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Ms. McElroy from Florence SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Healthy Teeth and Healthy Rewards

My students need toothbrushes, toothpaste, and small prize items to use as rewards instead of candy.

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is full of wonderful, kind and caring students who come from all walks of life. Even though I have students who have a difficult time bringing the basic supplies to school, they come to school ready and eager to learn. I look forward to greeting each student every morning as they enter my classroom door. The smiles and "good mornings" that I receive in return make my day.

Our students enter the doors of our colorful school knowing that the staff is prepared to help them reach their potential of being college and career ready.

My Project

Many of my students need more than just the basic reading, writing, and arithmetic lessons. They need items in order to come to school. I would like to provide the students with a toothbrush and toothpaste so they can keep brushing their teeth in the morning before coming to school to keep their teeth nice and healthy.

I like to reward my students for making the correct choices while in school.

Our school is part of a healthy choices initiative, so instead of handing my students a piece of candy when they deserve a reward, I like to place items in a treasure drawer and have them choose a nonfood item as their reward.

My students enjoy being rewarded and I appreciate you choosing to help me to keep on rewarding them with healthy items like keychains and squishy animals.

Ms. McElroy
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 24 students.

39 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RIN Squishy Farm Critters - Box of 12 Animals • Amazon Business $12.39 6 $74.34
GUM Crayola Pip-Squeaks Kids Toothbrush - Ultrasoft (4 Pack - 1 of Each Character) • Amazon Business $8.81 6 $52.86
Time-killer Emoji Keychain 27 Pack Birthday Party Supplies Favors by Gift for Kids Students Christmas (Pack of 27) • Amazon Business $11.88 2 $23.76
Colgate Kids Cavity Protection Fluoride Toothpaste, Bubble Fruit Flavor, Travel Size 0.85 oz (24g) - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $10.90 2 $21.80
Kangaroo's Flashing LED Light Up Toys, Bumpy Rings, 18-Pack • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76
Daheiniu Mini Pull Back Vehicles Friction Powered Assorted Construction Engineering Vehicles Toy Dump Truck Excavator Bulldozer Ladder Truck Road Roller Sling Van for Kids Toddlers Boys • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$201.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$14.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.90

Total project goal

$292.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$292.64

37 Donors

-$144.87

Donations toward project cost

-$125.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.27

match offer

-$144.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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