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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!

Help me give my students nutritious snacks to eat during the school day.

  • $819 goal

This project expired on February 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in an urban area. The school has an estimated enrollment of about four hundred fifty students for the 2018-2019 school year in grades TK-5. Additionally, we house a state pre-k program. About 97.7% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, and 79.4% are English language learners. The school is a dual language school, so instruction is taught in both English and Spanish.

The students at our school are wonderful children who need a little extra support to reach their goals.

Our school is located in an economically depressed area, and our school district has recently gone through a battery of budget cuts that have left us struggling to meet student needs.

We are on a mission to provide an intellectually stimulating, culturally prosperous, and socio-emotionally supportive environment for every child through collaboration and reflection between the school, parents, and community.

My Project

With nearly the whole school qualifying for free breakfast and lunch, most families are not able to provide snacks for their children to help fight off hunger between meals.

By our morning recess time, most students are hungry and need some fuel to help keep their energy levels up.

I have found that when I don't have snacks available, headaches and stomachaches increase. Kids then sometimes go home because they are not feeling well, and they miss part of the school day.

My students need dried fruit leather and Clif Bars to satisfy their hunger and help them make it through a long day of learning.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stretch Island Fruit Leather Snacks Variety Pack - 0.5 Ounce Strips - 48 Count • Amazon Business $9.66 42 $405.72
CLIF BAR - Energy Bar - Chocolate Brownie - (2.4 Ounce Protein Bar, 12 Count) • Amazon Business $10.91 13 $141.83
CLIF BAR - Energy Bar - Chocolate Chip - (2.4 Ounce Protein Bar, 18 Count) • Amazon Business $13.46 4 $53.84

Materials cost

$601.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$55.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$695.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.72

Total project goal

$818.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$818.16

3 Donors

-$163.63

Donations toward project cost

-$139.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.54

match offer

-$654.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$556.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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