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Mrs. Breen from Michigan City IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed My Belly So I Can Feed My Brain!

Help me give my students snacks to help them stay healthy and nourished throughout the day!

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is packed full of fun, movement, energy, and growing young minds!

My Kindergartners are thrilling and eager to learn.

They excite me every day as I watch them learn and grow. When you're five years old, the world around you is full of new and exciting things. Some of my students haven't yet discovered the wonders of the world and need a plethora of experiences to grow into the best citizens they can be!

My students come from a very diverse background. The majority of our students qualify for free or reduced-rate lunch and oftentimes don't have access to certain resources unless they are at school. My goal every day is to provide my students with as many opportunities as possible while pushing them to exceed our Kindergarten standards. My favorite way to do this is through engaging, exciting, activities that make learning fun!

My Project

Each and every day my kindergarten students work very hard learning so many new things. For so many students, kindergarten is their first full day school experience and their little tummies aren't used to the long days of reading, writing, and problem-solving. Having healthy snacks to nourish their bodies and minds will allow them to do their very best in school.

Having a snack each day will help my kinders stay focused on their learning instead of worrying about being hungry, so they can stay happy and healthy.

Getting clean and healthy snacks like Veggie Straws, Cheez-its, animal crackers, fruit snacks, and granola bars will give my new learners a small break in their busy days and will keep their tummies full and their brains healthy.

Snacks will give my kinders’ brains the fuel they need to learn and grow all day long! They will be healthier and more successful because they will be nourished and happy!

Mrs. Breen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sunchips Chips, Variety, 1.5 Oz., 60/Carton (FRI67652) • Quill.com $38.24 1 $38.24
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws, Sea Salt, 1 oz. (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $18.20 2 $36.40
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, 25% Less Sugar, Variety Pack, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $7.19 5 $35.95
Welch's Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce (40 Count) • Amazon Business $6.98 5 $34.90
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws, Ranch, 1 oz. (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $16.48 2 $32.96
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 1.5 Oz., 72/Carton (13539) • Quill.com $29.74 1 $29.74
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels, Single-Serve 1.5 Ounce, 48 Count • Amazon Business $14.14 2 $28.28
Sunchips Chips, Variety, 1.5 Oz., 30/Carton (295-00009) • Quill.com $21.24 1 $21.24
Famous Amos Cookies, Chocolate Chip, 2 oz., 36/Carton (18495) • Quill.com $20.39 1 $20.39
Nabisco Cookie Variety Pack, 60 Count (04615) • Quill.com $19.54 1 $19.54
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Classic Mix, 29 oz, Variety Pack, Box, Snack Packs, Pack Of 30 • Amazon Business $9.57 2 $19.14
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Single Serve, 1.5 Oz Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $8.46 2 $16.92
Austin Cookies & Crackers, Variety, 1.52 oz., 45/Carton (KEE48570) • Quill.com $14.44 1 $14.44

Materials cost

$348.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.65

Total project goal

$451.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$451.01

5 Donors

-$220.00

Donations toward project cost

-$197.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

match offer

-$218.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$185.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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