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Ms. Hill from Mitchellville MD is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

May I Have a Snack Please?

Help me give my students snacks to enjoy while at home during Distance Learning.

  • $836 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I've had the pleasure of teaching a group of energetic 5 and 6-year-old Kindergarten students. For some, this started out as their first experience in a structured school environment. They were so excited and eager to learn new things every day. The classroom had become a discovery zone!

My Kindergarten students had mastered so many skills and then we were faced with adapting to the new norm, Distance Learning.

It has been challenging for us all. Once schools were closed, students were not allowed to enter the building to retrieve personal supplies or materials. Most students are without the basic supplies needed to be successful during Distance Learning. A large percentage of my class also rely on school meals being provided during the day.

My Project

With the economy being in the worst state since the Great Depression, most families are struggling to keep food on the table. Research has shown that children snack at least three times a day.

Unfortunately, some families are not able to pick up the nutritious school meals that are provided at various sites located in the county.

Since the coronavirus pandemic started, many families are having to shelter in place. In my opinion, it would be one less burden to families knowing a snack is being provided. I know for a fact that my students would be very appreciative!

Ms. Hill
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kellogg's Cereals, Variety, 2.1 oz., 60/Carton (KEE12609) • Staples Advantage $88.59 1 $88.59
Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, & Strawberry, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $62.53 1 $62.53
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 1.5 Oz., 72/Carton (13539) • Staples Advantage $50.99 1 $50.99
Skinny Pop Popcorn, Original, 0.65 Oz., 28/Carton (220-00408) • Staples Advantage $49.44 1 $49.44
Chex Mix Traditional Snack Mix, Savory, 1.75 Oz., 60/Carton (1240) • Staples Advantage $44.65 1 $44.65
Pringles Potato Crisps Snack Stacks Variety Pack, 72/Carton (KEE18251) • Staples Advantage $43.94 1 $43.94
Rold Gold Pretzels, 1 Oz., 88/Carton (FRI32430) • Staples Advantage $42.36 1 $42.36
Sunchips Mix Chips, Variety Flavor, 1.5 Oz., 60/Carton (30501) • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Pop Tarts Bars, Strawberry & Brown Sugar Cinnamon, 48/Carton (220-00456) • Staples Advantage $37.08 1 $37.08
Famous Amos Cookies, Chocolate Chip, 2 oz., 36/Carton (18495) • Staples Advantage $30.99 1 $30.99
Nutri-Grain Bars, Variety, 1.3 oz., 48/Carton (KEE05872) • Staples Advantage $29.89 1 $29.89
Nature Valley Bars, Oats and Honey, 1.49 Oz., 49/Box (48759) • Staples Advantage $28.93 1 $28.93
Welch's Fruit Snacks .9 Ounce Pouches Mixed Fruit, Pack of 80 (PIM69880) • Staples Advantage $26.77 1 $26.77
Austin Zoo Animal Crackers, Original, 2 oz., 36/Carton (10022) • Staples Advantage $24.30 1 $24.30
Rice Krispies Treats Bars, Marshmallow, 0.78 oz., 60/Carton (KEE17120) • Staples Advantage $17.02 1 $17.02
MVP Singles Variety 28.1 oz, 28/Box (KEE11461) • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99

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