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Ms. Shanahan from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brushing Up

Help me give my students hygiene care products and snacks for sports and more.

  • $402 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I work with Low-income, Latino students in the historic Little Village neighborhood of Chicago. They are strong students with hearts and minds striving to achieve, they just need the academic support to get there

My students seek to be more than their neighborhood or background, they stretch to become more than ever before.

We have students who come from all backgrounds, abilities, and understandings. They find a way to grow and become more every day, and as their teacher, it reminds me how much I must give to be the best I can be. I want to expose them to every opportunity I can and hope to inspire a love of history in them by making it relevant, real, and honest. Even when the narrative is dark, difficult, or emotionally taxing my students manage time and time and time again to understand with their hearts and minds the whole of the narrative, pushing to see its importance to today and the future.

My Project

Students in my community are the intersections of two populations, preteens and low income. With warmer weather approaching, and all of them active here at school, having a supply of deodorant and snacks will help keep the classroom going strong.

Students deserve to feel confident in school, and personal care is a critical part.

The products will enable them to focus on what they need to really get done in the room, not their looks or needs. Sports is a crucial way of helping these students stay healthy all year round, and with many of them coming to school hungry the snacks will only help them be better competitors!

Ms. Shanahan
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS USA FB-21EE Letter and Legal Size File Box, Letter & Legal, Clear, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
100 Bulk toothbrushes Individually Wrapped Medium Bristle Full Head Oral-Care Manual Multi-Pack Toothbrush Sets with hygienic Cap Perfect for Brushing Kids Teeth Adults Travel toiletries • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Degree Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick Cool Rush 0.5 Ounce Case of 36 • Amazon Business $33.84 1 $33.84
Degree Antiperspirant Deodorant 24 Hour Dry Protection Shower Clean Deodorant for Women 0.5 oz, 36 Count • Amazon Business $32.32 1 $32.32
KIND Breakfast Protein Bars, Dark Chocolate, Cocoa, 32 Count • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
48 Pairs Thin Low Cut Ankle Socks for Men, Comfortable Lightweight Breathable Bulk Pack • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
KIND Breakfast Bars - Probiotics and Protein Variety Pack 5 Flavor Pack 5 Boxes • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
BEAR Real Fruit Snack Rolls - Healthy School And Lunch Snacks For Kids And Adults, Strawberry, 21 Ounce (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed Fruit & Berries 'n Cherries Bulk Variety Pack, Gluten Free, 0.9 oz Individual Single Serve Bags (Pack of 110) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps Variety Pack, Individual 1.5 Ounce Snack Packs, 24 Count • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
GO Travel Mouthwash Packets – Single Size Mouthwash for Fresh Breath on The go. Airline Friendly – Liquid Mint Flavored Portable Mouthwash. Great for AirBnB, spas, Hotels Too. (20 Single Packs) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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