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Ms. Braithwaite from Evanston IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hungry Students Need Fuel for Learning!

Help me give my students healthy snacks to help fuel their powerful brains!

  • $606 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first grade to some amazing students! I have 14 students this year in our classroom community. More than half of my students come from low-income households. Our school is a community school which means we provide additional services to our students based on need.

I would like to ensure I have enough bulk snacks for at least half of our school year.

Learning cannot occur before basic needs are met. I know I cannot think when I am hungry. I want to make sure my wonderful students' learning is not interrupted by hunger.

My Project

My students will have a daily healthy snack as a class. They need fuel to keep them engaged in academic learning. Not all of my students are able to bring a daily snack from home.

Eating is also an opportunity for social time at school.

My students will be engaging in social language while they eat together as a classroom community.

In our classroom, we also share responsibilities such as serving each other snack. My students will have the chance to be a "snack helper" and use measuring cups to portion out snacks to peers. Yes, snack time also helps us practice our growing math skills!

Ms. Braithwaite
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Chips, Sea Salt, 1 oz. Bag, (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $20.69 4 $82.76
DOLE FRUIT BOWLS Pineapple Tidbits in 100% Juice, 4-Ounce Cups (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $28.99 2 $57.98
Ritz Cheese Cracker Sandwiches - 48 Individual Snack Packs • Amazon Business $17.94 3 $53.82
Smartfood Popcorn Variety Pack, 40 count • Amazon Business $16.98 3 $50.94
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Classic Mix, 29 oz, Variety Pack, Box, Snack Packs, Pack Of 30 • Amazon Business $9.98 5 $49.90
Kellogg's Nutri-Grain, Soft Baked Breakfast Bars, Variety Pack, 62.4 oz (48 Count) • Amazon Business $23.70 2 $47.40
SkinnyPop Popcorn, Skinny Pack, Original, 0.65oz bags (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $3.58 10 $35.80
Cheez-It Original Cheese Crackers - School Lunch Food, Baked Snack, Single Serve,1.5 oz Bag (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $8.46 4 $33.84
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Chocolate Chip, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $11.28 3 $33.84
Dole Fruit Bowls, Mandarin Oranges in Juice, 4 Cups (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $15.66 2 $31.32

Materials cost

$477.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$514.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.84

Total project goal

$605.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.60

7 Donors

-$555.60

Donations toward project cost

-$472.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.34

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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