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Mrs. Stafford from Brandon FL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Feed the Homeless

Help me give my students peanut butter and jelly to feed the less fortunate.

  • $277 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students work hard and try their best to make themselves and their school better. My students are eager to learn and motivated to achieve anything that will better them in the future workplace. My students also provide for our community by making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless. We are a part of the Academy of Information Technology (STEM) on our campus and are also members of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).

We want to do more for the homeless in our community.

My school has approximately 1900 students from all walks of life, but about 70% of them come from low-income families and neighborhoods. Our PB&J project teaches our students to give back to those that are less fortunate than them.

My Project

We need peanut butter, jelly, and bags to make our sandwiches and the juices are to give to the student volunteers for helping out after school. Our Feed the Homeless project is ongoing all year. Every two weeks, we meet after school to make PB&J sandwiches. It usually takes us about two hours to make sandwiches out of 15 loaves of bread. The bread is purchased through our FBLA club. This past year we have survived on donations of peanut butter and jelly.

We want to make even more sandwiches for the homeless this year.

Through this project, the students are learning to give back to the less fortunate in their community. For many of our students, this is their first experience in donating their time.

Mrs. Stafford
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Welch's Concord Grape Jelly (30 oz., 2 pk.) • Amazon Business $12.93 5 $64.65
Tropicana Kids Organic Juice Drink Pouches, Variety Pack, 5.5 Ounce, 32 Count • Amazon Business $13.19 4 $52.76
Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, 40 Ounce (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $46.32 1 $46.32
Safeguard Nitrile Disposable Gloves, Powder free, Food Grade Gloves, Latex Free, 100 Pc. Dispenser Pack, Extra Large Size, Blue • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
Ziploc Sandwich bag 500 ct • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$201.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.41

Total project goal

$276.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.09

5 Donors

-$276.09

Donations toward project cost

-$234.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.41

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$0.00

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