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Ms. Bourque from Kissimmee FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Jr Chefs In The Making

My students need a large capacity refrigerator to store several trays of prepared products as a culinary activity.

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All of my students are identified with various disabilities such as medical, cognitive, and behavioral. This is a Title I school where the students receive free breakfast and lunch. Our students have individual education plans and are located in self-contained classrooms. The demographics consists of low middle-class group that is 70% white and 45% Hispanic.

We are teaching them health and nutrition, social skills and job readiness.

My students are learning about functional academics, daily living, employment, and curriculum. Our students have language disabilities and fine motor issues. They require intensive reading and writing instructions.

We are teaching concepts that should help them live independently. We cook weekly and the math concept is taught through functional academics.

My Project

We currently have a 1.6 cubic foot cooler as a mini fridge. We have to store our products in other classrooms or at the cafeteria. I cook on Fridays and the students participate in cutting, mixing, measuring, and creating meals by following recipes. We have teas once a month where we have guest speakers and the students dress up. We make cheese trays, veggie trays, and fruit bowls.

I am requesting a refrigerator for our classroom to replace the table top model we currently have.

Our students have received other items through Donor's Choose to participate in culinary activities.

Ms. Bourque
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frigidaire - 18.1 Cu. Ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator - White • Best Buy Education $468.40 1 $468.40

Materials cost

$468.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.19

Total project goal

$594.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.62

1 Donor

-$594.62

Donations toward project cost

-$505.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.19

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$0.00

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