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  • $2,816 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Ford
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Cooking Up Opportunities In Culinary Arts

My students need mixing bowls, rolling pins, essential kitchen appliances and/or equipment and culinary attire.

My Students

We have a kitchen with the bare necessities. It is a challenge to teach cooking procedures, methods and techniques without the equipment and supplies needed.

My students are the best students in the state.

They are very outgoing and they are very eager to learn. They are always trying to stay on task to the best of their ability. Whatever I ask of them, they don't hesitate to respond. We are in a high school setting in the state of Mississippi.

My Project

I am requesting these supplies: butane burner gas canisters, rolling pins, mixing bowls, pasta makers, and culinary attire to enhance the education of my students. With these supplies, my students will be able to preform, master, and compete in future competitions. Learning to cook on a professional level is not an easy task when you have limited equipment that is not operable and students waiting for their turn to cook. Time management, organizational skills, and "mise en place" is vital in the food industry. These resources will develop the necessary skills needed in the culinary industry. I will be able to instruct more effectively with the necessary operable equipment on hand. The students will learn the fundamentals of professional cookery and the insight that comes from the experience.

A kitchen without the proper supplies is like baking bread without flour.

This request is so important for the students because we don't have the necessary supplies and equipment needed to teach the skills required to enter into the culinary field. With these new materials, I will be able to engage all of my students at the same time, and this will enable them to receive as much training as possible. With the proper supplies and equipment, we can produce positive results.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bench Vise Slip Roll Kit • Grainger $268.88 2 $537.76
Kitchen Cleaning Kit,Green,26 qt. • Grainger $171.38 1 $171.38
Liquid Measuring Cup,1 Qt.,Clear,PK 12 • Grainger $161.78 1 $161.78
Unisex Chef Coat, M, White • Grainger $27.05 5 $135.25
Unisex Chef Coat, S, White • Grainger $27.05 5 $135.25
Rolling Pin,Wood,23 In • Grainger $21.21 5 $106.05
Mixing Bowl,Stainless Steel,3 qt. • Grainger $7.88 10 $78.80
Dry Measuring Cup,1 Cup,Clear,PK 12 • Grainger $77.09 1 $77.09
Concentrated Bleach,30 oz.,PK 12 • Grainger $38.29 2 $76.58
Broom and DustPan,OpenLid,11-1/2x11-1/2 • Grainger $24.15 3 $72.45
Fuel Cartridge,PK 12 • Grainger $29.88 2 $59.76
Can Opener,Manual,19-1/2 In H • Grainger $59.18 1 $59.18
Chef Hat,Black,13 Inch Tall • Grainger $10.21 5 $51.05
Disposable Gloves,Latex,M,Blue,PK50 • Grainger $25.52 2 $51.04
Measuring Spoon Set,HD,Stainless Steel • Grainger $7.53 5 $37.65
Bar Mop Towel,Ribbed,28 Oz.,White,PK 12 • Grainger $15.46 2 $30.92
Bar Towel,Narrow Rib,16x19,24 oz.,PK 12 • Grainger $15.27 2 $30.54
Can Opener Replacement Blade • Grainger $12.51 2 $25.02
Lobby Broom,Corn • Grainger $7.23 3 $21.69
Bakers Pad,2 Sided,8-1/2x11 • Grainger $3.56 6 $21.36
Battery,Alkaline,AA,Pk 36 • Grainger $21.23 1 $21.23
Dish Cloth,12x12In,RaInbow Pattern,PK 12 • Grainger $9.43 2 $18.86
Bakers Pad,w/ Steam Barrier,8-1/2x11 • Grainger $3.33 4 $13.32

Materials cost

$1,994.01

Vendor shipping charges

$199.40

State sales tax

$139.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$29.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,392.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$422.28

Total project goal

$2,815.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,815.18

1 Donor

-$1,407.59

Donations toward project cost

-$1,196.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$211.14

match offer

-$1,407.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,196.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$211.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and one other donor.

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