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Ms. Walker from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need the Basics, Please!

Help me give my students pencils, paper, and a high quality pencil sharpener to complete their daily work.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students are from Grand Prairie, Texas and we are a Title I school. We are a part of an innovative district of choice which means our students have many choices in the school they attend. I am proud they chose us.

Although many of my students have daily challenges such as poverty, reading below grade level, and being English Language Learners, they are still creative, eager and inquisitive about learning.

Having these students challenges me as an educator, to be more sensitive and to think outside of the box and I am thankful for them.

My Project

As a writing teacher, my students go through a large amount of paper and pencils each day. I have been providing them with paper and pencils daily because the majority lack the basic supplies needed for school. We have already gone through a refurbished electric pencil sharpener and are in need of a heavy duty pencil sharpener to meet the needs of my forty-four writers. At the moment, we only have a handheld pencil sharpener for everyone to use.

I know my students and I will make due if the supplies are not provided, but I want my students to do more than make due.

I want them to thrive. By providing these basic supplies you will be investing in the lives of my students and our community and we will be truly grateful.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO Model 41 Commercial Electric Pencil Sharpener Metallic Beige • Quill.com $165.74 1 $165.74
Woodcase Pencil, 144/Pk • Quill.com $22.03 5 $110.15
Roaring Spring Wide-Ruled Loose Notebook Filler Paper, 100 Sheets Per Pack • Quill.com $1.27 30 $38.10

Materials cost

$313.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.54

Total project goal

$410.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.24

1 Donor

-$205.12

Donations toward project cost

-$174.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.77

match offer

-$205.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.77

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$0.00

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