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Mrs. Callahan-George from Cincinnati OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Going Green

Help me give my students plates and silverware so we do not have to keep buying plastic and paper products.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach students with a wide variety of disabilities that are moderate to intense. This year I taught 7th-12th graders. With their unique qualities they bring a ray of sunshine to all of us every day. I have never felt as needed and accepted as this year with this group of students. With their intense needs they are in need of a lot of outlets in order to digress behaviors that come up.

I teach 33 students with 3 other teachers and 8 Para Professionals.

The students come from low economic backgrounds, mostly with no father figure in the pictures. They are provided free breakfast and lunches. They are not immune to lives full of turmoil and strife and have seen more heartache than many of us. Yet they live on and gladly attend school daily. Most do not miss any days of school. They do not have the necessities that we have in our daily lives.

My Project

Cooking in our classroom weekly-for Living Skills, we have to buy a lot of paper and plastic products, as the students want to try what they have made. We are also in need of measuring cups and spoons that will hold up to our usage. We will use the plates and silverware to eat on and with.

In order to save funds and go green, we are opting to use actual silverware and plates.

We are opting for stainless steel as it will not rust and it is heavy duty and Corelle plates that do not break. We use these items weekly and it will help us go green while we are learning life skills of cooking.

Mrs. Callahan-George
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 33 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Corelle Square Pure White 9-Inch Plate Set (6-Piece) • Amazon Business $20.49 7 $143.43
Corelle Winter Frost White 6-3/4-Inch Plate Set (6-Piece) • Amazon Business $14.02 7 $98.14
KitchenMade Measuring Cups Stainless Steel 6 Piece Stackable Set • Amazon Business $24.97 2 $49.94
Hiware 12-piece Good Stainless Steel Dinner Forks Cutlery Set, 8 Inches • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Winco 0005-01 12-Piece Dots Teaspoon Set, 18-0 Stainless Steel • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
New Star Foodservice 43112 Stainless Steel 18/8 Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90

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