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Ms. Bedell from Seattle WA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hydrating the Brain and Body to Learn!

Help me give my students the gift of hydration! We know that water is so important for the brain and body to function. Our school building is very old but we have a great filtered water bottle filler!

  • $285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredible. They are diverse, unique, quirky, smart, hilarious, and caring. Each one of them brings brightness to my room in their own way and we work to thrive together as a little school family who love and support one another.

These kiddos work hard and play hard!

They are learning to be self-managing and independent learners. My goal is to foster a learning environment where every student can be exactly who they are in order to make the most academic, emotional, and social growth they can!

Logistically, my school is considered a high needs, high poverty school. We do not have a PTA and many of our families are working multiple jobs. They love their students tremendously and we are all working to make sure the kiddos have what they need to achieve.

My Project

We know that humans need tons of water to help their brain and body function well. Students in school are working tremendously hard all day to learn, socialize, and stay focused.

Our school may be old, with old pipes but we have an amazing filtered water bottle filler.

Students need more water than just quick drinks from the old drinking fountain. By having their own water bottles, they can drink when they are thirsty and stay hydrated.

Having water bottles also saves a lot of learning time. Students can remain working, while drinking water as they need. These water bottles are great because they can quickly be cleaned and sanitized over the weekend. Thank you so much for your support!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 24 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pogo BPA-Free Tritan Plastic Water Bottle with Chug Lid, 18 Oz, Grey • Amazon Business $7.99 12 $95.88
Pogo BPA-Free Tritan Plastic Water Bottle with Chug Lid,18 Oz, Teal • Amazon Business $7.99 10 $79.90
Pogo BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottle with Chug Lid, 18 Oz, Purple • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98

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