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Ms. Kemp from Oakland CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Shoo the Flu!

My students need antibacterial gel, antibacterial wipes, and antiviral tissues so they can stay healthy and stay in school!

  • $970 goal

This project expired on June 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in an urban area. The school has an estimated enrollment of 400 students for the 2017-2018 school year in grades TK-5 with 15 classrooms. Additionally, we house a state Pre-K program. About 92.5% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, and 48% are English Language Learners. At our school, 46% of the students are Latino, 35% are African-American, 10% are Asian, and 3% are Filipino.

The school has established a culture of continuous school improvement and has a team of teachers, parents, and administrators who are committed to creating the best possible learning environment for students.

Teachers meet weekly for a sixty-minute period during the workday in their professional learning community to analyze student performance data, set goals and share instructional strategies. These teacher teams follow a developed agenda and use protocols and defined roles to manage the meetings. These meetings are my school's cornerstone for building a professional learning community and improving student achievement.

My Project

So many of our students have had prolonged or recurring illnesses this flu season. A lot of the children who come to our school do not have adequate sanitation at home, so it is really imperative that they have the ability to clean their hands and desk at school with wipes as well as blow their nose on a clean tissue. As a Math intervention provider, I work with every student in the school. Children are missing out on learning often because they are sick.

Children cannot learn when they are not in school, so we need these items to help keep our student population healthy and present!

Teachers have tried to purchase these items themselves, but the need is too great. We need help from the global community to make sure all the students at our school have a safe, healthy learning environment.

Ms. Kemp
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kleenex Anti-Viral Facial Tissues, 1224 Count • Amazon Business $26.99 16 $431.84
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.94 16 $159.04
Germ-x Hand Sanitizer, Clear, Original, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $15.88 8 $127.04

Materials cost

$717.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$65.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$824.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.48

Total project goal

$969.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$969.86

4 Donors

-$484.93

Donations toward project cost

-$412.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.74

match offer

-$484.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$412.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.74

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$0.00

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