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Ms. Otero from Bronx NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the fuel to keep up with blended learning.

  • $514 goal

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My Students

I have the privilege of working at such a diverse school. My students come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. We are a school located in the South Bronx with many challenges. Despite the community, our students are eager to explore and learn.

Our school is also considered a transitional school due to all the surrounding shelters.

I love working with this community. My students are faced with lots of challenges but somehow they make it to school each day with a huge smile. Seeing them being so resilient makes me want to work harder to provide them with all I can. My students are resilient, curious and creative. They love to read, create art, and use their imagination daily. Our classroom is a big ball of fun, where they come to create, explore and invent through new experiences.

As their teacher, it is my job to support them in all walks of life. When I enter into the classroom I become their friend, nurse counselor, mom, and so many other things depending on their arrival. I take pride in providing myself to my little ones and their families.

My Project

I hope all are well during this Pandemic. I am here asking for your donation to build an indoor classroom pantry. We will be participating in Blended Learning so we can practice social distance. We will have days that 9 students will be in the class learning while the other 9 will be doing remote learning then the groups will switch. This is why I would like to build my pantry as you may have read the majority of my students live in temporary housing or just struggling through these hard times. When you have your children home they tend to eat more as it is parents are struggling to keep food on the table. With the food like the ravioli, juices, cereals, crackers i would store them in the classroom and with the bags that I get I will put the food in their for the children to have when they do remote learning. I can send them home with breakfast and lunch, less worries for parents.

Please help me to help my children, this pantry would be very helpful to many.

Thank you in advance.

Ms. Otero
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MaxWorks 80855 500-Pound Service Cart With Two Trays (40" x 17" Overall Dimensions) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Capri Sun Apple Juice Pouch (6oz Pouches, 4 Boxes of 10) • Amazon Business $24.25 2 $48.50
10 Pack Kids Anti-Fog Face Protective | Protective Corrosion-Resistant Lens, Lightweight Transparent Safety Covering with Elastic Band | For Children (Pink) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
10 Pack Kids Anti-Fog Face Protective | Protective Corrosion-Resistant Lens, Lightweight Transparent Safety Covering with Elastic Band | For Children (blue) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Kellogg's, Breakfast Cereal, Single-Serve Boxes, Variety Pack ,48 Count • Amazon Business $18.84 2 $37.68
Drawstring Bag 36 Pcs String Backpack Bags Sport Gym Backpack Backpack 12 Color Cinch Bags • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars Variety Pack, 60 ct. Net Wt 50.7oz, 50.7 Oz • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Keebler Sandwich Crackers 3 Flavors Variety Pack - Kids School Lunch Items in Individual Serving Size Packaging (Case contains 45 Count) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Chef Boyardee Beef in Tomato & Meat Sauce Ravioli, 7.5 Oz. (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.88 2 $23.76
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Classic Mix Crackers, 29 oz. Variety Pack Box, 30 Count Snack Packs • Amazon Business $9.57 2 $19.14
OREO Original, OREO Golden, CHIPS AHOY! & Nutter Butter Cookie Snacks Variety Pack, 56 Snack Packs (2 Cookies Per Pack) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Cheerios, Cereal with Whole Grain Oats, Gluten Free, 20 oz • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Capri Sun Fruit Punch Ready-to-Drink Juice (40 Pouches, 4 Boxes of 10) • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92

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