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Ms. Bukowski from Brooklyn NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. B, Can We Have Some Snacks Please?

My students need assorted snacks to provide to them when they are hungry or do not have items within their home setting!

  • $374 goal

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My Students

The students at our school are emotionally disabled high school aged children. Most of our students come from low income families and travel quite far each day to get to their school outside their neighborhood. Most of the living conditions our students overcome on a daily basis, an outsider would not be able to comprehend.

When they show up each morning ready to work, we as teachers try to help them get through the day any way we can, whether it be a listening ear, a should to cry on, the advice giver, or just someone they can rely on to be as the snack provider.

I admire that facing the hardships they do, they are still committed to receiving their high school diplomas in an effort to better themselves. Facing the conditions they do on a daily basis, many people would give up, or not believe in themselves, but every morning our students show up ready to learn, eager to improve their lives, but unfortunately they arrive hungry and need snacks to focus on the academic tasks for the day!

My Project

Many days out of the week my students come to school on an empty stomach and complain they are hungry. The reason why many of my students are hungry, is because food outside of their school environment is not something that is always guaranteed. Sometimes for my students the thought of waiting until lunchtime to eat is just unbearable for them! It's very hard to concentrate when your stomach is growling, or you didn't have any food from school lunch the day before!

My students ask me to buy them snacks or lunch all the time since many come to school each day without money on them.

Having a wide array of snacks in the classroom will help eliminate the distraction of hunger pains. Once their hunger needs are met they can concentrate on learning and make the most of their school day, while improving their future by gaining social and emotional growth!

Ms. Bukowski
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Daelman's Stroopwafels Caramel Pack of 24 (1.38 Ounce) • Amazon Business $21.75 2 $43.50
Nissin Cup O Noodles Hearty Chicken, 2.25-Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Epic All Natural Meat Bar, 100% Grass Fed, Bison, Uncured Bacon and Cranberry, 12 count • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
KIND Thai Sweet Chili Sweet and Spicy Bar, 10g Protein • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
KIND sweet & spicy korean chili almond bar 1.6ozx 4 bars, total 6.4oz • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries, Frosted Strawberry, 16 Count • Amazon Business $3.68 4 $14.72
Skittles Wild Berry Candy, 41 ounce bag. • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Starburst FaveReds Fruit Chews Candy Bag, 2lbs 9oz • Amazon Business $5.98 2 $11.96
Mott's Medleys Fruit Snacks, Assorted Fruit Gluten Free Snacks, Family Size, 40 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each • Amazon Business $5.88 2 $11.76
KIND Roasted Jalapeno Sweet and Spicy Bar, 10g Plant Protein, Gluten Free, 1.6oz Bars, 12 Count • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
Jack Links Snack Packs, Original, 3.125 Ounce • Amazon Business $4.67 2 $9.34
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws, Zesty Ranch, 1 oz. (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Straws, Sea Salt, 1 oz. (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $3.98 2 $7.96
Doritos Nacho Cheese Flavored Tortilla Chips, 12 Singles • Amazon Business $3.98 2 $7.96
Slim Jim Snack-Sized Smoked Meat Stick, Original Flavor, 3.92 Oz. (14 Count) • Amazon Business $2.53 3 $7.59
Kellogg's Pop-Tarts Frosted Toaster Pastries, Frosted Cookies and Creme, 16 Count • Amazon Business $3.68 2 $7.36
Sour Punch Ragin' Reds Sour Candy Bites, 9oz Bag • Amazon Business $2.46 2 $4.92
Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookies - Snack Packs, 14.04 Ounce • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
Pringles Sour Cream and Onion Snack Stacks, 0.74 Ounce, 12 count • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68
Pringles Original Snack Stacks, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.52 1 $4.52
Betty Crocker Fruit By The Foot Berry Tie-Dye 6 - 0.75 oz Rolls • Amazon Business $2.00 2 $4.00
Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks, Gushers, Variety Snack Pack, 6 Pouches, 0.9 oz Each • Amazon Business $2.00 2 $4.00
Sour Patch Watermelon Peg Bag Candy, 4 Ounce • Amazon Business $0.92 2 $1.84

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