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Mrs. Hirota from Mason City IA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Meeting all our Needs, Not just Academic

Help me give my students focus by being able to have the snacks they deserve.

  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

With the start of the school year, I currently have eight students on my roster ranging from first to fourth grade! All my students come from different backgrounds and have different needs.

All my students have some form of behavior issues.

These issues range from mild defiance to extreme explosion. One main thing they have in common is sensory issues!

My students are all great, but need just a little extra help to be successful. Please help them achieve their goal of being able to be successful in a general education setting and move out of my classroom.

My Project

One of the main problems my students face is being hungry. Some students have to get up so early in the morning due to their parents having to work and they do not get something to eat.

School lunch seems to be forever for these students.

Having a snack a day will not only help with their hunger, but with their focus and academics.

My students also are able to "buy" food items during their reward system time. By having snacks, they will be a big boost to trying to earn the points to have a good day.

Mrs. Hirota
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honest Kids Organic Juice Drink Variety Pack, 6.75 fl. oz., 32 Count (12583) • Staples Advantage $26.49 2 $52.98
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 1.5 Oz., 72/Carton (13539) • Staples Advantage $47.99 1 $47.99
Sunchips Chips, Variety, 1.5 Oz., 60/Carton (FRI67652) • Staples Advantage $40.99 1 $40.99
Cheez-It Crackers, Cheese, 1.5 oz., 60/Carton (12261) • Staples Advantage $32.49 1 $32.49
Welch's Fruit Snacks .9 Ounce Pouches Mixed Fruit, Pack of 80 (PIM69880) • Staples Advantage $25.99 1 $25.99
Nutri-Grain Bars, Variety, 1.3 oz., 48/Carton (KEE05872) • Staples Advantage $25.99 1 $25.99
Grandma's Cookies, Variety, 36/Carton (FRI14867) • Staples Advantage $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$243.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.84

Total project goal

$345.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.58

7 Donors

-$345.58

Donations toward project cost

-$293.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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