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Ms. Garcia from Washington DC is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Hands and a Full Tummy

Help me give my students a safe learning environment with snacks and sanitization tools!

Black History Month

This project supports a Black teacher or a school where most students are Black. See more projects.

  • 4 donors
  • $418 goal

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My Students

My students are a wonderful group of 8th graders, many of whom have immigrated from countries like El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Philippines, Ethiopia, Laos, and the Dominican Republic. All 8th grade students at my school are language learners whether that is learning Spanish for the first time or learning English. We are a dual language community that works together to learn about societal issues, poetry, theatre, and short stories all in Spanish!

The majority of my students come from low-income backgrounds and are striving to pursue their education to make a difference in their community.

My students work together to break language barriers and communicate with each other. I have seen students who speak only Spanish work with students who only speak English to collaborate and help each other succeed.

My Project

I am requesting snacks and sanitization materials (lysol wipes, hand sanitizer) to continue ensuring a safe and clean classroom environment where all students are healthy! Often times, my students are not eating enough during the day which causes them to be disengaged are distracted in class.

Please consider helping give our students some snacks and equipment to continue staying safe and healthy during the day.

I have selected healthier snacks to also teach them about the importance of the foods they are consuming. Rather than giving them a sugar rush, I would like our students to feel full from a nutritious snack.

Ms. Garcia
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford Composition Notebooks, College Ruled Paper, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Black Marble Covers, 100 Sheets, 12 per Pack (63796) • Amazon Business $19.74 3 $59.22
RITZ Peanut Butter Sandwich Cracker Snacks and Cheese Sandwich Crackers, Snack Crackers Variety Pack, 32 Snack Packs • Amazon Business $12.79 4 $51.16
Pringles Potato Crisps Chips, Variety Pack Snack Stacks, Lunch Box Snacks, 0.67 oz Cup (36 Cups) • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Mechanical Pencils, Shuttle Art 210 Pack Bulk Mechanical Pencils 0.7mm Medium Point, HB #2 Lead, Assorted Barrels, Office School Supplies • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Dole Fruit Bowls Cherry Mixed Fruit in 100% Juice, Gluten Free Healthy Snack, 4 Oz, 12 Total Cups • Amazon Business $5.53 4 $22.12
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Cleaning Wipes, Bleach Free, 75 Count Each, Pack of 3 (Package May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76
Member's Mark Purified Water, 80Count • Amazon Business $7.72 2 $15.44
Amazon Basic Care - Aloe Hand Sanitizer 62%, 12 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $7.57 2 $15.14
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Chocolate Chip, 58 Count (Pack of 1) - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
8 Colors, 1000 Pack, Foil Star Metallic Stickers, 0.6" Diameter • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Oxford Filler Paper, 8-1/2" x 11", College Rule, 3-Hole Punched, Loose-Leaf Paper for 3-Ring Binders, 500 Sheets Per Pack (62349),White • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Single Use Disposable Face Mask (Pack of 50), Blue • Amazon Business $2.66 2 $5.32

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