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Mr. Herrington from Memphis TN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Incentives for Learning

My students need need incentives such as Blow Pops, Tootsie Rolls and other candy to reward positive behaviors and extra hard word!

  • $505 goal

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My Students

Our school is a Title I school. A full 90% of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. Our school is located in a low income area. Our students work very hard every day. Our school has a 97% attendance rate which means students rarely miss school. My students are very inquisitive and vocal. Many of my students are very active.

Our school is one of the most diverse schools in Memphis, TN.

Our students speak multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Arabic, Hindu, Amharic and Swahili. My students have a strong sense of community.

My Project

The students in my classroom work best when they are presented with incentive choices to work for as a reward. Some students enjoy a few minutes of free time in the classroom while other students enjoy being able to get on an iPad for a few minutes. Other students enjoy getting candy or a small toy. My students really love being able to have choices for their rewards.

My students need candy to help them have an incentive to complete their work and show positive behaviors.

I have been supplying my classroom with the small toys, candy, stickers and other incentives, but it has been getting very expensive, and I am not always able to get what the students want. We are asking for Blow Pops, Tootsie Rolls and other candy that will help us get through the rest of the school year!

Mr. Herrington
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 22 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 7 $48.86
Blow Pops Assorted Popss (Pack of 100) • Amazon Business $18.32 2 $36.64
Twizzlers Green Apple Pull-n-Peel Licorice Twists 2 Pounds Pack Wrapped Twizzlers Candy • Amazon Business $11.98 3 $35.94
Boardwalk 6500 Office Packs Facial Tissue, Flat Box, Box of 100 Sheets (Case of 30 Boxes) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Airheads Bars, Grape, 0.55 Ounce (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $6.23 5 $31.15
Sour Patch Kids Sweet and Sour Gummy Candy, Original, Individually Wrapped 240 Count • Amazon Business $9.98 3 $29.94
Lemon Starburst Chewy Yellow Starburst Candy 2lbs • Amazon Business $13.63 2 $27.26
Grape Jolly Ranchers 160 pieces • Amazon Business $12.69 2 $25.38
Tootsie Rolls Frooties Grape Candy (360 Count), 38.8oz • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
Purple Dum Dums Color Party - Grape Flavored - 75 Count Bag - 12.8 ounces - Includes Free How To Build a Candy Buffet Guide • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Albert's Fruit Chews - Green Apple Flavor (240 Candies) • Amazon Business $10.39 2 $20.78
Lemonhead 150ct Tub - Individually Wrapped • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Now & Later Soft Taffy Chews Candy, Banana, 0.93 Ounce Bar, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $7.20 2 $14.40
Airheads Bulk - Bulk Candy - Air Heads Mini Bars Watermelon Flavor Chewy Fruit Candies 2 lb Party Bag, Family Size • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Laffy Taffy Candy Jar, Grape, 145 Count • Amazon Business $9.72 1 $9.72

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