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Mrs. Willis from Roanoke VA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brain Food! Snacks for Hungry Students!

My students need a variety of snacks to fuel their brain!

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my second year as a teacher in a large, urban elementary school. Working with students that come from low-income homes has its challenges. However, I wouldn't want to work anywhere else! In my Title I school in Virginia, 100% of our students receive free lunch and breakfast and 87% of the student body is a minority group. They come from some tough backgrounds but still continue to work hard and do all that they can to learn. I truly love what I do and I'm grateful to have such a great community of learners in my class and in our school! has helped bring supplies to our classroom that we couldn't have any other way.

I want my students to know that they are important. They deserve the best materials. No matter what.

My Project

My students live in very difficult circumstances. I have homeless students in my class who do not have any food outside of the school walls. The only food they eat comes from the school cafeteria. They NEED food while they are at school. Some days, we have a snack provided through a grant, but other days I provide snack myself. With many hungry students, I also send snacks home on the weekend with multiple students.

The cost of personally buying food for my students is a stretch for my limited budget but is worth every penny.

I've selected a variety of snacks so that there is something for everyone, and every allergy, in my class.

Please consider helping provide my students with snacks. Together we can battle childhood hunger in America.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries, Frosted Strawberry, 16 Count • Amazon Business $3.68 10 $36.80
Dole Fruit Bowls, Diced Peaches in 100% Fruit Juice, 4 oz, 4 cups • Amazon Business $2.24 10 $22.40
Larabar Gluten Free Bar, Blueberry Muffin, 1.6 oz Bars (5 Count) • Amazon Business $4.98 4 $19.92
GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go, Variety Pack (Apple Apple/Apple Banana/Apple Strawberry), 3.2 Ounce Portable BPA-Free Pouches, Gluten-Free, 12 Total Pouches • Amazon Business $5.97 3 $17.91
Larabar Gluten Free Bar, Cherry Pie, 1.7 oz Bars (5 Count) • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries, Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon, 16 Count • Amazon Business $2.99 5 $14.95
Nature Valley Granola Bars, Crunchy, Oats 'n Honey, 12 Pouches, 2-Bars Per Pouch (Total 24 Bars) • Amazon Business $4.98 3 $14.94
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 30 Oz Carton • Amazon Business $6.26 2 $12.52
Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Cereal Breakfast Bars, Strawberry, 16 Count Box • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Variety Value Pack, 18 Bars • Amazon Business $3.74 3 $11.22
CLIF KID ZBAR - Organic Energy Bar - Chocolate Brownie - (1.27 Ounce Snack Bar, 18 Count) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Slim Jim Snack-Sized Smoked Meat Stick, Original Flavor, 3.92 Oz. (14 Count) • Amazon Business $3.15 3 $9.45
Ritz Cracker Sandwiches, Peanut Butter, 8-ct, 1.38 oz • Amazon Business $2.99 3 $8.97
Nutri-Grain Blueberry Cereal Bars, 10.4 Ounce • Amazon Business $2.79 3 $8.37
Snack Pack Pudding, Chocolate and Vanilla, 39 Ounce • Amazon Business $2.38 3 $7.14
Frito-Lay Doritos & Cheetos Mix Orange Variety Pack, 20 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Mott's Medleys Fruit Snacks, Assorted Fruit Gluten Free Snacks, Family Size, 40 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88

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