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Mrs. Mitchell from Austin TX is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kids Feeding Kids Backpack Program

Help me give my students some of the basic necessities such as snack bars, vegetables and proteins to help sustain them over the weekends and holidays.

  • $2,111 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school has over 75% students classified as economically disadvantaged. There are also 2 elementary schools that we also provide weekly food for who have an average of 97% economically disadvantaged students.

Our hope is that if the Kids Feeding Kids Backpack Program can address the food deficiencies before the low academic performance and behavior starts, then imagine how much more productive and successful our students will be.

This program provides a sense of security for students and families not only on the weekend, but also for times when students are out for holiday and summer breaks and do not have access to the free breakfast and lunch that is provided during the regular school days.

My Project

The Kids Feeding Kids backpack program began one year ago to provide weekly nutritional support to the more needy students in our school. With the help of students and organizations like NJHS and Student Council we create 45 bags of food each week which usually include 2 breakfast, 3 main meals and 4-5 snacks.

The Kids Feeding Kids Backpack program is supported entirely by donations.

With these donations, we will be able to to provide the food pantries highest needs such as vegetables, breakfasts and proteins, which are not donated as often.

Mrs. Mitchell
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of 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 45 students.

19 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snack Variety Pack, Healthy Bars Sampler & Care Package in an elegant Blue Ribbon Gift Box (30 count) by Blue Ribbon • Amazon Business $26.79 8 $214.32
Kellogg's Cereal in a Cup Variety Pack - 8 Tasty Flavors, Portable Breakfast, Bulk Size (Pack of 60 Cups) • Amazon Business $48.87 4 $195.48
LoveSome Cut Green Beans, 14.5 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $31.05 4 $124.20
Green Giant Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 4 Pack of 15.25 Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $11.93 10 $119.30
Smucker's Squeeze Grape Jelly, 20 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $28.68 4 $114.72
StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water, 5 oz. Can, Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $27.81 4 $111.24
Smucker's Squeeze Strawberry Fruit Spread, 20 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $27.12 4 $108.48
KIND Bars, Variety Pack, Gluten Free, 1.4 Ounce Bars, 24 Count • Amazon Business $23.97 4 $95.88
Chef Boyardee Beefaroni, 15 oz, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $23.76 4 $95.04
Chef Boyardee Spaghetti and Meatballs, 14.5 oz, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $20.88 4 $83.52
Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, 12 oz., Pack of 12 – 7g (7% DV) of Protein per Serving, Smooth, Creamy Texture – No Stir Peanut Butter • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92
Campbell's Chunky Chili with Beans, 19 Oz. Can (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $26.28 3 $78.84
Idahoan Flavored Mashed Potatoes, Made with Gluten-Free 100-Percent Real Idaho Potatoes, Variety Pack of 12 Pouches (4 Servings Each) • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
By The Cup Chopsticks and Soup Variety - 4 Flavor Assortment, 3 Ounce Single Serving Packs Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup, 6 of each Oriental, Creamy Chicken, Roast Beef and Chicken Flavor - (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Rice a Roni Cups, Individual Cup 2.25 Ounce, pack of 12 • Amazon Business $16.13 4 $64.52
DOLE FRUIT BOWLS Mandarin Oranges in Juice, 4 Cups (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $13.68 4 $54.72
Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Fruit & Cream 4 Flavor Variety Pack, Individual Packets, 48 Count • Amazon Business $9.58 4 $38.32
Armour Vienna Sausage, Original, Keto Friendly, 4.6 Ounce, 6 Count • Amazon Business $2.86 4 $11.44

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