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Mrs. J. from Detroit MI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Away From Home!

My students need sanitary napkins, deodorant, and wipes to feel comfortable at school.

  • $578 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a counselor at a single gender, K-12 public school school in the inner-city.

The population at my school is one hundred percent minority girls with approximately forty percent categorized as ESL or ELL.

All of my students are eligible for the free lunch program and live in low-income neighborhoods. District issues with staffing and resources are causing my students to miss educational experiences that will help them find success in college and beyond. These are wonderful, young ladies with a thirst for knowledge and my mission is to provide them with the tools and knowledge they need to rise above their current circumstances.

My Project

We are an all-girl school in desperate need of sanitary napkins for their monthly menstrual cycle. Many of our girls cannot afford to bring the necessary feminine products to school.

On a daily basis, I am asked by my students for hygiene items and I try always have extra supplies because the girls are almost never prepared for that moment!

Many of our girls are not even aware that their periods are going to be coming as they are in middle school. I have visits from the whole school because they know I have them ready. In addition, I try to get wipes and deodorant so that the girls can stop by and "freshen up" when they feel the need.

These supplies will help my girls feel comfortable and able to focus on their school work without embarrassment or shame!

Mrs. J.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RMC Naturelle Plus Sanitary Napkins Maxi With Wings, 250/Case • Quill.com $61.28 3 $183.84
Secret Invisible Solid Antiperspirant and Deodorant, Powder Fresh Scent, 0.5 oz (31384CT) • Quill.com $35.59 5 $177.95
Wet-Nap&reg Hands Face & Body Cleansing Wipes, 110 Count Pack • Quill.com $2.63 35 $92.05

Materials cost

$453.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.59

Total project goal

$577.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$577.24

6 Donors

-$567.53

Donations toward project cost

-$490.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

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$0.00

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