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Mr. Gooseman from Wellington MO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Bigger!

Help me allow my students to get a jump start on renewing their life skills classroom!

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in the Special Education Life Skills Classroom. We have a wide variety of grade levels participating in this class. We have found they flourish when doing daily, normal activities some regular education students take for granted.

Specific activities related to life skills have made them excited to come to class!

We have noticed, along with teachers and their parents, becoming more independent, some taking a leadership role and communicating more with non peers. These students are carrying these skills outside of the classroom.

My Project

We grew our life skills class last year to start a coffee shop. It was a huge success! Our students grew not only with life skills, but also socially. We were able to grow the coffee shop and want to grow it a little bit more!

Teachers, peers and parents have been excited with our growth!

I'd like to use these items to continue with our successes and the growth we achieved last year! Money from last years coffee shop was able to take the kids on a social bowling trip with students from a neighboring school, along with a social trip to a park for a chance to play an adaptive version of kickball and restock our shelves. Unfortunately, we have lost our partner that donated the cups for our project. We are wanting to get a kick start to the school year to also purchase more life skills items from the money from the coffee shop.

Mr. Gooseman
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
80 Pack 16 OZ Hot Paper Coffee Cups with Travel Lids- Insulated Ripple Takeout Coffee Cups For Coffee, Tea, Hot or Cold Beverage by ZMYBCPACK • Amazon Business $21.99 5 $109.95
Luxor EC111-B Tub Storage Cart 3 Shelves - Black,32" x 18" • Amazon Business $75.18 1 $75.18
Cha4TEA 36-Count Peppermint Tea K Cups for Keurig K-Cup • Amazon Business $13.65 3 $40.95
American Lifetime [Newest Version] Day Clock - Extra Large Impaired Vision Digital Clock with Battery Backup & 5 Alarm Options - White • Amazon Business $39.55 1 $39.55
McCafe Premium Roast Keurig K Cup Coffee Pods (36 Count) • Amazon Business $15.36 2 $30.72
Orville Redenbachers Gourmet Popcorn Movie Theater Butter 12 Count. Mini Single • Amazon Business $9.87 3 $29.61
Cha4TEA 36-Count Herbal Chai Tea K Cups for Keurig K-Cup • Amazon Business $14.67 2 $29.34
Grove Square Cappuccino, French Vanilla, 24 Count Single Serve Cups • Amazon Business $8.40 3 $25.20
Benail 150 Pack 12 oz Round Disposable Bowls Eco-friendly 100% Natural Sugarcane Biodegradable Compostable Bagasse Tree Free and Plastic Free (150) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

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