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Mrs. Galante from Buffalo NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Needs

My students need items to make every day better with basic necessities, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, t-shirts, deodorant and snacks.

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What can I say about my students? They are incredible in every way. My inner city, poverty-stricken students are appreciative, kind, generous, caring and loving. We come from a school where over 90% of my students receive free or reduced lunch and live in homes far below the poverty line but that doesn't stop them from being their best every day. These kiddos come to school every day ready to be their best, do their best and act their best. They are funny and lighthearted, and surprisingly all friends. They are lucky and happy to attend a school that is on the rise and supportive of their journey. I am thankful and grateful to be able to teach this awesome group!

My Project

This special group of students are in need of every day basics.

Items we take for granted, like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and toothbrushes, my students would be all too grateful for.

Clean socks, when my students come to school in dirty, already worn socks, shirts to replace their old ones that have holes in them. Tissues, disinfectants, Softsoap for our classroom sink, and other basic needs that my students can choose to bring home and use if they choose to. Finally, snacks to keep my kiddos full, when school is sometimes the only place they get a good meal. Warmth, comfort, and support is what my children need.

Mrs. Galante
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Puffs Plus Lotion with Vicks Facial Tissues, 24 Family Boxes, 88 Tissues per Box (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $57.36 1 $57.36
Healthy Bar Snack Mix - Sweet & Salty Granola Bar Bundle - Nature Valley, Kashi, Quaker (72 Bar Bundle) + Bonus Guy & Gal Energy Mix • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
ECO AMENITIES Travel size 1.1oz hotel shampoo and conditioner in bulk, Clear, Green Tea, 200 Count • Amazon Business $43.98 1 $43.98
Scope Travel Size Mouthwash Classic Original Mint 1.2 Oz 48 Pack • Amazon Business $31.25 1 $31.25
Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap Refill, Aquarium - 32 fluid ounce (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $29.94 1 $29.94
Lovely Annie Unisex Children 6 Pairs Pack Non-Skid Cotton Socks One Size Random Color • Amazon Business $9.49 3 $28.47
Rene Rofe Girl Crewneck Undershirt (6 Pack), White, Large/10-12' • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Crest Pro-Health Clean Mint Toothpaste, Smooth Formula 0.85 oz, Travel Size, (36 Pack) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Variety Pack Classic Mix, (Box of 30 bags) • Amazon Business $12.86 2 $25.72
BERGMAN KELLY Travel Soap Bars (Hotel Size 1 Oz, 100 Pack) Mini Soap Bars in Bulk Hotel Guest Soap Individually Wrapped Soaps Travel Size Toiletries • Amazon Business $24.79 1 $24.79
Degree Dry Protection Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant, Shower Clean, 0.5 Ounce (Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.64 2 $21.28
100 Toothbrush Standard Classic Medium Soft Individually wrapped • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Sweet & Sassy Girls Crewneck Undershirt, White, Large/10-12 (Pack Of 6)' • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Austin Cookies and Crackers Variety Snack Packs, 45 Count • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
Annie's Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks, Variety Pack, 24 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
Softsoap Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap, Fresh Citrus - 11.25 fluid ounce (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89

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