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Mrs. Thompson from Porterville CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Thompson's Students Hygiene Needs!

My students need basic hygiene essentials to help be more confident; combs, moisturizer, soap, hand sanitizer, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and toothbrushes.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a high-school special education teacher in a small farming community in the Central Valley of California. My students vary widely in their abilities. I have several autistic students, students with traumatic brain injuries, students with emotional and attention disorders, and students born addicted to drugs. You name it, I have it.

Our school has a very low income population and many come from migrant and field working families.

They live in labor camps and have very little money. I try to incorporate things into my classroom that they would normally never see or be exposed too in their lives.

It is my dream that even though these students struggle tremendously they will still get an opportunity to experience things that their peers do in a general education setting.

My Project

Students enjoy the use of our classroom hygiene products. However, they are in need of their own personal supply-pack to use at home. My students are distracted by the odor that invades our classroom. I will use the materials: deodorant, soap, lotion, etc. in conjunction with the hygiene lessons from the school counselor to help promote students being their healthiest and happiest self!

Providing my students with life essentials will help to improve students' self-esteem.

No longer will students feel ashamed of their body odor or appearance. These supplies will help show my students that people care about not only their learning but also their personal wellbeing.

Mrs. Thompson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Care Touch Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer Wipes – 110 Individually Wrapped Packets • Amazon Business $11.99 5 $59.95
Degree Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant 0.5 Ounce (Cool Rush, Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
50 Bulk Pack - Fig & Olive Luxury Body Lotion By C'EST LA VIE - 22ml / 0.75 fl oz - Travel Guest & Hotel Amenities - Individual Clean White Tubes in Eco Responsible Packaging. Paraben & Cruelty Free  • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Freshmint Toothpaste, Unboxed, Metallic Tube, 0.6 oz, 144 Case • Amazon Business $22.38 2 $44.76
Degree Dry Protection Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant, Shower Clean, 0.5 Ounce, 18 Count • Amazon Business $21.48 2 $42.96
BERGMAN KELLY Hotel Shampoo and Conditioner Set, Hotel Toiletries Bulk (50 Pack, 0.5 Fl Oz) Travel Size Shampoo Amenities for Guest Hospitality, Motel, Air BnB; Mini Luxury Shampoo Conditioner Sample • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
BERGMAN KELLY Travel Soap Bars, Hotel Size Bulk Toiletries (1 Oz, 100 Pack); Small Individual Wrap Soap in Travel Sizes for AirBnB, Motel, Guest Bathroom, Travel Size Luxury Bulk Hotel Bar Soap • Amazon Business $22.89 1 $22.89
DecorRack 100 Toothbrushes Affordable Bulk Pack of Disposable Manual Tooth Brush for Travel, Hotel, Guest, Good for Single Use, Detailing, Cleaning -BPA FREE- Plastic Toothbrush (Assorted Set of 100) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Medline Plastic Combs,black, 144 Count • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$334.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$400.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.60

Total project goal

$470.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.66

1 Donor

-$400.06

Donations toward project cost

-$400.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$70.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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