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Ms. Ovalle from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Environment and Healthy Start

My students need sweaters, Kleenex, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer, lotion and snacks.

  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger." ~ Buzz Aldrin

As diverse students with disabilities, it is important that they are able to come to school with the basic essentials needed to be ready to learn.

My students are energetic and fun inner-city high school students. My students have a range of disabilities including learning disabilities, visual impairments, autism and intellectual disabilities. A majority of them are also English Language Learners. My students show greater enthusiasm when they have a clean and safe learning environment and when they are not hungry.

My school is located in a large, urban city. Of our 3,100 students, 94% are low-income, 10% of the students have disabilities, and 8% are English Language Learners. More than 75% of my particular students are low-income, have disabilities and/or are English Language Learners. I teach my students not to let their ethnicity, personal home situations, English Language Learner status or disabilities hinder their academic or social-emotional growth.

My Project

This project provides students with basic necessities that many don't have readily available at home. Students will use the snacks to keep hydrated and to have energy during their long days of school. The Clorox wipes will help keep our classroom germ free. As flu season is upon us, students need tissue, hand sanitizer and lotion readily available to keep them from spreading germs when they are sick. The sweaters will keep students warm during the cold winter.

So many students have come to school hungry, ill or not dressed appropriately for the winter; they deserve to have basic necessities readily available.

I have completed similar projects for basic needs items. Students are always so grateful when I can hand them a snack or a pack of tissue. My students are wonderful and deserving; these resources will support not only support their health, but their confidence and readiness to learn.

Ms. Ovalle
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 100 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snack Chest Care Package (120 Count) Variety Snacks Gift Box - College Students, Military, Work or Home - Over 9 Pounds of Chips Cookies & Candy! • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Honest Kids Organic Juice Drink Variety Pack, 6 oz, 40 Count (900-00052) • Staples Advantage $24.99 2 $49.98
Champion Double Dry Action Fleece Full Zip Hood • Amazon Business $22.85 2 $45.70
Rold Gold Tiny Twists Pretzels, 1 oz. Bags, 88 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $41.99 1 $41.99
Chex Mix Traditional, 1.75 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Facial Tissue Pocket Packs, 100/Case • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP Sea Salt Popcorn, 4.8 Ounce Bag (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $36.00 1 $36.00
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 35 Wipes/Canister, 4 Canisters/Pk • Staples Advantage $9.29 3 $27.87
Aveeno Creme/Lotion, Daily Moisturizing Lotion, 12-oz. Pump • Staples Advantage $13.69 2 $27.38
Ritz Crackers Fresh Stacks, 8-Count (Original, 11.8-Ounce Boxes, Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $27.32 1 $27.32
Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Oz Pouch, 80/Bx • Staples Advantage $26.11 1 $26.11
Quaker Chewy Granola Bar Variety Pack 60 Count (220-00434) • Staples Advantage $24.49 1 $24.49
NINEXIS Womens Long Sleeve Fleece Pullover Hoodie Sweatshirts MARLEDBLACK XL • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Kleenex Boutique Face Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $11.49 2 $22.98
Champion Men's Powerblend Full-Zip Hoodie, Black, XX-Large • Amazon Business $22.92 1 $22.92
Men's Hoodie Jacket Zip Up Slim Fit Longsleeve Workout Active Hoody Sweatshirts,Grey,XL • Amazon Business $22.60 1 $22.60
Champion S800 - Eco Full-Zip Hooded Sweatshirt • Amazon Business $22.03 1 $22.03
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws, Sea Salt, 1 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $21.09 1 $21.09
Alternative Women's Classic Pullover Hoodie, Eco True Black, Large • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Casual Basic Slim Fit Color Block Panel Raglan Long Sleeve Top Zip Up Hoodies • Amazon Business $20.65 1 $20.65
Ultimate Snack Care Package, Variety Assortment of Chips, Cookies, Crackers & More, 40 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Johnson and Johnson Band-Aid Flex Fabric Travel Pack - 8 Each/pack, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Doublju Basic Thin Pullover Hoodie With Kangaroo Pocket For Women With Plus Size (Made In USA) Teal Small • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Cnfio Women's Pullover Hooded Casual V-Shirt Sweatshirt Kangroo Pocket Black S • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
Cnfio Women's Pullover Hooded Casual V-Shirt Sweatshirt Kangroo Pocket Black M • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
Cnfio Women's Pullover Hooded Casual V-Shirt Sweatshirt Kangroo Pocket Blue 2XL • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
COS-SL Jif to Go Natural Creamy Peanut Butter 1.5 Oz - 36 Individual Cups • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Grandma's Cookie Variety Pack, 36 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Staples Instant Hand Sanitizer with Aloe, 8 oz. • Staples Advantage $2.49 5 $12.45
Smartfood White Cheddar Cheese Flavored Popcorn, 5/8 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Purell Alcohol-Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer, 45 mL Pump Bottle, 3/Pack • Staples Advantage $9.99 1 $9.99
Planters Nut 24 Count-Variety Pack, 2 Lb 8.5 Ounce • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
YourStyle Long Sleeve Tunic Top & Hoodie Sweatshirt (Small, YS040-H.Gray) • Amazon Business $5.76 1 $5.76

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