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Mrs. Braun from Dallas TX is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking for Life!

Help me give my students small appliances such as a convection oven, rice cooker and pizza stones that will help them cook nutritious fresh foods in the classroom.

  • 2 donors
  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I conduct home visits for my students. In doing this, I establish a personal connection with each child. I witness their home life and interactions with their family. I see that they come from families that are riddled with inter-generational economic challenges, language barriers, and a variety of immigrant stresses and legal issues. Collectively, my students are the embodiment of the kind of human goodness that is born from long-standing family struggles that are managed with sincerity and optimism.

Their families understand and prioritize the value of their children's education.

My students are responsible beyond their years. They look for ways to be of service and are respectful of the school environment and its authorities. Generally, they arrive at school punctually, ready to learn, to the point that ninety-five percent of my class received "Perfect Attendance" for the entirety of the 2016-17 school year!

After a unit study of American historical figures, a student of Mexican descent told everyone during morning circle that he wanted to be Martin Luther King Jr. when he grew up. His sentiments were echoed by his peers. My scholars need your support to thrive as they grow into model citizens.

My Project

Students will use these small appliances and tools to cook simple soups, pizzas and a variety of rice to enjoy with vegetables from our own school garden.

These materials will make a world of a difference for us, making our classroom a prepared environment where self-care is a priority and there is always something yummy to eat.

My students come to school needing the food that is provided in the cafeteria but they are unaware of food sources, eco processes, or how they can make healthy and delicious foods for themselves. In addition to getting a variety of nutrients, the processes involved in the making of a pizza, soup, rice, porridge, etc. are the concrete and real ways in which students try new foods, build vocabulary, develop a sense of independence all while helping to care for themselves.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oster French Convection Countertop and Toaster Oven | Single Door Pull and Digital Controls | Stainless Steel, Extra Large • Amazon Business $170.59 1 $170.59
Cuisinart CRC-400 Rice Cooker, 4-Cup, Silver • Amazon Business $58.27 1 $58.27
Lirradight Pizza Stone, Ceramic Pizza Grilling Stone/Baking Stone, Perfect Baking Tools for BBQ and Grill - Thermal Shock Resistant, Durable and Safe Stone, 10.5'' Round • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$248.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$282.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.87

Total project goal

$332.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.44

1 Donor

-$221.63

Donations toward project cost

-$188.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.24

match offer

-$110.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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