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Mrs. Dotson from Battle Creek MI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full and Focused

Help me give my students the fuel they need to have a great learning day.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Where would students be without a safe place to go? I'll tell you, they would be exposed to things that you could not even imagine. This is why I teach-to give children a safe place to be where they feel loved and cared for. One of the things I take pride in is my students' respect for each other. Having a classroom community where everyone respects one another is very important.

My students are my joy.

I am very proud to watch them succeed in everything that they do. When you have taught a certain subject over and over again and the child finally "gets it," that's the joy I am talking about.

My students are from a rough background. Having to worry about where your next meal is coming from is very stressful on a family. Some students even act out, due to the uncertainty about what is going on at home. I love to have a classroom that is open and honest, where children can feel safe to grow as a whole child.

My Project

Thank you for considering donating to my project. My students are from an urban city in the western part of Michigan. I am teaching first grade this year and the school I am at is title one. All students recieve 100% free lunch.

I would love for my students to have a snack during the day.

This would help with focusing issues due to the hunger they feel. I would like to give every child the opportunity to have something to eat when they please. The snacks I have chosen to put in my classroom are less sugar than other choices. Please consider donating and help fight hunger.

Mrs. Dotson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frito-Lay Baked & Popped Mix Variety Pack, Pack of 40 • Amazon Business $16.98 2 $33.96
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Gluten Free Sweet and Salty Kettle Corn, 1 Ounce Vegan Snack Pack Bags (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $10.52 2 $21.04
Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps Minis Original Flavor, Snack Packs Individual Sized, 24 Count • Amazon Business $9.48 2 $18.96
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers Say Cheeeese Variety with Cheddar • Amazon Business $7.44 2 $14.88
RITZ Peanut Butter Sandwich Cracker Snacks and Cheese Sandwich Crackers, Snack Crackers Variety Pack, 32 Snack Packs • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Nabisco Team Favorites Variety Pack, OREO Mini, CHIPS AHOY! Mini, Teddy Grahams Honey & Barnum's Animal Crackers, 30 Snack Packs • Amazon Business $6.32 2 $12.64

Materials cost

$114.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.76

Total project goal

$171.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.74

2 Donors

-$154.09

Donations toward project cost

-$145.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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