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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

Help me give my students snacks like chips, beef jerky, and candy for the days they come into school hungry.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Philadelphia and almost all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical inner city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk though the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and 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 sweetest inner-city kids. They come to school and before they even walk through the door, many of them are dealing with huge adult issues like homelessness and hunger. Unfortunately, these are issues no child should have to deal with. My hope is that with simple items like chips, candy, and other little snacks can help make a child’s day better. A simple snack like Beef jerky or chips can take away their hunger and then allow them to focus on school. Giving students access to snacks and treats helps them know that someone cares. That they are validated and we want them to come to school and be successful.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Slim Jim, Meat Sticks, Original, 0.28 Oz., 100/Box • Staples Advantage $37.79 1 $37.79
Frito Lay Variety Pack, Baked & Popped Mix, 60 Bags/Case (FRI92268) • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
REESE'S Variety Pack Assortment, 30 Count (99511) • Staples Advantage $33.99 1 $33.99
KRAVE Jerky Variety Pack, 1-Ounce , 10/Pack (HEC02125) • Staples Advantage $31.19 1 $31.19
REESE'S PIECES Candy, 4 Ounces, 12/CT (HEC11470) • Staples Advantage $28.09 1 $28.09
Pirate's Booty Natural Aged White Cheddar Baked Corn Puffs, 0.5 Oz, 36 Count (220-00092) • Staples Advantage $26.99 1 $26.99
NESTLE Raisinets Boxes, 3.5 oz., 15 Count (76844) • Staples Advantage $22.49 1 $22.49
Nestle Party Favorites Candy Assortment, 3lb. Bag • Staples Advantage $17.72 1 $17.72
Hot Tamales Cinnamon Candy, 4.5 lb. Bulk • Staples Advantage $17.59 1 $17.59
Chef's Cut, Chipotle Pepper Steak Jerky, 2.5 oz. • Staples Advantage $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$258.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.65

Total project goal

$344.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.36

1 Donor

-$344.36

Donations toward project cost

-$292.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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