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Mrs. Widgeon from Norfolk VA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Healthy Snacks for Happy Learners

Help me give my students a healthy snack to keep them going throughout the school day!

  • $342 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Many of them are being raised in single parent households. I teach at a Title I school in Virginia where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My students participate in a full-day, high-quality instructional program for preschool students identified as at risk for early academic challenges.

In my classroom we work to give these students the best possible start so that they will be successful in kindergarten and beyond. My students are loving, inquisitive, and active. They like to move and love praise.

My Project

My school is 100% free lunch and breakfast. The students get hungry throughout our long school day.

These healthy snacks and drinks will help keep their bellies full and their minds focused on learning.

It is a long school day for my PreK students and many families in my class can not afford to send a daily snack for their child. Snacks such as Goldfish, Sun chips, Rice Krispie treats, pineapple bits, squeeze fruits and veggies, Animal Crackers, and peanut butter filled pretzels will provide variety while allowing the students to soothe their grumbling bellies. The spoons will allow my students to eat the pineapple tibits. The waters will help quench their thirst and the wipes will allow us to make sure their tables are clean before and after they eat. I am want them to have snacks from now till the end of the school year.

By providing for my students’ basic needs they can focus on learning.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dole Pineapple Tidbit Bowls 16 Count (220-00474) • $18.27 2 $36.54
Materne GoGo Squeez Organic Fruit & Veggiez Variety, 3.2 oz, 16 Count • $18.10 2 $36.20
Sunchips Chips, Variety, 1.5 Oz., 60/Carton (FRI67652) • $35.01 1 $35.01
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Fruit Mix, 0.9 Oz., 66/Box (209-00320) • $23.79 1 $23.79
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 58 Oz. (220-00430) • $23.62 1 $23.62
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws Chips, Variety, 1 Oz., 30/Carton (220-00413) • $20.39 1 $20.39
Rice Krispies Treats Bars, Marshmallow, 0.78 Oz., 60/Carton (17120) • $20.14 1 $20.14
Nestle Pure Life Water, 8 Oz., 24/Carton (11476087) • $6.20 3 $18.60
Austin Zoo Animal Crackers, Original, 2 Oz., 36/Carton (10022) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon Fresh, 75 Wipes/Canister (15948) • $5.29 2 $10.58
Anderson Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels, 2-3/4 lbs. • $8.49 1 $8.49
Quill Brand Heavy-Duty Plastic Cutlery Spoons, White, 100/Box • $5.35 1 $5.35

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