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Ms. Rioux from New Britain CT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Doing Good for Our Community

Help me give my students the opportunity to connect to their community and give to those in need by creating homeless care packages.

  • $297 goal

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My Students

My students are working towards improving their academics and lifestyle through a smaller environment that provides support in vocational opportunities. We hope that every student in our school can end the year with a completed student portfolio including a resume, service learning opportunities, career explorations assignments, etc.

My students require and deserve an education that goes beyond the classroom by giving them access to activities and experiences to lead them to success when they graduate.

Our students need the support and opportunities to enhance their personal experiences and vocational qualities. They are placed in this program to enhance their learning, including emotional and vocational. We strive to promote learning experiences that go beyond the classroom walls and give them community based connections to continue growing and giving in this area. Giving them access to these opportunities allows for better success when they are ready to transition out of school and into the real-world.

My Project

As part of a service learning project, my students decided to help end homelessness by creating and distributing homeless care packages throughout our community. These resources will all be packaged by my students to create 20-30 homeless care packages and then distributed to those in our community who are in need.

This service learning project will ultimately affect the community, as well as my students by giving them the opportunity to learn the importance of giving back.

My students will be able to add this service learning project to their portfolios. They will also build vocational skills that will help them in the future.

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

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

This project will reach 20 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Halls Honey Lemon Cough Drops - with Menthol - 360 Drops (12 bags of 30 drops) • Amazon Business $24.34 2 $48.68
HotHands Hand Warmers - Long Lasting Safe Natural Odorless Air Activated Warmers - Up to 10 Hours of Heat - 40 Pair • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
ChapStick Classic, Original Flavor Skin Protectant Flavored Lip Balm Tube, 0.15 Ounce Each (Pack Of 24) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Mentos Chewy Mint Candy, Individually Wrapped, Non Melting, 40 Piece Bulk Peg Bag (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $24.15 1 $24.15
Luxxii - (6 Pack) 8" Colorful Styling Essentials Round Handle Comb 8 inch (A) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, Clean Mint, Travel Size, TSA Approved, 0.85 Ounces / 24 Gram (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.97 2 $23.94
Amazon Essentials Men's 10-Pack Cotton Lightly Cushioned Crew Socks, Black, Shoe Size: 12-16 • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Colgate Toothbrushes Premier Extra Clean ( 12 Toothbrushes) • Amazon Business $6.88 2 $13.76
Pack of 5 Womens Thick Knit Warm Casual Wool Crew Winter Socks, Mixed Colors 1- 5 Pack,one size(fits shoe size 5-10) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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