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Mrs. S. from Trenton NJ is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bundled Up on My Way to School

Help me give my students warm coats , hats and gloves as the weather gets colder.

  • $1,096 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are English language learners primarily in the 1st and 2nd grades. My students dream of being doctors and lawyers. I don’t want poverty to stop their dreams from becoming reality. They come from low-income households and have limited opportunities to be on the same playing field as their peers. For the most part, our students perform below grade level. They live in an urban area with many challenges, in and out of school. Many are not literate in their native tongue. Learning the English language is a challenge for many of them. By providing incentives for good behavior, such as kindness, students will spend more time learning and making good choices.

My Project

Many of my students are lacking in winter wear. Let's face it, coats and accessories (hats and gloves) can be expensive, especially when you need to dress an entire family.

The majority of our students walk to school.

Walking on a cold winter day is challenging especially when you don't have the proper attire to wear. Quite frankly, some simply don't come to school when it rains or is cold. As a result, attendance goes down and learning is lost. By providing coats that we desperately need, students and their parents may choose to come to school that day. This is a win for all, but most of all our students!

Mrs. S.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
2ND DATE Kid's Winter Hat Knit Beanie - Style1-Pack 6 • Amazon Business $17.95 10 $179.50
Royal Matrix Women's Heavy Short Quilted Puffer Coat with Removable Faux Fur (Wine, Extra Large) • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97
CNMUDONSI Winter Coats for Girls Parka Long Padded Bubble Puffer Jacket Belted Fashion Outwear 6-14T (A0022Black,8T) • Amazon Business $30.80 4 $123.20
SATINIOR 2 Pairs Kids Gloves Full Fingers Gloves Fleece Mittens Gloves Winter Warm Gloves for Little Girls Boys Supplies (5-8 Years Size, Color Set 4) • Amazon Business $11.99 10 $119.90
CNMUDONSI Winter Coats for Girls Parka Long Padded Bubble Puffer Jacket Belted Fashion Outwear 6-14T (A0022Black,6T) • Amazon Business $29.80 4 $119.20
SATINIOR 2 Pairs Kids Gloves Full Fingers Gloves Fleece Mittens Gloves Winter Warm Gloves for Little Girls Boys Supplies (8-12 Years Size, Color Set 4) • Amazon Business $10.06 10 $100.60
CNMUDONSI Winter Coats for Girls Parka Long Padded Bubble Puffer Jacket Belted Fashion Outwear 6-14T (A0022Black,10T) • Amazon Business $31.80 3 $95.40

Materials cost

$887.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$931.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$164.31

Total project goal

$1,095.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,095.40

1 Donor

-$731.00

Donations toward project cost

-$621.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.65

match offer

-$364.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$309.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.66

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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