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

Hungry to Learn!

My students need nutritious snacks to eat during the school day.

  • $270 goal

This project expired on September 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in an urban area. The school has an estimated enrollment of four hundred students for the 2017-2018 school year, in grades TK-5, with fifteen classrooms. Additionally, we house a state pre-k program. About 92.5% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, and 48% are English language learners. At our school, forty-six percent of the students are Latino, thirty-five percent are African-American, ten percent are Asian, and three percent are Filipino.

The school has established a culture of continuous school improvement and has a team of teachers, parents, and administrators who are committed to creating the best possible learning environment for students.

Teachers meet weekly for a sixty-minute period during the workday, in their professional learning community, to analyze student performance data, and to set goals and share instructional strategies. These teacher teams follow a developed agenda and use protocols and defined roles to manage the meetings. These meetings are my school's cornerstone for building a professional learning community and improving student achievement.

My Project

The students at our school are eager and ready to learn, but their growling stomachs often get in the way of success! Many of our students come from low-income families, and they are often very hungry in school.

In order for our students to be prepared to learn, we need to meet their basic needs first.

We need nutritious snacks to help keep their tummies full, so they can focus on learning! The teachers at our school provide snacks for the students out of their own pockets, but their resources are limited. As the math intervention teacher for the school, I work with all students. If this project is fulfilled, I will be able to distribute the snack packs to the other teachers, so that students can be provided with the nutrition they need to focus on learning. This project will touch all students in an entire elementary school.

Ms. Kemp
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Austin Cookies and Crackers Variety Snack Packs, 45 Count • Amazon Business $11.99 15 $179.85

Materials cost

$179.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.41

Total project goal

$269.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.42

2 Donors

-$134.70

Donations toward project cost

-$114.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.20

match offer

-$134.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.21

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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