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.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Garcia from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Ink

Help me give my students replacement ink and ink drums to make their work come alive!

  • $594 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is on the southwest side of a large city in Illinois in a neighborhood that is largely Mexican-American. While some people might think of our students as impoverished since over 98% of our kids qualify for free school lunch, I don't think of them in those terms. Instead, I look at them as the next generation of engineers, lawyers, doctors, and internet geniuses. They are hardworking kids who enjoy each other and their middle school experience.

It is my privilege to work with such intelligent, charismatic, and dedicated students.

Unfortunately, the current city budget has severely cut funds at our school, and we lack the tools to teach our students.

My Project

We need basic supplies. My students need ink for our printer so they can better share their work and ideas with the class. These supplies will help them succeed.

These supplies will allow my students to work to their best potential.

It will help me as a teacher to have all the supplies I need to teach. With budget crisis it is very difficult for to received all the supplies, I need for my students. Students are constantly loosing their papers.

Being able to print instructions the students have misplaced will save learning time. Allowing students to print in the class will give the students the peace they need. Many not being able to print at home because of not owning a printer, will be able to print in my class.

Read More
Ms. Garcia
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Garcia is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Genuine Drum DR630, Page Yields approximately 12,000 pages • Amazon Business $88.46 3 $265.38
Brother Genuine TN630 2-Pack Standard Yield Black Toner Cartridge with Approximately 1,200 Page Yield/Cartridge • Amazon Business $82.67 2 $165.34
V4INK Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for Brother TN630 TN660 TN-660 (Black, 4-Pack) for use in Brother HL-L2300D HL-L2320D HL-L2340DW HL-L2360DW HL-L2380DW MFC-L2720DW MFC-L2740DW DCP-L2540DW • Amazon Business $36.49 1 $36.49

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


4 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

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Chicago","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3042570],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":4708213,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":150,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Garcia","authorIds":{"3042570":{"owner":"Ms. Garcia","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":0.9996628455832771,"proposalsOnPage":[4708213],"proposalHash":"300725254","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",272,x424,y82&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1570126164102","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":15,"teacherChallengeId":20626260,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":3042570,"schoolCounty":"Cook","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IL","name":"Illinois"}}