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Mrs. DeMoss from South Whitley IN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fruits, Veggies...Oh My!

My students need assorted kitchen appliances and resources, to learn how to produce safe and enjoyable vegetable and fruit dishes.

  • $761 goal

This project expired on June 23, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember the days of mom telling you, "Eat your veggies or no dessert?" My students have the same problem but it's the teacher trying to get them to eat healthy.

My students are excited students that want to cook, explore and expand their knowledge in nutrition, wellness and life skills.

The school has about 600 students total so it is a small close knit community. Many students dream of having a family someday but need better nutrition and cooking knowledge to support a healthy lifestyle.

My Project

I teach High School Family and Consumer Sciences in a small community. We have nice kitchen labs but we are missing equipment and materials. I have requested aprons, veggie brushes, colanders that are basic items needed. As well as carving tool set for students to create edible art with fruits and vegetables. We offer Nutrition and Wellness, Intro to Culinary Arts, and Advanced Nutrition and Wellness. I want to challenge my students to know more than apples, oranges and corn.

I love teaching that art of cooking and baking.

Teaching students to love to use garlic and eat zucchini or mangoes is an amazing site. I want students to leave my classroom with the knowledge to prepare safe nutritional dishes for families to enjoy.

Mrs. DeMoss
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 72 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Professional Chef’s Apron • Nasco $4.50 24 $108.00
Sunbeam® Apple-Corer/Slicer • Nasco $3.75 7 $26.25
The Safe Food Handbook: How to Make Smart Choices About Risky Food • Nasco $15.95 1 $15.95
Fruits and Vegetables by Color Poster Set • Nasco $32.95 1 $32.95
Vegetable Brush • Nasco $2.05 7 $14.35
Digital Kitchen Scale - With Bowl • Nasco $17.95 1 $17.95
Good Cook® 5-Qt. Colander • Nasco $2.90 7 $20.30
Fruits & Vegetables Terrific Trimmers® Variety Pack • Nasco $6.00 1 $6.00
Carving Tool Set • Nasco $16.65 7 $116.55
Food Safety Mat, Set of 4 • Nasco $8.20 7 $57.40
NESCO® Food Dehydrator • Nasco $44.50 1 $44.50
Keep Your Food Safe Poster • Nasco $12.50 1 $12.50
Glo Germ™ Kit with UV Flashlight • Nasco $79.95 1 $79.95

Materials cost

$552.65

Vendor shipping charges

$55.26

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$646.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.04

Total project goal

$760.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$760.24

1 Donor

-$380.12

Donations toward project cost

-$323.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.02

match offer

-$380.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$323.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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