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Ms. Slossberg from New York NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hungry for Success

My students need healthy snacks to get them through their first testing season!

  • $360 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is located in Lower East Side, New York. I teach a very inquisitive group of third-grade girls. My students know that the best learning happens when we share and learn from one another.

As black and Hispanic women, most from low-income households, our girls will undoubtedly face obstacles in life.

They are working hard to develop the skills and character traits needed to tackle these obstacles with confidence and grace.

Our classroom is known to be a place where students feel safe, make mistakes, have fun, laugh, take risks, foster friendships, read, create, and love learning!

My Project

Every year our students are required to take the state tests. In third grade, this will be the first year our kids will be taking a test of this length and importance. We have 2 months of practice before taking the test. Once the test begins we have 3 weeks of testing, reading, writing, math and science.

Testing is stressful and having a healthy snack can make a WORLD of a difference in a testing era.

While all of my students are given free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast at school, sometimes it is not enough to get them through the day without getting a little hungry. Students who are hungry are too focused on when they will be eating next to pay attention to the important things going on in the classroom. By allowing my students a snack time, not only will I be helping them stay more focused on their school work, but will also allow for a quick "brain break" in between activities. I am requesting fruit snacks, Cheez-It crackers, rice cakes and more. With your help, my students will have snacks to keep them nourished.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Welch's Mixed Fruit Snacks, 66 Pouches/Box • $23.79 2 $47.58
This Chip Is Awesome Organic Popcorn Chips Variety Pack, 1 oz, 24 Count • $23.62 2 $47.24
Pirates Booty Natural Aged White Cheddar .5 oz, 36/Pack • $19.20 2 $38.40
Quaker Popped Rice Snacks Caramel Corn, .91 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Carton • $35.01 1 $35.01
Quaker Popped Rice Crisps Cheddar Cheese, .67 oz, 60 Count • $32.38 1 $32.38
Cheez-It White Cheddar Cracker, 45/Ct • $20.99 1 $20.99
Special K Pastry Crisps Blueberry and Strawberry, 60 Count • $20.56 1 $20.56
Quaker Chewy Granola Bar Variety Pack 60 Count (220-00434) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Kellogg's Strawberry Flavored Nutri-Grain Bars, 1.3 oz. Bars, 16 Bars/Box • $11.89 1 $11.89

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