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  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Mercado
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Feeding First Grade Brains

Help me give my students get snacks to give them a full belly for learning!

My Students

I teach a single gender class in a Title I school. There are 16 girls in my class who love to read, write, participate in number talks, math groups, and learn every day. They come to school ready to learn, and they are excited about new opportunities.

Being from a low-income and high poverty school, my students face several challenges daily inside and outside of the classroom.

One of my goals is to have a comfortable and safe environment where my students feel like they can be their creative selves all day.

My Project

It is always hard to work on anything with an empty stomach. Your thoughts always go to "what's for lunch?" or "will I get snack today?" Imagine having those thoughts as a six year old.

This project will ensure that my students have a snack available daily, and breakfast items when needed.

Chips, pop-tarts, goldfish, granola bars, crackers and other snack foods will give my students breakfast items due to students missing breakfast because the bell rang, or their was no food for them at home. This project will help get snacks in their bellies to help my students focus on learning and community rather than their empty stomachs.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 1.5 Oz., 72/Carton (13539) • Quill.com $29.74 1 $29.74
Keebler Snack Mix, Variety, 42/Carton (220-00406) • Quill.com $29.49 1 $29.49
M&M Keebler Cookies 30/PK • Quill.com $20.14 1 $20.14
Rice Krispies Treats Bars, Marshmallow, 0.78 Oz., 60/Carton (17120) • Quill.com $20.14 1 $20.14
Quaker Chewy Bars, Variety, 0.84 oz., 60/Box (220-00434) • Quill.com $17.84 1 $17.84
SNICKERS, M&M'S & TWIX Individually Wrapped Candy, 2 lb. 60 Piece Variety Mix Bag (225-00033) • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
Kellogg's Cereal Assortment Pack Mini Boxes 30/CS • Quill.com $16.65 1 $16.65
Pop Tarts Bars, Strawberry & Brown Sugar Cinnamon, 48/Carton (220-00456) • Quill.com $15.72 1 $15.72
Gardetto's Original Club 1.75 Ounce Bags, Pack of 42 (GEM49448) • Quill.com $15.29 1 $15.29
Haribo Gold-Bears Gummy, Fruit, 0.4 Oz., 54/Carton (209-00181) • Quill.com $12.74 1 $12.74

Materials cost

$194.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.60

Total project goal

$283.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.99

6 Donors

-$238.85

Donations toward project cost

-$218.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.83

match offer

-$27.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$23.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The DonorsChoose.org Community and 6 other donors.

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