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Mrs. Lockavitch from Bridgeport CT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Food Pantry = Healthy and Happy Students Ready to Learn

Help me give my students a variety of healthy snacks, instant meals and assorted drinks to start their day or take home and have for later.

  • $356 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a speech-language pathologist who currently provides direct services to over 60 students in three inner-city schools in Bridgeport, CT. My students have a variety of disabilities including autism, intellectual delays, fluency disorders, as well as a wide variety of speech and language disorders that impact their success in school. I service both regular education students as well as self-contained special education classrooms. Most of my students come to school hungry and rely of free lunch and breakfast for their nutritional needs. No student should have to worry about having a good meal or snack to keep them healthy.

My Project

Last year I started a food pantry that I filled with healthy grab and go snacks. The students I service come to me daily and request items to have to start the day as well as grab something to take home in their backpack so the pantry runs out of food quickly. I am requesting a variety of healthy grab and go snacks, such as fruit snacks, popcorn, crackers, breakfast bars, oatmeal, mac and cheese and a variety of snack packs to fill up the pantry.

This project will add individual sized snacks to the pantry where my students can come in during the day and grab an item to eat in school to start the day or take home so they know they will have something for later.

Please help me fill the pantry so my kids have access to healthy snacks and easy to cook foods. I want to make sure all my students are ready to learn and have access to food and don't have to worry about when their next meal will be.

Mrs. Lockavitch
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIND Bars, Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate, 8g Protein, Gluten Free, 1.4 Ounce Bars, 24 Count • Amazon Business $36.92 1 $36.92
Austin, Zoo Animal Crackers, Bulk Size, 160 oz (Pack of 80, 2 oz Pouches) • Amazon Business $26.88 1 $26.88
Langers Tropical Variety Pack, 10 oz • Amazon Business $20.35 1 $20.35
belVita Breakfast Biscuits Variety Pack, 5 Count Box, 8.8 Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $20.12 1 $20.12
Quaker Real Medleys, 6 Flavor Variety Pack, 12Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Chef Boyardee Beefaroni, 7.5-Ounce Microwavable Bowls (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $18.16 1 $18.16
Campbell's Chunky Classic Chicken Noodle Soup Microwavable Bowl, 15.25 oz. (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $18.15 1 $18.15
Assorted Candy (32 oz) of Gummy Bears, Skittles, Starburst, Swedish Fish, Twizzlers, Nerds, Sour Patch, for Snacks • Amazon Business $16.25 1 $16.25
Smartfood Popcorn Variety Pack, 40 count • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Frito-Lay Classic Mix Variety Pack, 35 Count • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
IZZE Sparkling Juice, 4 Flavor Variety Pack, 8.4 oz Cans, 24 Count • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Quaker Chewy Dipps & Granola Bars, Variety Pack, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed, 0.9 Ounce (80 Count) • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Classic Mix, 29 oz, Variety Pack, Box, Snack Packs, Pack Of 30 • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Single Serve, 1.5 Oz Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Velveeta Original Shells and Cheese Single Serve Microwave Dinner (2.39 oz Cups, 8 Count) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48

Materials cost

$267.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.28

Total project goal

$355.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$355.20

4 Donors

-$226.00

Donations toward project cost

-$207.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.90

match offer

-$111.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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