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Mr. Demeritte from Philadelphia PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed My Belly So I Can Feed My Brain

My students need crackers, beef jerky, fruit snacks, helthy drinks and pop tarts to combat their hunger before and during school.

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school will prepare 100% of our scholars for high school in hopes of them all graduating high school and moving forward to college and career readiness.

Our mission is to increase high school graduation rates by providing a supportive and flexible learning environment that challenges every learner to find their voice and to exercise choice as they design their own pathways to success.

Our school implements a different teaching/learning model based on the processes that lead to growth. Our students belong to underserved communities in West Philadelphia.

My Project

I am lucky enough to be at a great inner city school. The students here are amazing. Unfortunately they sometimes have issues before they even walk on campus. Hunger being at the top of the list. How can I possibly expect them to focus on learning when they are so focused on their growling stomachs. With a drawer of snacks like pop tarts, beef jerky and crackers I can take care of their hunger so they can take care of their learning. These materials will help so many kids and I have seen it improve the students grades. I feel like it's a win for everyone.

Mr. Demeritte
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gatorade Frost Thirst Quencher Variety Pack, 20 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.91 4 $39.64
Pringles Snack Stacks Potato Crisps Chips, 3 Flavors Variety Pack, 18 Cups • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Nabisco Savory Cracker Variety Snack Packs, 20 Count Box (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Austin Cookies and Crackers Variety Snack Packs, 45 Count • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries Variety Pack, Frosted Strawberry and Brown Sugar Cinnamon, 32 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Variety Pack Classic Mix, (Box of 30 bags) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Kellogg's Breakfast Cereal Assortment Variety Pack, Single Serve Boxes, 30 Count • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Snyder's of Hanover Cheddar Cheese Pretzel Sandwiches,1 Ounce, 30 Count • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats, Original Mini Squares Snack Bars, 0.39 Ounce Package (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars Variety Pack, 58 Count, 49.1 Oz • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Jack Link's Teriyaki Protein On-the-Go Lunch Packs 5 - 0.625oz packs • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Kraft Easy Mac Original Cheese, 2.05-Ounce Microwavable Cups (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $7.33 1 $7.33
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries, Frosted Strawberry, 32 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Keebler Cookie and Cheez-It Variety Pack (20-Count) (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
Jack Link's Original Protein On-the-Go Lunch Packs 5 - 0.625oz packs • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68

Materials cost

$178.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.30

Total project goal

$248.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.67

1 Donor

-$248.67

Donations toward project cost

-$211.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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