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Mrs. Barnett from Terre Haute IN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breaking the Germ Cycle

My students need life essentials such as paper towels, hand soap, tissues and hand sanitizer to help prevent the spread of germs.

  • $368 goal

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My Students

Germs are NOT for sharing! This has been a constant battle with my students this school year. My students are excellent at sharing items with each other. Unfortunately, they are also sharing their germs. We have not had 100% attendance for over one month.

I teach in a Title One School where the majority of our students receive free or reduced lunch.

I have a 23 energetic and kind kindergarten students this year. They enter the classroom each day ready to learn and excited for the day. Even though we had talked about how to prevent the spread of germs, my class this year is struggling with staying healthy. Many students have been absent for 2-3 days at a time. A huge part of a student's educational success comes from consistent attendance at school. I am requesting hygiene life essentials for my classroom to help prevent the spread of germs.

My Project

The students will be involved in lessons about proper hand washing. By having ample paper towels and antibacterial hand soap, students will always have the resources to keep their hands clean. With colder temperatures arriving, so does the cold and flu season. Tissues and hand sanitizer will be a life saver during this time. I will use the disinfecting wipes to wipe down tables and door handles each day (multiple times a day).

My students will have access to these products to help keep them healthy and able to concentrate on their school work.

Many of my students are unable to purchase their own hand sanitizer, and often come into school dirty. By providing these life essentials in my classroom, my students will be able to learn proper hygiene skills.

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Mrs. Barnett
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sparkle Paper Towels, 24 Giant Rolls, Pick-A-Size, White • Amazon Business $25.86 3 $77.58
Dial Complete Antibacterial Foaming Hand Wash Refill, Fresh Pear, 32-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $33.76 1 $33.76
PURELL 9625-04 Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer, Economy Size (2 L) - 4 Pack • Amazon Business $61.71 1 $61.71
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues; 1344 Count; 24 Cube Boxes (56 Tissues Per Box) (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $26.82 1 $26.82
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 225 Count • Amazon Business $12.60 2 $25.20
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues; 6 Family Boxes; 124 Tissues per Box • Amazon Business $15.49 2 $30.98
Paper Towel Holder Metal Dispenser Kitchen Bathroom Office School Metal Chrome • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dial Complete Foaming Anti-bacterial Hand Wash Variety 4-Pack - 7.5 Oz Each • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29

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