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Mrs. Braun from Dallas TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking is Caring!

Help me give my students the tools they need to eat freshly prepared nutritious meals daily.

  • 2 donors
  • $314 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 among 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 wants 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

Most of my students come to school needing the food that is provided in the cafeteria but are unaware of food sources, eco processes, or how they can make healthy and delicious foods for themselves.

Students will use these small appliances and tools to chop and cook fruits and vegetables from our own school garden to receive a needed source of nourishment.

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. In addition to getting a variety of nutrients, the processes involved in the making of a pizza, soup, porridge, etc. are the concrete and real ways in which students try new foods, build vocabulary, develop a sense of orderliness, sequence, coordination, collaboration, concentration and independence.

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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
Magic Mill 10 Quart Slow Cooker 3 Manual Heat Settings Removable Pot, Stainless Steel (Stanless steel) • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Cuisinart WAF-V100 Waffle Iron, Single, Silver • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Presto Ceramic 22-inch 07062 Electric Griddle with removable handles, Black, One Size • Amazon Business $39.90 1 $39.90
SAVORLIVING Apple Slicer Upgraded Version 12-Blade Extra Large Apple Corer, Stainless Steel Ultra-Sharp Apple Cutter, Pitter, Divider for Up to 4 Inches Apples (Update) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Citrus Lemon Orange Grapefuit Juicer Manual Squeezer Stainless Steel 304 Robust Hand Juicer Reamer Rotation Press with Strainer&12 OZ Bowl, 2 Pour Spouts, Dishwasher Safe, Easy to Clean, Heavy Duty • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Vegetable Crinkle Cutter and French Fry Slicer • Amazon Business $5.58 2 $11.16

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