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Ms. Merrill from Slidell LA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning How to Love Me

Help me give my students snacks as they learn how to handle peer pressure.

  • $184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing. They come in excited to learn about themselves and their peers. Through conversation and respect, my students share their dreams and fears. We have created a no judging zone so all students can be comfortable in the class. Many of my students deal with low self-esteem and peer pressure so when they are able to share how they are feeling with the group, the pressures of life goes away even if it is only for a moment.

My Project

A year ago, we started an after school empowerment group to help students learn how to love themselves, deal with peer pressure, and set goals for their future.

These healthy snacks will give the students energy as they engage in conversation with adults and their peers.

The girls talked about how they are hungry after school, therefore, these snacks will also help to fill their bellies as we fill their minds and hearts with knowledge and self- awareness. Many of the students can not afford to bring snacks to school and we do not want anyone to feel left out.

Ms. Merrill
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frito Lay Chips, Variety, 30 Bags/Tray, 2 Trays/Case (FRI52347) • Staples Advantage $40.99 1 $40.99
Austin Cookies & Crackers, Variety, 1.52 oz., 45/Carton (KEE48570) • Staples Advantage $14.99 2 $29.98
Welch's Fruit Snacks .9 Ounce Pouches Mixed Fruit, Pack of 80 (PIM69880) • Staples Advantage $25.99 1 $25.99
Grandma's Cookies, Variety, 36/Carton (FRI14867) • Staples Advantage $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$113.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.46

Total project goal

$183.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$183.09

1 Donor

-$183.09

Donations toward project cost

-$155.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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