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Ms. Porter from Detroit MI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Keep Us Clean and Healthy

My students need disinfecting wipes, laundry detergent, storage bags, soap, healthy snacks and other basic necessities for keeping us clean and healthy throughout the school year.

  • $1,000 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My pre-K students come into our classroom every day looking forward to a new learning opportunity. One of their favorite parts of the day is called small group time. During this time, students work alongside 8 other students and me to develop their kindergarten readiness skills.

I expose them to different types of student-friendly activities that tap into the 7 domains of Early Childhood Development.

These domains are gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive, social-emotional, adaptive and moral.

I want my students to have a positive view of school and to feel successful in grades to come. I teach at a Title I school in a large city in Michigan where almost all of my students are living at or below the poverty line. Many of my students had no prior experiences with basic kindergarten readiness skills before entering my classroom.

Despite their struggles, my students deserve the best classroom environment, one that allows them to blossom in the previously mentioned areas.

My Project

Daily cleaning and healthy snacks are huge parts of the preschool classroom. Everything from dress up clothes to computers must be properly cleaned and sanitized in a preschool classroom to prevent the spread of germs. I am requesting various cleaning and sanitizing products. These products include Lysol wipes, bleach, laundry detergent, soap, tissue and paper towels. I am also requesting healthy snacks for my students because, I know how hard it can be to focus on learning when you are hungry.

These supplies will help my students and I keep our bodies fueled our classroom clean,run the cootie monsters away.

When a classroom is properly cared for, students are exposed to fewer germs which will cut down on the number of sick students. And fewer sick students means that the amount of sick days will decrease and classroom attendance will improve. Furthermore, when a body's basic need for food and water is met, little minds can focus more on academics. This means more preschoolers are in the classroom learning awesome new things.

Ms. Porter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tide HE Free & Gentle Laundry Detergent, 150 fl. oz • Staples Advantage $22.99 6 $137.94
HOUSECLEANING TOOLS ONLY - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $42.59 2 $85.18
Ziploc Sandwich Bags Commercial 500 CT • Staples Advantage $36.99 2 $73.98
Bounty Paper Towels, White, 1 Regular Roll, 30/CT • Staples Advantage $69.99 1 $69.99
Juicy Juice, Slim Variety Pack, Apple, Berry, Grape, Punch, 6.75 oz., 32/CT • Staples Advantage $25.99 2 $51.98
Ziploc 1 Quart Double Zipper Storage Bags Commercial 500 CT • Staples Advantage $48.99 1 $48.99
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $47.99 1 $47.99
Swiffer Wet Jet Refill Cloths, 24/Pack (PGC 08443) • Staples Advantage $19.69 2 $39.38
Chicopee Chix Competitive Wet Wipes For Light Duty Tasks, 2/Case • Staples Advantage $35.99 1 $35.99
Puffs Ultra Soft Facial Tissues, 56 Tissues/Cube, 24/CT • Staples Advantage $31.29 1 $31.29
Ziploc 1 Gallon Zipper Storage Bags Commercial 250/Case • Staples Advantage $28.99 1 $28.99
Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Oz Pouch, 80/Bx • Staples Advantage $26.11 1 $26.11
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon and Lime Blossom Scent, 110 Wipes/Tub • Staples Advantage $7.79 3 $23.37
Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, & Strawberry, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Softsoap Pump Refills, Aquarium Series Antibacterial Hand Soap Refill, 56oz. • Staples Advantage $10.79 2 $21.58
Standard-Duty Natural Paper Bags, #6, 11 1/16"H x 6"W x 3 5/8"D, 500/Cs • Staples Advantage $19.49 1 $19.49
Rice Krispies Treat Original, 60/Ct • Staples Advantage $18.99 1 $18.99
Pure Life Purified Bottled Water, 8 fl. oz., Bottle, 24/Ct, Blue • Staples Advantage $7.49 2 $14.98

Materials cost

$799.21

Vendor shipping charges

$8.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$849.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.95

Total project goal

$999.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$999.67

1 Donor

-$499.83

Donations toward project cost

-$424.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.97

match offer

-$499.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$424.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.98

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$0.00

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