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Mrs. Juan from Liberty SC is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lockdown Box- Emergency Snacks for Students In Lockdown Mode

Help me give my students bottles of water, goldfish snacks, fruit snacks, and other assorted snacks to fill a "Lockdown Box." The Lockdown Box will be a precaution and used in the event of a school emergency.

  • $227 goal

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My Students

My fifth-grade students are fun-loving, inquisitive, and competitive. My students enjoy playing sports, playing video games, and listening to music. We live in a small rural community in South Carolina. Our school is a Title I school with approximately 70 percent of our students living at or below the poverty level. As indicated by district, state, and national testing data, our students are performing below average in reading/language arts, math and social studies.

As a teacher of students living in poverty, the challenge to motivate struggling students to academically perform well in a classroom is an incredible obstacle- almost unsurmountable.

With school safety and school incidents in the headlines nearly daily we have to be prepared for the unthinkable. As teachers we have had training on how to react and protect our students in the event of an intruder in our buildings. We have lockdown drills with students so that we can prepare and rehearse what to do if the threat of danger is real.

My Project

As a teacher, we are prepared for all kinds of things. Students with academic needs, emotional needs, physical and physiological needs. With that being said, we need to prepare for physical threats and physical danger that can happen at school. To be preventative, we have emergency drills that we practice on a regular basis.

With school safety being a major concern, I would like to have a Lockdown Box to use in emergency situations.

It has been reported that in the event that a school is a target of violence, it often takes hours to clear a scene and investigate events. With that being said, I would like to offer students water and snacks as we wait for clearance from emergency personnel. Hopefully, this box will never have to be used, but in the event that it is needed, I want it to be fully stocked while we wait. Safety is priority and preparedness is a necessity.

Mrs. Juan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
evian Natural Spring Water One Case of 24 Individual 500 ml (16.9 oz.) Bottles, Naturally Filtered Spring Water in Individual-Sized Plastic Bottles • Amazon Business $31.03 2 $62.06
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Cheddar Crackers, 45 oz. Multi-pack Box, 30-count 1.5 oz. Snack Packs • Amazon Business $6.82 2 $13.64
Quaker Breakfast Flats, Variety Pack, Banana Honey Nut & Cranberry Almond, Pack of 4 Boxes, 5 Bars Per Box • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Tampax Pearl Plastic Tampons, Super Absorbency, Unscented, 50 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Always Maxi Size 4 Overnight Feminine Pads with Wings, Unscented, 48 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Band-Aid Brand Adhesive Bandage Variety Pack for First Aid and Wound Care, Assorted Sizes, 120 ct • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Nabisco Peanut Butter Cookies & Crackers Mix, Variety Pack with Ritz Bits Peanut Butter Crackers & Nutter Butter Bites Cookies, 20 Count Individual Snack Bags • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
Band-Aid Brand Of First Aid Products Rolled Gauze, Minor Wound Care, 4 Inches By 2.1 Yards, 5 Count Value Pack • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
Neosporin Original Antibiotic Ointment, 24-Hour Infection Prevention for Minor Wound, .5 oz • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, Crispy Marshmallow Squares, Original, Value Pack, 0.78 oz Bars (16 Count) • Amazon Business $3.68 1 $3.68
Combos Variety Pack Fun Size Baked Snacks 0.93-Ounce Bag 12-Count Box • Amazon Business $3.54 1 $3.54
Ritz Peanut Butter Cracker Sandwiches, 8 Count Individual Snack Packs • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Band-Aid Brand Medium Gauze Pads, for Minor Cut and Scrapes, 3 Inches by 3 Inches, 10 Count • Amazon Business $2.03 1 $2.03

Materials cost

$149.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.96

Total project goal

$226.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.39

1 Donor

-$226.39

Donations toward project cost

-$192.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.96

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$0.00

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