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Teacher Williams from Houston TX is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Not Homeless but HomeMORE

My students need clothes, socks, underwear, lotion, waterless shampoo, waterless soap, a portable washer, snacks, and containers to feel more like a regular student than the reality of their living conditions.

  • $2,086 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Abandonment is something my students shouldn't be use to. They were abandon by their previous school district when it shut down. They were also abandon by their previous teachers when they walked away. Now some of my students even know what it means to be abandoned from their own homes. Hurricane Harvey still has damaging effects on my students, leaving them without a home of their own. Even with these overwhelming obstacles, they still come to school with a hunger to learn.

My Project

The majority of my students come from a low income environment. They lack some of the basic needs that most students have to stay warm and maintain a healthy hygiene regime. Often times my students will come to school with the same clothes they had on the day before, unwashed. Other times my students come to school smelling like they left the day before. To be successful, my students must feel successful. To feel successful is to have your basic needs met. Those basic needs include cleanliness and warmth. Your donation will help my students receive clean clothes for their bodies and a hygiene supplies to maintain their cleanliness.

It definitely takes a village to raise a child.

Within our village my students need a washer and dryer to clean their clothes, weekly. They need snacks to keep them energetic during class. They need pants and shirts that are clean that they can change into when they come to class. They need deodorant, soap and shampoo to wash away the nights events away. They also need containers and jars to house all of their things within the class.

Teacher Williams
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Portable Washing Machine TG23 - Twin Tub Washer Machine with Wash and Spin Cycle Compartments by ThinkGizmos (Trademark Protected) • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
'Sweet & Sassy Girls\' Seamless Sports Performance Bra, Black/Pink, Small (30), 4-Pack' • Amazon Business $36.99 4 $147.96
Anchor Hocking Montana Glass Jar with Fresh Sealed Lid, Brushed Metal, 1.5 Gallon • Amazon Business $13.97 6 $83.82
B.U.M. Equipment Boys 10 Pack Solid Boxer Briefs Underwear, Fashion Stripes, Medium/8-10\'' • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
Crest 3D White Vivid Fluoride Anticavity Toothpaste Radiant Mint 0.85 oz Travel Size (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $8.89 8 $71.12
No Rinse Bathing Wipes, Microwaveable Hypoallergenic and Latex-Free (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $69.28 1 $69.28
Maple Almond Butter by Justin's, No Stir, Gluten-free, Non-GMO, Responsibly Sourced, Pack of 6 Jars, 16oz each • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
Cookies, Chips & Candies Care Package Variety Pack Bundle Sampler (150 Count) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Cookies Chips & Candies Office Snacks Bulk Variety Pack, Includes Display Box (Office Station 100 Count) • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
No Rinse Body Bath - 16 oz - Case of 12 - NRN910_CS • Amazon Business $57.16 1 $57.16
Slim Jim Smoked Snacks - 0.28 oz 120 Count (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $56.50 1 $56.50
Go Snacking 36 Piece Snack Box College Care Package Office Snacks Military Care Package Snacks For Kids Camping Contains Bulk Snacks Candy Cookies Chips Nuts Dried Fruits Assortment Bundle • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Planters Nuts on the Go Salted Peanuts, 1 oz single-serve bags, 48-Count • Amazon Business $14.93 3 $44.79
'\'Beverly Hills Polo Club 3 Pack of Girls\\\' Short Sleeve Interlock Uniform Polo Shirts, Size 10, White\'' • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
TeeHee Kids Boys Fashion Cotton Crew 18 Pair Pack Gift Box (9-10Y, Basic Stripe) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Assorted Candy Party Mix Bulk Twizzlers Nerds Swedish Fish Sour Patch Skittles Starburst and Much More of Your Favorite Candy. Over 200 Individually Wrapped Candy (90 oz) • Amazon Business $37.00 1 $37.00
NEW & IMPROVED Assortment Cookies Chips & Candies Snacks Variety Pack Bulk Sampler Pack for Office, Meetings, Schools, Friends & Family, Military, College, (Care Package 40 Count) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Healthy Snacks and Bars Variety Pack Gift Snack Box - Bulk Sampler (Care Package 56 Count) • Amazon Business $35.60 1 $35.60
Aveeno Skin Relief Fragrance-Free Body Wash with Oat to Soothe Dry Itchy Skin, Gentle, Soap-Free & Dye-Free for Sensitive Skin, 18 fl. oz • Amazon Business $6.97 5 $34.85
Ultimate Healthy Fitness Box - Protein & Healthy Granola Bars Sampler Snack Box (56 Count) - Care Package - Gift Pack - Variety of Fitness, Energy Bars and Premier Protein Bars. • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Beverly Hills Polo Club 3 Pack of Girls\' Short Sleeve Interlock Uniform Polo Shirts, Size 10, Navy' • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
'Beverly Hills Polo Club 3 Pack of Girls\' Short Sleeve Interlock Uniform Polo Shirts, Size 10, Red' • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Single Serve, 1.5 oz Bags (36 Count) • Amazon Business $10.02 3 $30.06
Ultimate Healthy Bar & Snacks Gift Variety Pack Bulk Sampler (Care Package 50 Count) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Degree Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant 0.5 Ounce (Cool Rush, Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Hanes Girls' Hipster, Assorted, 10 (Pack of 9) • Amazon Business $13.00 2 $26.00
Fruit of the Loom Men's 5 Pack Breathable Boxer Brief • Amazon Business $23.94 1 $23.94
Snuggle Laundry Scent Boosters Concentrated Scent Pacs, Blue Iris Bliss, Tub, 115 Count • Amazon Business $11.96 2 $23.92
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels Single-Serve 1.5 Ounce, 48 Count • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Degree Dry Protection Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant, Shower Clean, 0.5 Ounce, 18 Count • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Pop-Tarts Breakfast Toaster Pastries, Flavored Variety Pack, Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon, Frosted Strawberry, 57.5 oz (32 Count) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
TeeHee Kids Girls Fashion Variety Cotton Crew 18 Pair Pack Gift Box (9-10Y, Vintage) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Tide PODS 3 in 1 HE Turbo Laundry Detergent Pacs, Spring Meadow Scent, 81 Count Tub - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Cleanlife Products No Rinse Shampoo 16 oz 3 Pack • Amazon Business $19.35 1 $19.35
Bienzoe Girl's School Uniforms Stretchy Twill Adjust Waist Flat Front Pants Khaki Size 10 • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
24 Pack Nature’s Bees Cocoa Butter Lip Balm Tubes Moisturizer All Natural Chap Treatment • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Dickies Big Boys' Flex Waist Double Knee Pant, Khaki, 12 • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer, 1 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
French Toast Big Girls' Belted 2-Pleat Scooter, Khaki, 10 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dickies Big Boys' Flat Front School Uniform Short, Khaki, 12 Regular • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Gatorade Thirst Quencher, G2 Glacier Freeze and G2 Fruit Punch, 12 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Q-tips Antimicrobial Cotton Swabs 300 Each (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Travel Toothbrush, On The Go Folding Feature, medium bristle brushes (2 pack) (Blue-Green) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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