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Ms. Yonks from New York NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Studio, Healthy He(Art).

Help me give my students cleaning supplies, such as Clorox wipes, sponges brush cleaners, and also healthy snacks to maintain proper working order of the studio as well as to provide a feeling of care and comfort.

  • $487 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are eager, enthusiastic young artists. They come into the art studio willing to learn, take risks and explore their creative potential. Through our time together, I have had the opportunity to know them as individuals. Many have come up through hardships in their childhood that is more than anyone should experience in a lifetime - yet, they persevere. A large portion of my school's demographic receives free lunch and other services. When they enter the art room, they find a space that is welcoming and supportive. We use many of our projects to reinforce learning through their academic courses and to support STEAM in our school. My students want to be positive members of society, want to participate in problem solving, and want to find success in their academic endeavors. My students' eagerness for learning surpasses expectations. I take honor in my role as their teacher. I hope to inspire, motivate and open their ideas to creative endeavors.

My Project

This project is important for the classroom because of the importance of creating an environment where young artist feel excited to go to, a place they where they are willing to work hard and feel the satisfaction of a job well done. Simple cleaning supplies are essential to keep the art room a welcoming, pleasant space for my young artist to have the freedom of creative expression. As school budgets become more and more tight, I find that cleaning supplies are more difficult to come by, and they are one of the few items I can not rummage for or recycle!

Cleaning supplies and healthy snacks support the learning and creative environment of the art studio.

The art room is a special place, where students create special works. Cleaning supplies will help to create a space that they feel welcome, happy and enjoy their time. Teaching students the importance of taking care of materials, respecting tools and the work space is as vital as their creativity.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Planters Nut Variety Pack, 1.7 oz. Bags, 24/Box (220-00423) • $28.55 2 $57.10
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 75 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Value Pack (30208) • $12.74 4 $50.96
Annie's Organic Bunny Snacks Variety pack, 1 oz., 36 Count (57225) • $18.27 2 $36.54
Winsor And Newton Brush Cleaner And Restorer 120 Ml Pack Of 2 (2PK-3230895) • $11.89 3 $35.67
Nature Valley Oats & Honey Granola Bars, 1.5 oz. Packs 18 Count 2 Bar Packs (36 Bars Total) • $14.44 2 $28.88
Austin Cracker Cookie Variety Pack, 45 count • $14.44 2 $28.88
3M Scotch-Brite Medium-Duty Commercial Scrub Sponge • $27.19 1 $27.19
Jack Link's Beef Jerky, Variety, 1.25 Oz., 9/Carton (220-00411) • $22.94 1 $22.94
Brillo Steel Wool Pads, 10/Box • $4.33 5 $21.65
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws Chips, Variety, 1 Oz., 30/Carton (220-00413) • $20.39 1 $20.39
Pirate's Booty Popcorn, Cheese, 0.5 Oz., 36/Pack (220-00092) • $19.20 1 $19.20
Nabisco Savory Mix Variety Snack Pack, Pack of 20 (MOZ04585) • $15.72 1 $15.72
Kleenex Go Pack Facial Tissues, 3-Ply, 3 Pouches/Pack, 10 Sheets/Pouch • $1.27 10 $12.70

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