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Mrs. McClintock from Houston TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brewing Independence One Cup at a Time!

Help me give my students the additional tools they need for our special ed coffee cart to be a success on our campus!

  • $664 goal

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My Students

My students are very bright young adults in a high school special education classroom. All of my students have autism spectrum disorder and face various emotional and intellectual challenges. They go to school in a Harvey-hit area of Houston in a Title I school.

My students also require additional practice to help them with their transition skills.

My students have increased chances of job success in the future when they are provided opportunities to practice vocational skills in school.

My students work on academic skills as well as vocational and interpersonal/social skills throughout their school day. They are hardworking and a delight to teach. They enjoy learning new things and are especially interested in learning how to work this year! All of the materials will help increase the structure of the classroom and their independence within the classroom and the community and help them achieve job opportunities!

My Project

Our students have begun training for an on-campus coffee cart business. The cart is run entirely by special education students, giving them the job skills they need to be successful after graduation.

We will use things like the beverage cart, the coffee maker, the sign and the syrups to make their business more successful by enticing teachers and staff to purchase from our bright students with Autism!

Help us brew independence one cup at a time!

Coffee carts are shown to be successful in other public schools, giving special ed students a chance to learn how to count money and make change, how to take and fulfill an order and practice the basics of customer service.

Mrs. McClintock
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products Mobile Beverage Cart 8964BL, Black, 75 lbs. Capacity, Contemporary Design, Swivel Wheels • Amazon Business $318.98 1 $318.98
Torani Variety Pack Caramel, French Vanilla, Vanilla & Hazelnut, 25.4 Fl Oz (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $30.13 2 $60.26
Hamilton Beach 40540 Brew Station 40-Cup Coffee Urn, Silver • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Genuine Joe GJO11956 Stainless Steel Everyday Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Carafe, 2L Capacity • Amazon Business $14.66 2 $29.32
Mind Reader 11 Compartment Breakroom Coffee Condiment Organizer, Black • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Sweet Water Decor Coffee Bar Wood Sign 9x17 | Country Signs Home Decor Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Sign for Kitchen Wooden Wall Art Signs With Sayings and Quotes Framed Wall Plaque • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Torani and DaVinci fit Syrup (25.4 oz-750ml) Pump - 2pk • Amazon Business $6.91 2 $13.82
Coffee Countertop Octagon Drip Tray - 6" - Black • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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