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Ms. Cheng from Corona NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Food for Thought

My students need snacks to keep them energized and stay focused on their class work.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a public school in NYC with a high immigrant population. It is a low income/high poverty area. Despite the learning and economic challenges my students face, they are determined to work hard and succeed in school.

Many of my fifth grade students are learning English as a second language, and some of them also have a learning disability.

I try my best to making learning fun and memorable for them through hands-on activities and projects. However, due to their economic struggles, help is needed to purchase school materials.

My Project

My students come to school hungry to learn, and hungry for food. While they are eager to learn, it is hard for them to concentrate and stay focused on their work when their stomachs are growling. They need food to give them the fuel to think.

I would like to provide my students with healthy foods to eat in the morning to keep them energized until lunch time.

They can have snacks such as crackers, granola bars, or pretzels to eat while completing their classwork.

By having healthy snacks available in our classroom, they will be able to be more attentive and perform better in school.

Ms. Cheng
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box • Quill.com $25.49 3 $76.47
Quaker Chewy Granola Bar Variety Pack 60 Count (220-00434) • Quill.com $18.35 3 $55.05
Sunshine Cheez-It Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box • Quill.com $22.94 2 $45.88
Honey Maid Lil' Squares Honey Graham Crackers, 1.06 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Carton (MOZ001932000166) • Quill.com $24.64 1 $24.64
Snyder's of Hanover Pretzel Rods, 27oz Canister • Quill.com $7.90 3 $23.70
Healthy Helpings Natural Animal Crackers 45 oz (220-00464) • Quill.com $11.38 2 $22.76
Nabisco Cookie/Cracker Variety Pack, 40/Pack • Quill.com $19.99 1 $19.99
Nature Valley Oats 'n Honey Granola Bars, 49 Count (220-00457) • Quill.com $16.65 1 $16.65
Rice Krispies Treats Minis, 50/Box • Quill.com $7.90 2 $15.80

Materials cost

$300.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.20

Total project goal

$394.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.65

5 Donors

-$197.32

Donations toward project cost

-$167.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.60

match offer

-$197.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$167.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.60

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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