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Ms. Jenkins from Columbus OH is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hidden Hallways to Health

My students need foods models, a food scale, a skin caliper, posters and nutrition related materials.

  • $554 goal

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I am an inner city middle school nurse who is training underprivileged students to empower themselves and impact their own health through nutrition education and skills application.

Many of my students do not have access to health care or medications and come to school sick. Many could have better health through nutrition awareness and health education.

I need educational materials like food models, posters, food scales and calipers to simulate hands on scenarios to determine their health status and then make food choices for better health. I would also like to give them a healthy snack.

Your contribution will help students learn and use a simple solution toward optimal health. This project addresses wellness through nutrition, educating and empowering young students who have minimal health resources to take their health into their own hands by eating well. Students can be assisted to assess their own health needs and construct meals with food models to determine if they are making good choices to meet their health goals. I would also like to give them a healthy snack when they are hungry.

Ms. Jenkins
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 500 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
NATURE VALLEY OATS & HONEY GRANOLA BARS, 28/BOX -- Nature Valley Granola Bars; Crunch, Oats 'n Honey, 28/Box • Quill $11.99 1 $11.99
What Amount Counts as an Ounce? • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Snack Attack Poster Set • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Salad Comparison Poster • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Simply Good Fruit/Vegetable Poster • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Slim Guide Skinfold Caliper • Nasco $23.75 1 $23.75
Salter Nutri-Weigh Nutritional Scale • Nasco $109.00 1 $109.00
Life/form Food Replica Package Number 3 • Nasco $195.00 1 $195.00

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