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Ms. Escherich from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Special Education Class Start Our Cafe!

Help me give my students start up our annual special education cafe program!

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Summarizing a typical day in my classroom is not an easy task as no two days are alike! In general, my students participate in a variety of tasks, all aimed at increasing their independence as they become young adults. My goal for my students is that they grow into positive members of society.

My students are freshmen through seniors in a cluster program for students with moderate cognitive impairments.

Their abilities and disabilities all vary from readers to non-readers, from those who can solve word problems to those who are still working on learning their colors and numbers. Although they are different, they have one thing in common: their determination. My students work hard to exceed the world's expectations of them. My school is a large Chicago public high school. The students here are incredibly supportive of my students and welcome them as central members of the school community.

My Project

This project is to help my students start up our annual cafe program. I teach a special education life skills program for high school students, as part of our program we are teaching job skills. This cafe helps facilitate that, this program has truly helped our students grow. Unfortunately, we had just stocked up on our supplies right before school was released due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a result, we lost all of our inventory as well as our profits which we would typically use to restock for the following school year. We need your help to start our program next year!

Ms. Escherich
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Coffee Mate Liquid .375oz Variety Pack (4 Flavors) 200 Count • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Folgers Classic Roast Medium Roast Ground Coffee, 30.5 Ounces (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $41.52 1 $41.52
Cookies Variety Pack Assortment Sampler Individually Wrapped Cookies Bulk Care Package (30 Count) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Nestle Coffee mate Coffee Creamer, Vanilla Caramel, Liquid Creamer Singles, Box of 180 Singles • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Frito-Lay Fun Times Mix Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $15.54 1 $15.54
Welch's Fruit n Yogurt Snacks Combo Pack, .8 Ounces, 46 Count • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Nestle Hot Chocolate Packets, Hot Cocoa Mix, Rich Chocolate Flavor, Made with Real Cocoa, 50 Count (0.71 Oz each), 35.5 Oz • Amazon Business $5.51 1 $5.51

Materials cost

$183.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.13

Total project goal

$254.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.21

2 Donors

-$254.21

Donations toward project cost

-$216.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.13

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$0.00

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