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Ms. Vartanian from Worcester MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need More Ink... What Do You Think?

Help me give my students printer ink to make their work come alive.

  • $512 goal

This project expired on October 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a fourth-grade teacher in an inner-city school in Massachusetts. Our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with one hundred percent of our students receiving free breakfast and lunch. Our school is also one of the most ethnically diverse schools in the city where students speak a multitude of languages. As diverse as our students are economically and culturally, they are diverse in their academics.

My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn and excited for what is in store for them that day.

Many of my students receive backpack food on the weekend, and our school also runs a food pantry for our families. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

My Project

I have a working printer in my classroom, however, we go through ink cartridges pretty quickly. The last few ink cartridges I have used my own money to purchase. It's getting very costly to me, but I want my students to be able to print what they need - such as articles for research papers, pictures and word documents for book projects and progress reports with their grades, etc.

Receiving ink cartridges for my classroom will be very beneficial to my students.

Rather than having to print from home (many do not have this option) or find a friend or family member with a working computer and printer, they will be able to print from our classroom.

Ms. Vartanian
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 64 Tri-color & Black Original Ink, 2/Pack • Staples Advantage $39.89 10 $398.90

Materials cost

$398.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.74

Total project goal

$511.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.62

1 Donor

-$342.00

Donations toward project cost

-$290.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.30

match offer

-$169.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.44

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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