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Mrs. Carr from Phoenix AZ is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hygiene Help

Help me give my students toothpaste, toothbrushes, and other hygiene products to feel refreshed for learning.

  • $776 goal

This project expired on January 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my third-grade students come from low-income single parent homes. Unfortunately, many of the parents are uneducated and not able to help their children develop reading skills. On the first day of school, more than 90% of the students that entered my classroom were not reading at a third-grade level. These students are hard working and goal oriented, they just need reading materials that will help them to develop the reading skills they need in order to achieve their academic goals.

My students are part of a T.E.A.M.

because we believe that Together Everyone Achieves Mastery. At the end of the year, my third graders must pass an online state test in order to go to fourth grade. My students do not come to school with a love a literacy. I know that by incorporating different genres into our daily literacy lessons my students will reach their goals, and become third-grade readers.

My Project

I would like to create hygiene bags for families that are homeless who have children attending the school where I work. I would like to pass these out before our long holiday breaks.

When my students have their own toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, and deodorant it helps them to start their day fresh and clean.

It allows each child to not have to worry about bullying, because they smell bad or their teeth are rotten because they can't brush their teeth. These donations will make a significant difference in their young lives.

Personal hygiene should be an expectation for every child but it's not a priority if you're hungry and without the means to have a personal toothbrush and toothpaste.

Please help provide cleaning products, lotion, and soap for my students.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crest PAG30501 Cavity Protection Toothpaste, 0.85 oz. • Staples Advantage $96.49 1 $96.49
Oral-B Healthy Clean Soft Toothbrush 1 Count (10317CT) • Staples Advantage $69.99 1 $69.99
Dove White Travel Size Bar Soap With Moisturizing Lotion, 2.6 Oz., 36/CT • Staples Advantage $50.99 1 $50.99
Lady Speed Stick Deodorants, 1 2/5 oz, 12/Pack • Staples Advantage $36.39 1 $36.39
Old Spice Red Zone Swagger Antiperspirant and Deodorant .5 oz (01643CT) • Staples Advantage $24.99 1 $24.99
Scope Travel Size Mouthwash, 6 Packs • Quill.com $8.32 3 $24.96
Clorox 4-in-1 Disinfectant and Sanitizer Spray, 14 oz. (31043) • Quill.com $5.94 4 $23.76
Professional Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Aerosol, Spring Waterfall, 19 oz. (76075) • Quill.com $5.94 4 $23.76
Jergens Ultra Healing Travel Size Moisturizer, 6 Packs • Quill.com $7.90 3 $23.70
Bags & Bows 9" x 12" Frosted High Density Merchandise Bags, 120/Pack • Staples Advantage $20.69 1 $20.69
S&S Laminated Large Gift Bags, 12/Pack • Staples Advantage $19.99 1 $19.99
Kleenex 2-Ply Facial Tissue, Flat Box, 160 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack • Staples Advantage $5.99 3 $17.97
Febreze FABRIC Refresher Allergen Reducer Spray, Clean Splash, 27 oz. • Quill.com $5.69 3 $17.07
Method Foaming Hand Wash, Waterfall, 10 Ounce (01160) • Quill.com $3.39 4 $13.56
PURELL Hand Sanitizer Ocean Mist Gel, Fresh Clean Fragrance, 8 oz, Each (3012-12) • Staples Advantage $3.99 3 $11.97
PURELL Hand Sanitizer Spring Bloom Gel, Spring Bloom Fragrance, 8 oz, Each (3014-12) • Staples Advantage $3.99 3 $11.97
Softsoap Hand Soap with Aloe, 7.5 oz. • Staples Advantage $1.99 6 $11.94
Febreze AIR Freshener with Gain, Original Scent, 8.8 Oz., 2 Count • Quill.com $5.94 2 $11.88
Professional Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Aerosol, Fresh Scent, 19 oz. (04675) • Quill.com $5.94 2 $11.88
Febreze AIR Freshener Spray, Tide, 8.8 oz., Twin Packs • Quill.com $5.94 2 $11.88
Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena, 12.5 fl oz (651321) • Quill.com $3.90 3 $11.70
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 35 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Value Pack (CLO 30112) • Quill.com $7.99 1 $7.99
Kleenex Go Pack Facial Tissues, 3-Ply, 3 Pouches/Pack, 10 Sheets/Pouch • Staples Advantage $3.79 2 $7.58
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom Scent, 35 Wipes/Canister, 3 Canisters/Pack (82159) • Quill.com $6.54 1 $6.54
Kleenex Facial Tissue Pocket Pack, 3-Ply, 8/Pack • Staples Advantage $2.79 2 $5.58
Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer with Aloe, 8 oz. • Staples Advantage $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$579.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$659.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.35

Total project goal

$775.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$775.66

5 Donors

-$687.42

Donations toward project cost

-$595.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.86

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

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$0.00

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