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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 soap and paper towels to wash their hands with while at school.

  • $780 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in an urban area. The school has an estimated enrollment of four hundred students for the 2017-2018 school year, in grades TK-5, with fifteen 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, forty-six percent of the students are Latino, thirty-five percent are African-American, ten percent are Asian, and three percent 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, and to 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 properly at school. 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. Soap and paper towels are not regularly provided by the school. 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
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Earth Friendly Products Hand Soap Refill, Lavender, 32 Ounce • Amazon Business $12.09 16 $193.44
Earth Friendly Products Hand Soap Refill, Lemongrass, 32 Ounce • Amazon Business $11.04 16 $176.64
Sparkle Paper Towels, 24 Giant Plus Paper Towel Rolls, Pick-A-Size, White (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $25.24 4 $100.96
Seventh Generation Hand Wash Soap, Black Currant & Rosewater, 12 Oz. (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $25.12 4 $100.48

Materials cost

$571.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$52.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$662.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.89

Total project goal

$779.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$779.27

3 Donors

-$389.63

Donations toward project cost

-$331.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.44

match offer

-$389.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$331.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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