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Mrs. G. from Holly Ridge NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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The cost of several different kinds of stationery, stamps, envelopes, and a letter writing center is $168, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $168 goal

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I am a third grade teacher at Dixon Elementary School. Dixon Elementary is in a low income area and is a Title 1 School. As part of our curriculum we teach Letter Writing. Letter writing is getting to be something of a lost art. Everyone likes to receive something in the mail that we can open and touch and keep in our personal treasure drawer. We need to keep this art alive. I would like to have special paper and envelopes for students to use to write letters. I have established a mail center in my room which will be used to teach students how to write letters and cards. It will also teach students the process of sending and receiving letters. Students may send letters to each other and to other classes. I also anticipate working with the USO, a Veteran's group, or a parent who is deployed overseas to connect with a military unit so we can write to them. The letters would be meaningful to our military overseas and would help teach the students to write letters. The materials we will need are special paper, envelopes and stamps. Having these items will encourage students to want to write letters because they will get to use special materials. It will also teach students to care about others and to understand that writing is a great way of communicating. I believe that activity will extend to an interest and excitment in all forms of writing. Thank you for helping.

Mrs. G.
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shining Star Paper • Classroom Direct $6.99 3 $20.97
Paper - Hand-on • Classroom Direct $8.99 2 $17.98
Postal Enveletters Kit • Really Good Stuff/Filmic Archives $8.95 2 $17.90
Postal Trunk Organizer • Really Good Stuff/Filmic Archives $5.25 1 $5.25
Post Cards • Classroom Direct $3.99 2 $7.98
Computer Stationery • Classroom Direct $3.99 1 $3.99
Postage Stamps • 1ORDER BY CREDIT CARD ONLINE/PHONE $0.37 100 $37.00

Materials cost

$111.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$137.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.15

Total project goal

$167.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.50

1 Donor

-$157.95

Donations toward project cost

-$138.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.34

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$0.00

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