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  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Writing Builds A Brighter Future!

My students need composition books, large pencils, and pencil grips to use for our daily writing station.

My Students

Most students have difficulties expressing themselves in writing. One of the biggest challenges is having students describe, in detail, what they are thinking. How wonderful it would be to allow them to learn to do so without fear or intimidation.

Our school is located next to the US-Mexico border.

All our students are eager learners. They are very humble and eager to please and work hard to meet all expectations imposed upon them with the rigor of Common Core Standards. Our students are 90% English language learners. There is a great amount of poverty in our area. One of the biggest obstacles for our students is language. Poor grammar is often used by both children and adults alike. We need to prepare our students to be able to compete with other students from all over the world.

My Project

Imagine a classroom able to use their imagination to write narrative stories, give personal opinions, and inform others on a given topic. All this is possible with the proper materials. Some children have difficulties holding a pencil and are discouraged because of this. With the proper pencils and a grip handle to help them learn how to hold a pencil, they will be able to use the composition books requested to write informative paragraphs, personal narratives, and give opinions.

With your generous donations you would be impacting the future of many children of America.

My students will be able to grow as writers without the intimidation of not knowing how to hold a pencil properly or of using college ruled paper from a notebook to write upon. With your help a future author may be created!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPOSITION BOOK PRIMARY 100/SHT • School Specialty $2.94 33 $97.02
PENCIL GRIPS ASST COLORS CROSSOVER ORIGINAL PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $19.94 1 $19.94
PENCIL LARGE FIRST PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.98 3 $17.94

Materials cost

$134.90

Vendor shipping charges

$13.49

State sales tax

$12.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.01

Total project goal

$226.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.76

3 Donors

-$113.37

Donations toward project cost

-$96.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.00

match offer

-$113.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.01

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 33 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

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