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Ms. Walker from Dallas TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

With Duct Tape, Anything is Possible!

My students need duct tape to keep their All Day Binders from breaking so easily!

  • $934 goal

This project expired on January 10, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our entire school is required to carry a 3" binder all day. No backpacks are allowed, only their All Day Binder. It's been wonderful, except for one thing: no one has invented the perfect binder yet!! Our binders break constantly and we prefer to duct tape our binders instead of buying new ones!

We are an AVID and IB school that requires a lot of organization in order to get our classwork completed and perfected.

We are constantly working on becoming better organizers and find it hard to do with broken binders! Having duct tape at our fingertips will make keeping our only organization tool more sturdy. My students are enrolled in AVID- Advancement Via Individual Determination. They are driven to succeed, even when they face obstacles most of us never have had to even think about. My students are on a path to college and I want them to be prepared and organized as they head into high school. 90% of my students are low-income and live on welfare. They are excellent students who need your help!

My Project

Since we have no backpack or lockers to keep our things organized, we count on our binders. It's our only tool for all of our work, planner, homework and projects. Therefore, we need to keep our binders in excellent shape. Duct tape is our savior on so many occasions, but it is expensive and the fun colors and designs are even more so. Buying new binders is even more expensive, so we count on duct tape to carry us through.

Saving our binders from the toil of everyday use can easily be remedied by using duct tape to make them super strong and able to hold up to middle school!

My students are proud of their binders, and when it looks cool and decorated, no one needs to know that they are held together by duct tape!

Ms. Walker
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
18 Roll Variety Pack of Print and Solid Colors (brights and regular colors) of All Purpose Duct Tape. Brights Include: green, blue, orange, purple, and pink. Regular colors include: brown, white, black, green, red, and blue. The prints include: tie dye, lady bug, and peace sign. All solid color rolls are 1.89"x 10 yards. All print rolls are 1.89"x 10 feet. • Amazon $52.50 5 $262.50
10 Rolls Duck Duct Tape Pattern Print Flame Spider Skull Zigzag Star Camo Dragon • Amazon $24.99 7 $174.93
Duck Brand 282225 Scary Chevron Printed Duct Tape, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon $6.41 10 $64.10
Duck Brand 1303158 Metallic Colored Duct Tape, Chrome, 1.88-Inch by 15 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon $6.39 10 $63.90
Duck Brand 1265015 Colored Duct Tape, White, 1.88-Inch by 20 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon $4.04 10 $40.40
Scotch Duct Tape, Love Note, 1.88-Inch by 10-Yard • Amazon $3.37 9 $30.33
Duck Brand 280110 Zig-Zag Zebra Printed Duct Tape, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon $3.00 8 $24.00
DARICE JFL2514 Colored Squares Duct Tape 1.88 in X 10 yds (48 mm x 9.114 m) • Amazon $6.32 4 $25.28
SHURTECH BRANDS 240124 1.88 by 10YD Checkers Tape • Amazon $3.00 6 $18.00

Materials cost

$703.44

Vendor shipping charges

$49.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$793.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$140.10

Total project goal

$933.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$933.99

15 Donors

-$881.34

Donations toward project cost

-$751.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.95

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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