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Mrs. Pettis from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Energize My Brain

Help me give my students snacks to eat during our "brain break" time so they can get reenergized after sitting for hours for remote learning.

  • $222 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students enjoy school-sponsored breakfasts to start their day. I want to support them by providing mid-day snacks with in an effort to prevent them from getting sluggish during the school day. This project can give me an opportunity to contribute to my student’s emotional and physical well-being, as well as increase their academic achievement.

My Project

Some students get sluggish if they don't get a chance to eat something in the latter part of the school day. In order to prevent my students from getting sluggish I want to provide them with a snack. Kids need a wide range of nutrients to help them grow and develop normally. A snack in the mid-morning can help counteract this by giving his brain and body a boost so he can sit still and concentrate until he can refuel with his lunch meal. A snack in the mid-afternoon provides the same benefits until the final bell rings and your child has to slog through his homework.

Mrs. Pettis
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Break Box Big Party Snack Mix, Assorted, 75/Pack (700-S0026) • Quill.com $72.99 1 $72.99
Kellogg's Strawberry Fruity Snacks, 2.5 oz. Bags, 48 /Box (FAR80776) • Quill.com $41.99 1 $41.99
Break Box Pros Healthy Snack Mix, Assorted, 23/Pack (700-00001) • Quill.com $40.99 1 $40.99

Materials cost

$155.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$188.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.23

Total project goal

$221.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$221.54

2 Donors

-$154.36

Donations toward project cost

-$131.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.15

match offer

-$67.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$57.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.08

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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