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Teacher Herrera from Trenton NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Keep Students Warm For Winter

My students need school uniforms, hats, gloves, tissues, socks, sneakers, and hygiene products for students that are homeless.

  • $971 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school district does not have a center that provides homeless students with clothing and basic items to keep warm during the winter months. Students are English language learners (ELLs) who are learning the English language in addition to their native languages. The ELLs in my classroom represent diverse languages and cultures from around the world. The majority of my students in the United States come from Spanish-speaking countries. These Hispanic children may have many things in common such as customs, foods, dances, values, and the Spanish language. However, there are also many rich cultural differences within and between countries like Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, and El Salvador.

My Project

I have requested uniforms for both boys and girls in a variety of sizes. I have also requested items to keep my students warm during the winter months. Hats, gloves, socks, sneakers, pants, shirts, and hygiene products will help my students come to school everyday ready to learn. This project will benefit those students who truly cannot afford anything and some are homeless This project will benefit my students that come to school in ripped and broken zippered pants, shirts that are brown when they should be white, and shoes that are too small.

These uniforms will help students focus on their school work without tears and anger about the way they look.

A student's spirit can be crushed in a matter of seconds when they don't have clean clothes and basic things to keep them warm while walking to school. Help us keep the students comfortable, and dressed for success!

Teacher Herrera
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bienzoe Little Boy's School Uniforms Flat Front Adjust Waist Pants Khaki Size 6 • Amazon Business $18.98 8 $151.84
Bienzoe Big Boy's School Uniforms Flat Front Adjust Waist Pants Khaki Size 8 • Amazon Business $18.98 3 $56.94
DADAWEN Kid's Breathable Outdoor Hiking Sneakers Strap Athletic Running Shoes Blue/Yellow US Size 1 M Little Kid • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Reebok Little Kid Classic Leather Sneaker,Black,1.5 M US Little Kid • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Bienzoe Girl's School Uniforms Stretchy Twill Adjust Waist Flat Front Pants Khaki Size 6 • Amazon Business $18.98 2 $37.96
Bienzoe Girl's School Uniforms Stretchy Twill Adjust Waist Flat Front Pants Khaki Size 8 • Amazon Business $18.98 2 $37.96
PUMA Unisex-Kids ST Runner NL Velcro Sneaker, Paradise Pink White, 1.5 M US Little Kid • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Bienzoe Girl's School Uniforms Stretchy Twill Adjust Waist Flat Front Pants Khaki Size 6X • Amazon Business $17.98 2 $35.96
PUMA Unisex-Kids ST Runner NL Velcro Sneaker, Orchid-Peacoat, 2 M US Little Kid • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Dockers Little Boys' Uniform Long Sleeve Performance Polo, Light Blue, Large/7 • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Amazon Brand - Solimo Facial Tissues, 160 Tissues per Box (18 Flat Boxes) • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Boy Sneakers Hook and Loop Kids Sports Running Shoes Comfortable Lightweight(8.5, Blue) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
HOBIBEAR Girls Knit Running Shoes Breathable Lightweight Mesh Athletic Sneakers Pink • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
French Toast Boys' Long-Sleeve Pique Polo Shirt, Light Blue, Medium/10-12 Husky • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
French Toast Big Boys' Long-Sleeve Pique Polo Shirt, Light Blue, X-Large/14-16 • Amazon Business $11.41 2 $22.82
Boys Dress Socks, Cute Soft Kids Crew Sock, Comfort Stylish Patterned Colorful Fun Bulk Pack (12 Pairs Funky Stripes, 6-8) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Bienzoe Girl's Stretchy Pleated Durable School Uniforms Jumper Khaki 8 • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
French Toast Big Boys Short Sleeve Pique Polo, Light Blue, Large/10/12 • Amazon Business $9.47 2 $18.94
benetia Boys Soft Cotton Underwear 6 -Pack Size 8 7 • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
12 Pairs Winter Magic Gloves for Kids, Stretchy Warm Bulk Pack Boys Girls Children (12 Pairs Assorted Solids B) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
KS92 Girls Dress Khaki Button Back School Pleated Hem Size 7 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
JINDENG Boys Girls Running Shoes Breathable Mesh Casual Sneakers Light Weight School Sport Walking Shoes Green,30 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dickies Big Boys' Short Sleeve Pique Polo Shirt, Light Blue, X-Large (18/20) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Fruit of the Loom Little Girls' Brief, Assorted, 6(Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

Materials cost

$783.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$825.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.65

Total project goal

$970.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$970.99

21 Donors

-$969.22

Donations toward project cost

-$825.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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