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Ms. Rowden from Evansville IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Grooming Needs

Help me give my students brushes, hair picks, deodorant, and lotion. They need basic grooming essentials.

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school students are gifted with creativity and resiliency. Although most struggle with following basic instructions and proper school etiquette, they are amazing individuals who need extra help and understanding.

Our students are the highest at-risk students in our city.

The majority of our students live in poverty and some are involved with gangs. We have several students who are homeless and a large amount of our students have family members that are incarcerated or struggling with addiction.

Our alternative school is a vital element in helping these children turn their lives around. We focus on building relationships and do everything we can to make sure our students know someone cares!

My Project

My students come from the most challenging neighborhoods and home environments. Several of my students are presently homeless and sleeping on friends or extended families couches. Many times when I see my students in the morning they look frazzled and are not well groomed.

I want to help supply my needed students with some basic grooming essentials.

Picks, brushes, deodorant and lotion will help my students feel fresh and happier. Sometimes my students can have poor hygiene and body odor. The boys will love to receive the AXE deodorant, and all my students use and need lotion daily. I know that these items will help my students have more confidence and ultimately do better in school.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Detangle Metal Lift Hair Pick • Walmart $5.59 12 $67.08
St. Ives Softening Body Lotion Coconut and Orchid 21 oz • Walmart $4.78 12 $57.36
AXE Apollo Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick for Men, 2.7 oz • Walmart $3.88 12 $46.56
Conair Professional Round Flat Brush • Walmart $3.88 12 $46.56
(8 Pack) PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer - 1oz JELLY WRAPPED, Travel Sized, Scented Sanitizer Bottle • Walmart $12.94 2 $25.88

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