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Ms. M. from Miami FL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed Our Minds

Help me give my students Bestpresso Coffee for Nespresso, Chocolate Candy Bar Variety Pack, and Hershey's Chocolate to help feed my students and keep them motivated.

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are vibrant. My students are energetic. My students are diverse. They are passionate, enduring, and have the future at their fingertips. My students contribute to their school and community, but they are also at a disadvantage.

Most of my students come from broken and/or poverty-stricken homes.

The school hosts an over 90% population that is on free or reduced-price lunch making us a Title I school. Despite the economic state of many of our students, they show us on a daily, how motivated they are. They want to provide a better life for themselves, and they are working hard to try to get there; they want to develop life skills that will allow them to move forward in life.

My Project

Often times we go about our day not realizing what those around us may need. This is true with many of my students. They keep problems such as hunger and lack of hygiene products to themselves, and are unable to truly concentrate on their learning.

Help me get my students a little peace.

At times all my students need is a little snack in order to give their full attention. That is why I am asking for True Clear Purified Bottled Waters, Hershey's Chocolates, Mars Chocolate Full-Size Candy Bars Variety Pack, Chocolate Candy Bar Variety Pack, Hershey's & Reese's & Kit-Kats, Albanese 12 Flavor Gummi Bears, Bestpresso Coffee for Nespresso Original Machine 120 pods and Maruchan Instant Lunches. With these items, students would be able to silence their hunger and turn their attention to learning. With the Degree Shower Clean Dry Protection Antiperspirant Deodorant Sticks, students that do not have access to deodorant will be able to just grab one and not worry about their hygiene. With having a brief moment of relief from hunger and hygiene, I am hoping my students will be able to better learn for the long term.

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
True Clear Purified Bottled Water, 16.9 fl. oz. Bottles, 24/Carton (TC54594) • Staples Advantage $9.65 10 $96.50
Mars Chocolate Full-Size Candy Bars Variety Pack, Pack of 30 (MMM51950) • Staples Advantage $26.99 3 $80.97
Bestpresso Coffee for Nespresso Original Machine 120 pods Certified Genuine Espresso Variety Pack, Pods Compatible with Nespresso Original • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Chocolate Candy Bar Variety Pack, Hershey's & Reese's & Kit-Kat, 18/Pack (246-00349) • Staples Advantage $25.99 3 $77.97
Hershey's Chocolate, Variety, 45 Oz., 30/Box (HEC20650) • Staples Advantage $34.79 2 $69.58
Degree Shower Clean Dry Protection Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick, 0.5 oz (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Albanese 12 Flavor Gummi Bears, Fruity, 80 oz. (50200) • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $3.84 4 $15.36

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