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Teacher Pena from Brooklyn NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! Lillian's Bistro Needs Pantry Supplies!

My students need pantry supplies such as rice, olive oil, beans, flour, and other pantry supplies to sustain Lillian's Bistro!

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have varying forms of learning disabilities. Eager to come to school every day, my students require an "out of the box" approach to education. In order to keep my students coming to school, the school is set up as a vocational training site. This style of education gives students skills to enter the workforce with. Often judged by the world for being labeled as an individual with a learning disability, my students need individuals in their lives who will always be there for them and show them that through hard work, you can get what you want!

In order to keep Lillian's Bistro running for our students, we desperately need pantry supplies, that our budget does not allow us to purchase.

With these pantry items, my students will not become frustrated due to limited supplies and will be able to improve their work readiness skills in the Lillian's Bistro work readiness program. Together we can drastically improve the everyday instructional program of my students!

My Project

Lillian's Bistro is a daily work-training program for my students who are diagnosed with various forms of learning disabilities. Unfortunately, due to school budgets, my students some times do not have the luxury to cook because we can not afford to purchase supplies. Rather than sit back and wait for money to show up, we are striving to make a difference in the every day instructional program of my students. Together we can all come and show my students that their skills based education is important and will guide them towards a career upon graduation. Be the first, be the next and more importantly be the last person to change the dynamics of Lillian's Bistro!

Teacher Pena
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore Tuna in Vegetable Oil, 5 Ounce Can (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $36.00 2 $72.00
Kirkland Signature Premium Chunk Chicken Breast Packed in Water, 12.5 Ounce, 6 Count • Amazon Business $21.21 2 $42.42
Pure Wesson Vegetable Oil - 1.25 gal • Amazon Business $19.95 2 $39.90
Goya Red Kidney Beans Habichuelas Coloradas Premium- 15.5 Oz Cans (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $18.47 2 $36.94
Goya Black Beans - Frijoles Negros 15.5 Oz Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $17.50 2 $35.00
Nishiki Premium Rice, Medium Grain, 15-Pound Bag • Amazon Business $16.88 2 $33.76
Barilla Pasta, Angel Hair, 16 Ounce (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $27.80 1 $27.80
Giorgio whole sliced Mushrooms, 4 0z. Cans,12 Count • Amazon Business $22.20 1 $22.20
Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 liters • Amazon Business $20.60 1 $20.60
Kokuho Calrose Rice Yellow, 15 Pound • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Gold Medal, All Purpose Flour, 10 lb • Amazon Business $4.19 4 $16.76
Bush's Best Pinto Beans -16 oz cans (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Kirkland Golden Sweet Corn-15.25 oz, 12 ct • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Barilla Pasta, Spaghetti, 16 Ounce (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Better than Bouillon Clam Base 8 oz • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16

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