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Mr. Van from Minneapolis MN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed My Mind and My Belly

Help me give my students a variety of snacks that can hold off their hunger until it is lunchtime.

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredible. Being part of an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) school community has helped my students grow into incredibly caring, reflective, and empathetic individuals who want to make the world a better place through inquiry and action. Every day, my students are working on developing their understanding of universal concepts like reflection, perspective, and responsibility.

My school is an incredibly diverse place, and this diversity makes it a unique, vibrant place for students to learn and grow.

Students are from a range of backgrounds. Some come from low socioeconomic backgrounds, while others are living in more financially secure households. About a third of my students are Latino; another third are black or Somali; another third are white. About a third of my students are English language learners (ELLs). Many are considered advanced learners in need of advanced differentiation.

My Project

Many of my students come from high-poverty homes and do not have healthy snacks available to them at home. My students count on the meals that are served to them at school. So when they don't get breakfast in the morning and have to wait until late afternoon to get lunch it makes them focus on learning that much harder.

My students are in need of snacks to hold them over until lunch.

This project will benefit my students as it will help keep them well fed. When my students are not hungry, they are better able to focus on learning! Food is a life essential. With children' bodies and minds grow, they need nutrition several times per day. Food is a way to connect with students and show appreciation.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Bold Mix, 29.4 oz., Variety Pack Box, Snack Packs, 30-count • Amazon Business $9.98 6 $59.88
Cheez-It Original Cheese Crackers - School Lunch Food, Baked Snack, Single Serve, 36 Count (1.5 Ounce each), 54 Oz • Amazon Business $9.26 6 $55.56
Frito-Lay 18 Piece VP Baked & Popped Mix, 15 Ounce • Amazon Business $6.98 6 $41.88
Mott's Medleys Fruit Snacks, Gluten Free, Family Size, 40 Pouches, 0.8 oz • Amazon Business $5.88 6 $35.28
Rice Krispies Original, Mini-Squares Crispy Marshmallow Squares, 32 Count • Amazon Business $4.79 6 $28.74

Materials cost

$221.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.94

Total project goal

$299.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$299.60

1 Donor

-$150.00

Donations toward project cost

-$127.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

match offer

-$149.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.44

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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