You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Olsen from Lowell MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Happy and Healthy Students Make a Happy and Healthy Teacher

My students need hand sanitizer, tissues, and wipes to keep our classroom clean and healthy so we can prevent the spread of germs this school year!

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a mix of students in every sense of the word. I have students who are special education, general education, English learners, and have social-emotional disorders. 100% of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. Many of my students go home to little academic support or resources because they come from single-parent households, their parents are working multiple jobs or second and third shifts at work, and in some extreme cases are living in shelters or temporary housing. For most, being in school is what they look forward to.

My students do not let these disadvantages get in their way.

They are enthusiastic learners who work hard and persevere! They want to learn and succeed​ but need the tools to do so. They brighten my day by saying "I missed you!" after each vacation and by coming back to visit me the following year. And at the end of class saying "That was fun." I want to give them the best education I can by fostering their enthusiasm for learning while having fun!

My Project

My great-grandmother would always say as we were leaving "Happy and healthy! Happy and healthy!" Those words ring in my head now that I am an adult with my students. We share a lot in our classroom from the tables we work at, to our personal whiteboards, to laptops and board games. Germs can spread and we could easily get sick.

Attendance Matters!

One way that I can do my part to keep my students coming to school is provide a clean and healthy classroom. We are in need of hand sanitizer and tissues so we can have clean hands and noses without leaving the room. We are in need of Clorox wipes to keep our shared spaces clean every day! We are in need of whiteboard and laptop wipes to clean after each use. Our classroom will be a clean and sanitized place for learning. Thank your for your support of this project and fostering so many happy and healthy students!

Mrs. Olsen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Olsen is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo - Marker Board Towlettes - Disposable Wet Wipes, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $44.45 2 $88.90
Endust for Electronics, Multi-surface cleaning wipes, Bulk 12-pack, 70 wipes each, Great computer equipment wipes, electronics wipes (259000P12) • Amazon Business $53.18 1 $53.18
Kleenex Ultra Soft & Strong Facial Tissues, 70 Tissues per Flat Box (12 Count) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack - Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend - 3 Canisters - 75 Wipes each • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Original, Pump Bottle, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96

Materials cost

$213.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.48

Total project goal

$289.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.88

3 Donors

-$144.94

Donations toward project cost

-$123.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.74

match offer

-$144.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lowell","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5564097],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3579053,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/happy-and-healthy-students-make-a-happy/3579053/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":60,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Olsen","authorIds":{"5564097":{"owner":"Mrs. Olsen","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3579053],"proposalHash":"-1390857451","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21221126,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTYyNzQ2","NTgzOTk0OA==","NTgyNDE2MA==","NTYzNzQ1Mw=="],"teacherId":5564097,"schoolCounty":"Middlesex","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}