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Mrs. Wentzel from North Little Rock AR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Am I? Painting Exploration

My students need painting supplies to help them have a positive learning environment when they learn how to paint.

  • $904 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Recently, the students took part in a city beautification project where they helped create a mural to go into an abandoned building in our downtown area. This has sparked a light in many students' hearts. Other students have shown an interest in painting, and are wanting to explore new artistic avenues.

The materials for this assignment are the basic painting supplies, such as different colors of paint, paint brushes and painting paper.

There is a very short supply in my classroom currently, and many students who are unable to buy their own supplies are having to depend on the limited supplies. With the donated supplies, the students will have more opportunities to learn painting skills and experiment with their painting style.

My students are a part of a large school that has a growing art department with a growing student population currently at 2,468 students with a high poverty rate. It is difficult for many of the students to afford supplies for their projects. Many projects have given students the choice to work with different materials and the creation of their artistic voice.

My Project

The paint requested will assist the students who are unable to afford their own supplies. With limited classroom painting supplies, the materials will open new doors to the students that want to explore the world of painting. The students will gain more opportunities.

The students are creating a painting about themselves.

This is meant to help them express and explore who they are as a person through the use of art by answering the question, "Who am I?" The goal of this project is to help students feel more motivated to succeed in school and feel more confident about themselves.

Mrs. Wentzel
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
06276-1019-Royal & Langnickel Classroom Assortment - Round/Flat, Golden Taklon, Set of 120 • Blick Art Materials $68.80 3 $206.40
00711-1118-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Titanium White, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 6 $78.30
00711-4158-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Chrome Yellow, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 4 $52.20
00711-5148-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Phthalo Blue, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 3 $39.15
00711-2048-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Mars Black, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 3 $39.15
00711-5188-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Cobalt Blue, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 3 $39.15
00711-5238-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Ultramarine Blue, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 3 $39.15
09813-1023-Canson XL Oil and Acrylic Pad - 9" x 12", 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $7.82 4 $31.28
00711-8068-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Raw Sienna, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 2 $26.10
00711-3118-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Fire Red, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 2 $26.10
00711-3078-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Bright Red, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 2 $26.10
00711-8078-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Raw Umber, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.05 1 $13.05

Materials cost

$616.13

Vendor shipping charges

$61.61

State sales tax

$50.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$767.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.50

Total project goal

$903.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$903.31

10 Donors

-$898.31

Donations toward project cost

-$763.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$134.75

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

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$0.00

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