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Mrs. A. from Bronx NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Equal Opportunity Days

My students need food and clothing. Many scholars coming to school hungry and in soiled garments.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a high crime area in New York City. Their community faces enormous obstacles such as obesity, homelessness, teen pregnancy and drug abuse. However, my sixth and seventh graders are using perseverance, optimism, and determination to propel themselves away from these dire circumstances. My students represent an ethnically diverse population. Many suffer from low self-esteem, body image issues, and low motivation. I believe that social-emotional support decreases behavioral challenges and mental negativity.

My wish is to teach them how to love themselves.

My Project

When a scholar comes to school hungry or lacking basic clothing they cannot focus. The lack of focus manifests itself in a number of counterproductive ways, that impede the scholars' learning. Having access to clothing and foods would greatly assist me in working with my students who require help by giving them the option. It would also allow for an immediate plan of action when teachers or administrators reach out for resources like clean pants, a warm sweater on a rainy day or food for a scholar who came in hungry. This is my vision for creating an equal opportunity day for all my students.

Mrs. A.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sahale Snacks Grab & Go Raspberry Crumble, 1.5 Ounce (Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hanes Men's Full Zip EcoSmart Fleece Hoodie, Deep Royal, Large • Amazon Business $13.70 2 $27.40
Hanes Men's Full Zip EcoSmart Fleece Hoodie, Deep Royal, Small • Amazon Business $12.41 2 $24.82
Send & Share Variety Snack Box, Assortment of Baked, Popped and Nut Snacks, 30 Count • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
Sahale Snacks Grab & Go Classic Fruit + Nut Trail Mix, 1.5 Ounce (Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $20.22 1 $20.22
Ultimate Snacks Care Package, Classic Variety Assortment of Chips, Cookies, Crackers, & Nuts, 40 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Hanes Men's EcoSmart Fleece Sweatpant, Black, L • Amazon Business $9.83 2 $19.66
Gildan Men's Fleece Open Bottom Pocketed Pant, Black, Small • Amazon Business $9.50 2 $19.00
Gildan Men's Fleece Open Bottom Pocketed Pant, Black, Medium • Amazon Business $9.50 2 $19.00
Hanes Men's EcoSmart Fleece Sweatpant, Black, S • Amazon Business $9.50 2 $19.00
Gildan Men's Fleece Open Bottom Pocketed Pant, Black, Medium • Amazon Business $9.50 2 $19.00
Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Display Assortment (1.3 Ounce, 48-Count) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
SunChips Multigrain Chips Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Nabisco Fun Shapes Mix - Variety Pack with Cookies & Crackers, 20 Count Box, 20 Ounce • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Gildan Men's Ankle Socks (10 Pair Pack), White, Shoe Size: 6-12 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Black Forest Triple Layer Fruit Snacks, Fruit Collision, 0.8 Ounce Bag, Pack of 40 • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09

Materials cost

$302.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.40

Total project goal

$396.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.02

3 Donors

-$192.72

Donations toward project cost

-$172.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.91

match offer

-$192.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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