, crayons, colored pencils, and hand sanitizer in our classroom would brighten my students smiles and spirits! Additionally, I would be able to ensure that each of my students had the essential supplies to continue making strides towards the end of a successful school year.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pentel Clic Eraser Grip, Retractable Eraser, Black Barrel, Box of 12 (ZE22A) • Amazon Business $13.89 8 $111.12
PURELL 545604CT Advanced TFX Gel Instant Hand Sanitizer Refill, 1200mL (Case of 4) • Amazon Business $58.95 1 $58.95
Crayola Bulk Crayons, 800 Count Classpack, 16 Assorted Colors (50 Each) • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $27.05 1 $27.05
Set of 150 - Pencil Top Eraser Caps ,for Kids, Bulk, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
PURELL 1928-04 LTX-12 Touch-Free Hand Sanitizer Dispenser – Black, Dispenser for PURELL LTX-12 1200mL Refills • Amazon Business $15.67 1 $15.67
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

Materials cost

$279.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.25

Total project goal

$394.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.99

3 Donors

-$394.99

Donations toward project cost

-$335.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.25

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$0.00

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