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Mrs. Kares from Las Vegas NV is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Homeless Students Fed and Warm!

Help me give my students much needed items such as socks, shoes, easy to prepare meals such as macaroni and cheese, soup, and peanut butter. Many are homeless and without access to necessary items.

  • $314 goal

This project expired on March 15, 2019.

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My Students

My elementary is located in a high poverty area of Las Vegas, Nevada. One hundred percent of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. They come from extremely diverse backgrounds, and they struggle with behavior, academics, and many with second language acquisition.

Many of my students experience homelessness and struggle to have items available during the winter months such as shoes, socks free from holes and that fit; food items that are easy to make such as noodles in a cup, macaroni and cheese, tuna, and soup.

My students depend on our school for stability, differentiated learning, and a quality education. Having these items available in the classroom will allow my students to be healthy and make sure that they won't go to bed without having food in their bellies.

My Project

With winter rapidly approaching. Many of my students are homeless and they will not have access to required necessities like socks, shoes free from holes and that fit, and food. I want my students to have every opportunity available to be successful in school. Knowing my students ate dinner the night before and will be wearing warm socks and shoes without holes is important to me.

Donating items like socks and shoes along with nutritional food like soup, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, and snacks will help my students to be prepared and ready to learn.

With these items, students will be able to focus on learning instead of fighting sickness and hunger. I want all of my students to be successful and the best way for my students to be successful is to create an environment that meets their needs

Mrs. Kares
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Airwalk Lemon Canvas Kids' Legacee Sneaker 4 Regular • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Mini Takis Fuego (9 Bags-1.2oz) • Amazon Business $9.85 2 $19.70
Fruit of the Loom Boys' Little 10-Pair Half Cushion No Show Socks, White assort, Shoe Size: 9–2.5 (Medium) • Amazon Business $7.97 2 $15.94
Fruit of the Loom Big Boys' 10 Pack Half Cushion Ankle Socks, White Assort, Shoe Size: 3–9 (Large) • Amazon Business $7.97 2 $15.94
Airwalk Kids' Pink Kids' Legacee Sneaker 4.5 Regular • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Airwalk Turquoise Canvas Kids' Legacee Sneaker 4 Regular • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Airwalk Black White Kid's Rieder Pro Sneaker 4 Regular • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Airwalk Black White Kid's Rieder Pro Sneaker 2.5 Regular • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner, Original, 7.25 oz, 18 Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Chillipop Unisex Athletic Sneakers - Lightweight and Breathable Joggers • Amazon Business $10.37 1 $10.37
Fruit of the Loom Girls' Little Low Cut with Half Cushion 10 Pack Sock, White Assorted, Shoe Size: 10.5-4 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Bear Creek Hearty Soup Bowl, Cheddar Potato, 1.9 Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
Velveeta Shells & Cheese Pasta, Original, Single Serve Microwave Cups, 8 Count • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, 16 Ounce (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
Nabisco Fun Shapes Cookie & Cracker Mix, Variety Pack with Teddy Grahams, Chips Ahoy! Cookies & Barnum’s Animal Crackers, 20 Count Individual Snack Bags • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Mott's Medleys Fruit Snacks, Assorted Fruit Gluten Free Snacks, Family Size, 40 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Oz, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68

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