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Mrs. Bailey from Baltimore MD is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We the People

My students need 8 items such as a United States symbols kit, a government photo book, a map skills book, and a social studies project center.

  • $559 goal

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“When Benjamin Franklin was leaving the Constitutional Convention of 1787, a lady asked him, “Well Doctor, what have we got, a monarchy or a republic?” to which Franklin famously replied, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it”. I teach third grade in an impoverished area; however, my students are extremely intelligent, attend class daily, and are eager to learn. According to the authors of “American Educator”, the “primary determinant of where most students end up in society is not found in their innate ability or family background; rather it is found in their knowledge. More importantly, it is knowledge that can be learned at school.” History has always fascinated me and I want to inspire my students to harness a passion and a thirst for learning about this essential subject; and, thus become good citizens. Currently, the focus subjects in my district are math and science. However, at an early age students must be taught the fundamental aspects of our society. Patriotism, civics, commerce, law and politics are just a few of the concepts of which students must have knowledge. My students need items such as a United States symbols kit, a government photo book, a map skills book, and a social studies project center. As a community of Americans, I am hoping that “We the people” can share in the gratification of giving our future generation the materials needed to understand our “republic” and as Benjamin Franklin noted, “can keep it”. We are a privileged nation. We care about family, children and the freedom we have as citizens. I do hope that you would be willing to help students by providing needed materials.

Mrs. Bailey
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ260X - Social Studies Bingo Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
FT529 - Our Government Photo Book Series • Lakeshore Learning $48.50 1 $48.50
DS134 - Developing Map Skills Book Series • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
EB526 - Landforms & Ecosystems Photo Book Series • Lakeshore Learning $62.50 1 $62.50
FF406 - Learning Center Pocket Charts - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
EE411 - Continents of the World Activity Chest • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
FF251 - Social Studies Independent Project Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL507 - U.S. Symbols Teaching Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$385.35

Vendor shipping charges

$38.54

State sales tax

$19.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$457.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.52

Total project goal

$558.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.46

2 Donors

-$102.00

Donations toward project cost

-$84.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.46

match offer

-$455.37

Match offer toward project cost

-$373.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.10

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$0.00

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