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Mrs. Diaz from Whitestone NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Make My Classroom Healthy And Well Equipped!

My students need healthy snacks to help fuel their day and keep them energized.

  • $367 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach eighth-grade social studies to special education and general education students. I want to make sure my students have access to the basic supplies they need to be successful in school. Students in my school come from many different backgrounds and have a lot to offer. More than half of the students are from low‑income households and for many students, the only safe and happy place they have is coming to school. It is my goal to make the time our students spend in my classrooms the best part of their day.

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

My Project

Donating to this project will help to equip my classroom with healthy and nutritious snacks for our students. I would like to ensure that I have healthy snacks on hand when our students are hungry. Having an ample supply of nutritious foods helps to keep my students healthy and engaged in class. Many students take the public bus to school so sitting down to eat at home, sometimes isn't an option. These students sometimes get in too late to take advantage of the breakfast program. Others work through their lunch periods and miss lunch altogether. Having these nutritious snacks at school will ensure that these students are full and happy.

Mrs. Diaz
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nestle Pure Life Juniors Purified 8 oz. Bottled Water, 24/CS • Staples Advantage $8.49 6 $50.94
Rold Gold Tiny Twists Pretzels, 1 oz. Bags, 88 Bags/Box (FRI32430) • Staples Advantage $43.99 1 $43.99
Healthy Low Calorie Snack Box (700-00005) • Staples Advantage $41.49 1 $41.49
Breakfast Variety Snack Box, 41/Bx • Staples Advantage $41.49 1 $41.49
Sunshine Cheez-It Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box (SUB12261) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, & Strawberry, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Cookies And Crackers, Assorted, 1.38 Oz/Pk, 45 Packs/Bx • Staples Advantage $18.78 1 $18.78
BelVita Breakfast Biscuits, Blueberry, 8 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $14.79 1 $14.79
KIND Healthy Grains Dark Chocolate Chunk Granola Bar, 1.2 oz., 12 Bars/Box • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$277.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$311.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.99

Total project goal

$366.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$366.60

4 Donors

-$346.60

Donations toward project cost

-$294.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.99

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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