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Ms. Neely from Cleveland OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What About the Basics?

My students need basic school supplies and a printer to continue their valuable learning experiences.

  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

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. They are a group of children who work hard at being an inspiration to themselves and to others. They enjoy incorporating what they have learned into real life experiences.

My students all live in developments known as the projects.

My school is a Title I school. Most of my students come from a life of poverty. They have entered my classroom two, three, and even four years behind their current grade level. All of my students, as well as those in the entire school, qualify for the free breakfast and lunch program. Despite their challenges, my students come to school regularly excited, ready, and wanting to learn. They want to rise above their circumstances. Even though my students were labeled as being well-below grade level learners, if you didn't know them, you wouldn't know it. They take their learning seriously and want to improve academically, behaviorally, and socially in my classroom. My students love completing projects that challenge them.

My Project

My students come to school motivated and wanted to learn at a higher level. What is stopping them is that they need basic school supplies to be able to complete their work. Parents are responsible for purchasing school supplies. This has been quite a challenge because the families that my students are a part of are very poor. The reason why my students aren't learning should not be because they do not have adequate school supplies.

Having these basic school supplies will make a great difference in my students' learning and lives.

Having basic school supplies will help them to be able to focus more in class and not have to worry about not being prepared to learn. I refuse to give my students a consequence for not coming to school with supplies when it is not their fault. Having basic classroom supplies will allow my students to be able to complete their assignments at school and at home in a timely manner. In addition, my students will learn responsibility because they will have to take care of their supplies for the entire school year. The classroom printer will be very useful to my students. Having a classroom printer will allow my students to be able to printout reports and project information from their laptops.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils Bulk, 24 Packs of 12-Count • Amazon Business $37.92 2 $75.84
Epson WF-2760 All-in-One Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier, Fax, Ethernet, Wi-Fi Direct & NFC • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
School Smart (084886) 2 Pocket Folder - 9 x 12 inch - Pack of 25 - Assorted • Amazon Business $14.64 4 $58.56
Crayola 10ct Classic Broad Line Markers Case of 24 packs • Amazon Business $45.53 1 $45.53
CCR Scissors 8 Inch Soft Comfort-Grip Handles Sharp Blades, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $8.67 4 $34.68
Crayola Bulk Crayons, 24 Packs of 24 ct., Classpack • Amazon Business $30.44 1 $30.44
AmazonBasics Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor, Chisel Tip, 12 Pack, Assorted Colors (37151AZB) • Amazon Business $7.49 3 $22.47
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Cabinet Pack (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
ETA hand2mind 12-inch Rainbow Plastic Safe-T Rulers (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm, Stardust White (Multi-Color Flecked), 250 Sheets (22401) • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
AmazonBasics Chisel Tip Highlighters - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $4.19 3 $12.57
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Paper Mate InkJoy 300RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Red, Box of 12 (1951258) • Amazon Business $4.07 2 $8.14
AmazonBasics Clear Sheet Protectors - Letter Size (100 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$447.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$484.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.47

Total project goal

$569.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$569.79

6 Donors

-$284.89

Donations toward project cost

-$242.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.73

match offer

-$284.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$242.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.73

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$0.00

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