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Ms. Glassford from Orlando FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed Our Minds and Our Bellies

My students need snacks for during school and on the weekends.

  • $406 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember how excited you would get/still get on Fridays knowing the weekend is coming up? For my students, Fridays are a cause of fear. At school, they know that they have breakfast and lunch, at home, they aren't sure.

My students attend a Title 1 school where all of the students receive free breakfast and lunch.

We have had backpack food programs (food sent home on the weekends) in the past but we are waiting to be put back in the program. The waiting means that my students don't receive food to take home on the weekends.

My Project

I'm requesting a variety of snacks for my students to take home on the weekends. Many of my students were part of the backpack food program and now that we aren't receiving the food, my students are suffering. These snacks will also be used in class since our lunch is later in the day and most of my kids say their stomachs hurt because they're hungry before lunch.

Donations to this project will help make a difference in my students' lives.

It will help them focus on their work in class instead of feeling sick from being hungry and it will help them not be so worried about not eating on the weekends. A bag of crackers sounds like a small thing, but when you don't have much at home, it goes a long way.

Ms. Glassford
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frito Lay Variety Packs Baked, 60 Count • $39.99 1 $39.99
Pepperidge Farm Cheddar Goldfish 1.5-oz., 72/Cs • $29.99 1 $29.99
Cheez-it Baked Snack Crackers Original, 1.5-oz, 60/Case • $27.99 1 $27.99
Honey Maid Cinnamon Graham Sticks 1.75-oz Bag, 60/Case • $27.99 1 $27.99
Brothers-All Natural Fruit Crisps, Fuji Apples, 0.35-oz, 12/Box • $12.99 2 $25.98
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars Variety Pack, 8/Box • $3.99 6 $23.94
Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Bars Assorted Flavors, 1.3 oz., 24/Box • $21.99 1 $21.99
Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats 2.13oz., 12/Box • $9.99 2 $19.98
Grandma's Cookies Variety Pack, 2.5-oz., 36/Case • $16.99 1 $16.99
Twizzlers Tub, Individually Wrapped, 33.3oz., 105/Tub • $7.99 2 $15.98
Anderson Pretzels Mini Pretzels, 40oz. • $7.99 2 $15.98
Austin Zoo Animal Crackers 2-oz., 36/Case • $14.99 1 $14.99
Keebler Sandwich Crackers Cheese & Peanut Butter Filling, 8 per Package, 12 Packages per Pack • $7.09 2 $14.18
Keebler Sandwich Crackers CLUB & Cheddar Filling, 8 per Package, 12 Packages per Pack • $7.09 2 $14.18

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