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

Hungry Minds Need Healthy Snacks Please

Help me give my students healthy snacks to jumpstart their day and give them the energy they need to succeed throughout the day!

  • $937 goal

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My Students

Fifth grade is an exciting time! My fifth grade students are growing up in busy city life. A majority of these students are first or second generation Americans and many are English language learners. As they experience their final year of elementary school, they are ready to explore and try new things!

They are eager to learn and thoroughly enjoy being immersed in new and creative ways of learning and hands-on activities.

With that being said, as their teacher, I want to give them the best educational opportunities I can, and that includes providing them with the materials they need to succeed. As I learn more about my students, I learn more about their needs and what suits them best.

My Project

My fifth graders use a great deal of brain power throughout their day. Some students do not eat nutritious breakfasts to start off their day, nor do they have healthy snacks during the day. In addition, many of my students receive free or reduced lunch. They often get very hungry and need more fuel to maintain them throughout the day.

Individually wrapped snacks like KIND bars, Nutri-grain bars, and other delicious varieties of snacks will be a quick and easy way for my students to receive a tasty and helpful brain boost for their day.

These wonderful treats will help make my students minds and bodies happy, healthy, and ready to work. In addition, these snacks can be handy for field trips to ensure all students have access to having their basic needs met.

Ms. Tom
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIND Favorites Variety Box • Staples Advantage $43.49 2 $86.98
Nutella Hazelnut Spread and Breadsticks, 1.8 oz., 12/Box • Staples Advantage $28.99 3 $86.97
Kellogg's Classic Assortment Cereal, 60/CT • Staples Advantage $79.99 1 $79.99
Jack Link's Original Beef Steak, 1 oz. Packs, 12 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $24.19 3 $72.57
Big Healthy Snack Box (700-00025) • Staples Advantage $68.99 1 $68.99
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box (CAM13539) • Staples Advantage $47.99 1 $47.99
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws Variety Pack, 1 Oz, 30 Count (220-00413) • Staples Advantage $35.49 1 $35.49
Frito Lay Sunchips Variety Pack, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box (FRI46572) • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
Tedy Gram NABISCO Honey Maid Graham Snacks, 1 oz, 48 Count (304-00124) • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
Biscoff Cookies, .22 oz. Packs, 100 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $31.69 1 $31.69
Pirate's Booty Natural Aged White Cheddar Baked Corn Puffs, 0.5 Oz, 36 Count (220-00092) • Staples Advantage $26.99 1 $26.99
Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, & Strawberry, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Austin Zoo Animal Crackers, 2 oz. Bags, 36 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $21.99 1 $21.99
Kraft Easy Mac Original Macaroni & Cheese Dinner, 2.05 oz. Microwavable Tubs (Pack of 10) (GEN01641) • Staples Advantage $19.39 1 $19.39
Pop Secret Popcorn, Homestyle, Popcorn, 1.2 oz (28781) • Staples Advantage $10.30 1 $10.30
Pop Secret Popcorn, Movie Theater Butter, Popcorn, 1.75 oz (28783) • Staples Advantage $10.30 1 $10.30

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