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Mrs. Pauline from Philadelphia PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Just the Necessities

My students need hygiene products including deodorant, lotion, sanitary napkins, and toothpaste.

  • $299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My seventh and eighth grade students come to school carrying piles of stress and the impact of tragedies on their shoulders. They face more troubles in their short lives than I would hope to face in a lifetime. Yet, despite their hardships, they continue to amaze me.

My students attend school in a building that is over 100 years old with a lack of resources; yet, they harness the potential to change the world.

They just need access to resources to reach and realize their full potential. Now, that is where amazing people like you come in.

My Project

Many of my students come from unstable home situations. The students live in shelters, live with other family members and friends, or face homelessness.

Much of the time, school represents the only sense of stability in their life.

Sadly, due to the home issues, they oftentimes do not have access to basic needs. In my room, I always have a share table by the front door. On the table is a variety of hygiene and self-care products for students. The students are able to take what they need without judgment. I hope to be able to keep that table alive throughout the year!

Mrs. Pauline
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rochester Midland Tampon/Napkin Convenience Pack, 100/Ct • Staples Advantage $59.54 1 $59.54
Old Spice Red Zone Swagger Antiperspirant and Deodorant .5 oz (01643CT) • Staples Advantage $24.99 2 $49.98
Secret Invisible Solid Antiperspirant and Deodorant, Powder Fresh Scent, 0.5 oz (31384CT) • Staples Advantage $24.99 2 $49.98
Crest Complete Multi-Benefit Whitening + Scope Minty Fresh Flavor Toothpaste 0.85 Oz (38592CT) • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
Medline Toothbrushes, Adult, 144/Box • Staples Advantage $14.89 1 $14.89
Lubriderm Advanced Therapy Hand Lotion, 16 oz. • Staples Advantage $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$220.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.77

Total project goal

$298.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$298.45

3 Donors

-$149.22

Donations toward project cost

-$126.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.38

match offer

-$149.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.38

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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