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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed My Tummy So I Can Feed My Mind

My students need protein chips, Cheez-its, Goldfish, and fruit snacks for when they come to school hungry.

  • $192 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I School, and almost seventy percent receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a magnet school which requires most students to maintain a B average throughout the year. The students are part of Pre-Med, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Computer Technology programs.

Our students come from the diverse backgrounds of 30 different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

My students are the absolute best inner city kids who come from many different backgrounds. Unfortunately, we have way too many kids show up for class that are hungry. If a kid is hungry, it is almost impossible for them to be focused on their classwork. Since I started providing snacks like protein chips, crackers, Goldfish crackers and water, my kids can grab a snack and get to work. Their grades have gone up, and the behavior issues have gone down drastically. They know that at any given time they can come to my room for a healthy snack and go on their way.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sparkling Ice Variety Pack, 17 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Enlightened Plant Protein Gluten Free Roasted Broad (Fava) Bean Snack, Mesquite BBQ, 6 Count • Amazon Business $19.28 1 $19.28
Enlightened - The Good for You Crisp Roasted Broad Beans Variety Pack 3 Ounce (Pack of 4) Garlic & Onion, Sriracha, Sea Salt, BBQ • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Quest Nutrition Protein Chips, BBQ, 21g Protein, 3g Net Carbs, 130 Cals, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Potato Free, Baked, 1.2oz Bag, 8 Count, Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $16.35 1 $16.35
Albanese Candy, Gummi Watermelon Rings, 4.5 Pound Bag • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Sour Patch Kids Sweet and Sour Gummy Candy - Original, Individually Wrapped 240 Count • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Keebler Cookies and Cheez-It Crackers Snack Packs Variety Pack, 42 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Variety Pack Classic Mix, (Box of 30 bags) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 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

Materials cost

$130.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$162.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.71

Total project goal

$191.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$191.42

4 Donors

-$171.71

Donations toward project cost

-$162.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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