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Mr. Belsky from Oakland CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Food for Thought!

My students need critical school supplies such as pencils, nutritious snacks (many do not eat before or during school) and many students say they would like tea!

  • $517 goal

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My Students

My 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are creative, caring problem solvers who love their families and community and want to do their best in life.

Our school's mission is to empower all students to be creative community leaders by providing them with a strong academic foundation, equipping them with 21st century skills, and instilling a community ethic.

Our students focus their learning through curiosity, reliability, empathy, affirmation, teamwork and strong effort, preparing them to be the leaders of tomorrow!

My Project

Due to family pressure and life circumstances, many of my students do not have the opportunity to eat at home and often come to school without any food. Many do not eat the food at our school for a variety of reasons. I want to be able to provide students with nutritious snacks (they will like) so they can engage in my class and succeed. Quite surprisingly many students request tea from me and I would like to be able to offer tea to them!

I am also in need of critical supplies (such as pencils) since many students are not able to bring baseline supplies to school.

Mr. Belsky
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 165 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maruchan Ramen Instant Lunch - 10 flavor Variety 12 pack 2.25 oz each - with Limited Edition By The Cup Spoons • Amazon Business $15.00 3 $45.00
Crayola Colored Pencils Bulk, 24 Packs of 12-Count • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Organic Green Tea Leaves from Himalayas (30 Tea Bags), 100% Natural Detox Tea, Weigh Loss Tea & Slimming Tea, RICH NATURAL IN ANTI-OXIDANTS, World's Finest Green Tea Loose Leaf, Packed at Source • Amazon Business $13.25 3 $39.75
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, 25% Less Sugar Variety Pack, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $12.02 3 $36.06
Hawaiian Islands Tea Company Tropical Tea Assortment, 20 Count, Net Wt. 1.27 Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Nut Harvest Lightly Roasted Almonds, 3oz,16 Count • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Disposable Coffee Cups With Lids - 16 oz To Go Coffee Cups (90 Set) With Sleeves and Tight Lids Prevent Leaks. Paper Hot Cup Holds Shape With Hot, Cold Drinks. Insulated to Protect Fingers from Heat! • Amazon Business $27.45 1 $27.45
WELCH'S Fruit Punch and Island Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $11.19 2 $22.38
Larabar Gluten Free Bar, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, 1.6 oz Bars (16 Count) • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Numi Organic Tea Emperor's Pu-erh, Full Leaf Black Pu-erh Tea, 16 Count non-GMO Tea Bags, Net WT. 1.13 oz • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Keebler Peanut Butter Cracker Pack Cheese, 37.26 Ounce • Amazon Business $7.36 2 $14.72
KIND Bars, Caramel Almond & Sea Salt, Gluten Free, Low Sugar, 1.4oz, 12 Count • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Variety Pack Classic Mix, (Box of 30 bags) • Amazon Business $10.38 1 $10.38
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18

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