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  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Carmona
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Welcome Back to School 1st Graders

My students need folders, index cards, name tags, and Post-It sticky notes.

My Students

Back to school how exciting!!! If you have all the proper school supplies.

I am the luckiest teacher on Earth, I have been given the opportunity to teach and foster the love of learning to a wonderful and amazing group of 6 year old children.

My students enjoy coming to school everyday because they love to be challenged with new learning experiences. They are eager learners who enjoy listening to stories with their friends. I love to teach new topics, which is great, because my students love to learn and discuss all the new things they are taught in class. Fortunately, for the students, they attend a Title 1 School that is located in the inner city of Chicago. This means all of my students qualify and receive free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

The first day of school is so exciting yet so scary to many of my students. Some of my students come with a folder some of my students come empty handed. Therefore I am asking for your help to make my students successful. We need folders to save our writing samples in. We also need homework folders to send home every night. The index cards are in needed to make our own math flashcards. Flashcards are so important, my students need to practice their math facts nightly. The markers are needed by me and my students to write math facts, reading and writing prompts on the whiteboard. The post-its are used by my students daily to tab important pages in their reading books.

Any donation made to this project would make better readers, artist and thinkers.

By helping my students learn through art you are helping me create a safe haven classroom. This project may seem very small but it will change many students lives.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Name Tag Holders (74520Q) - Plastic - Laser/Inkjet - 3x4", 50 ct • Quill.com $34.19 1 $34.19
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Fastener Folders Dark Blue • Quill.com $17.09 2 $34.18
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Fastener Folders Royal Blue • Quill.com $17.09 2 $34.18
Quill Brand 2-Pocket Fastener Folders Green • Quill.com $17.09 2 $34.18
Oxford Index Cards 3x5", Ruled, White • Quill.com $1.16 25 $29.00
Post-it Super Sticky Notes in Canary Yellow 3x3", 12-Pack • Quill.com $14.39 1 $14.39

Materials cost

$180.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.56

Total project goal

$250.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.38

3 Donors

-$120.77

Donations toward project cost

-$106.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.37

match offer

-$125.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Quill and 3 other donors.

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