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Mrs. Mena from Eloy AZ is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hydration Station

My students need a water station and 30 water bottles to stay hydrated and to promote healthy habits.

  • $319 goal

This project expired on September 24, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"I'm thirsty," echos in our classroom, many times throughout each day, the entire school year. Our school is located in a hot, dry climate. Help me teach my students the importance of staying hydrated, the healthy way, with water, not sugary drinks.

My third-graders live in, and attend school, in a high poverty area.

Many come from single-parent homes, and can't afford the basic necessities for school. Our school's student population is over 95% free or reduced lunch recipients. Our school is located in a hot, dry climate with many school day's temperatures, at about, or over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. High temperatures, along with staying active, makes my students very thirsty.

My Project

By having a hydration station in our classroom, students will have easy access to water. Instead of thinking about how thirsty they are, they will focus on learning skills. Students will improve their health by drinking water, and forgoing unhealthy sugary drinks.

By staying hydrated, students will be alert, and improve their immune systems.

Healthier immune systems, mean less absences. Less absences, means more learning, which will improve all academics. Please help my students stay hydrated, and learn the importance of drinking water.

Mrs. Mena
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
NameStar Kid's Butterfly Swirls Water Bottle • Amazon $5.99 15 $89.85
NameStar Kid's Triathlon Sports Water Bottle • Amazon $5.99 15 $89.85
TeraPump TRPMW200 Universal Manual Drinking Water Pump, Fits Any Bottle, Excluding Glass bottle • Amazon $21.99 1 $21.99
H8O® Polycarbonate 5 Gallon Water Bottle (With Handle) with 48mm Cap • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99

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