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Ms. Pinckney from New York NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Health & Wellness Cooking Club

Help me give my students a cooking club learning a life skill. This club is an opportunity for students to learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to cook. Using professional training practices and procedures in the kitchen.

  • $700 goal

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My Students

Our students come to us from a variety of ethnic cultures. Students at our jr high school and high school are participating in a cooking club. This club is an opportunity for students to learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to cook. Using professional training practices, teaching health and awareness so that students will be equipped to cook for their families at home, peers at school, or begin pursuing a deeper love of cooking that could translate to a job, vocational, culinary program college or university post- graduation.

My Project

Our students come to us from a variety of ethnic cultures. These materials will help our students learn and develop culinary skills. These skills can be applied at home and in life. As we continue to engage and explore new learning, students' good health continues to be a priority. This club is an opportunity for students to learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to cook. Using professional training practices, this club is an opportunity for students to learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to cook. Students will learn knife skills, how to handle various produce and proteins, how to balance flavors, how to prepare popular and relevant dishes, and how to correct common cooking issues. Students will be equipped to cook for their families at home or begin pursuing a deeper love of cooking. Cooking will help us comprehend different cultures, customs, and flavors from around the world. We will also learn life skills such as healthy eating, and body wellness through this cooking club. Creating healthy meals, and snacks, and teaching students how to create meals geared towards a healthier eating lifestyle.

Ms. Pinckney
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of 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 20 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
T-fal, Dishwasher Safe Cookware Set, 18 Piece, Red Initiatives Nonstick Inside • Amazon Business $107.89 1 $107.89
Hamilton Beach 4-Slice Countertop Toaster Oven with Bake Pan, Stainless Steel (31143) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Aoran Pancake Indoor Grill Electric 22 inch Extra Large Electric Griddle ,Family sized Griddle Electric Non-stick for Pancakes,Burgers, Quesadillas,Breakfast, Lunch ,Cast Aluminum Griddle JP-001D 1600W • Amazon Business $59.90 1 $59.90
Cast Iron Skillet Set - 8" + 10" + 12"-Inch Dual Handle Frying Pans + Silicone Handle Holder Covers + Pan Scraper - Pre-Seasoned Oven, Grill, Stovetop, Induction Safe Cookware - Indoor/Outdoor Use • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
vancasso Baking Dish, Casserole Dish Set of 3, Baking Dishes for Oven Ceramic Bakeware Set Rectangular Lasagna Pan, Stoneware Casserole Baking Dish for Lasagna, Banquet and Daily, Blue • Amazon Business $46.99 1 $46.99
Knife Set, 17 Pcs Kitchen Knife Set Dishwasher Safe, 13 Black Non-Stick Coating Stainless Knives, Knife Block Set with Acrylic Stand, Chef Knife, 6 Steak Knives, Scissors, Peeler and Knife Sharpener • Amazon Business $38.22 1 $38.22
Silicone Cooking Utensil Set, Umite Chef Kitchen Utensils with Stainless Steel Handle, 26 Pcs Kitchen Spatula Set, Non-stick Heat Resistant Silicone, Best Kitchen Gadget Tools Set - Black(BPA Free) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
7 Piece Mixing Bowls with Lids for Kitchen, YIHONG Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls Set Ideal for Baking, Prepping, Cooking and Serving Food, Nesting Metal Bowls for Space Saving Storage • Amazon Business $25.98 1 $25.98
Syntus 12 Pack Bib Apron Waterdrop Resistant with 2 Pockets Cooking Kitchen Apron for Women, Men Chef, BBQ Drawing Apron Bulk, Black • Amazon Business $23.70 1 $23.70
Oven Mitts 1 Pair of Quilted Terry Cloth Lining,Extra Long Professional Heat Resistant Kitchen Oven Gloves,16 Inch • Amazon Business $10.96 2 $21.92
Measuring Cups and Spoons Set 11 Piece. Includes 10 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons and Cups Set and 1 Plastic Measuring Cup. Liquid Measuring Cups Set and Dry Metal Measuring Cup Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Hiware Extra Large Bamboo Cutting Board for Kitchen, Heavy Duty Wood Cutting Board with Juice Groove, 100% Organic Bamboo, Pre Oiled, 18" x 12" • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
KitchenAid Classic Multifunction Can Opener / Bottle Opener, 8.34-Inch, Black • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
G & S Metal Products Company ProBake Teflon Xtra Nonstick Cookie Sheet Baking Pan, 15.5"x10.2"x2.1", Gray • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
OJelay Round Cake Pans Set of 2, Nonstick 9 Inch Cake Pan With Handle Rainbow Layer Cake Baking Pan • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Stainless Steel Colander With Handle and Legs, Large Metal Pink Strainer for Pasta, Spaghetti, Berry, Veggies, Fruits, Noodles, Salads, 5-quart 10.5” Kitchen Food Mesh Colander, Dishwasher Safe • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Hyzrz Cute Girls Bowknot Funny Aprons Lady's Kitchen Restaurant Women's Cake Apron with Pocket (Black) • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69

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