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Mr. Cogswell from Salinas CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Operation Cafecito: Bring in the Parents

Help me give my students parents' a welcoming environment where they can start their day off right!

  • $335 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These kindergartners are eager and excited to learn, especially when given the right tools to help foster curiosity and authentic learning. For some of these students, it is their first time in school, and building the right foundation for them is of the utmost importance.

Kinders can code, collaborate globally, and make an impact on their community with the right tools and support.

We also need to make sure our students are emotionally and physically balanced. With 77% of our school ELLs, we must give them every chance to be successful. With your help, we can give these students the opportunities and tools they need to succeed.

My Project

The classroom should be a welcoming environment! This goes for parents as well. For this project, I am trying to encourage my hard working parents to come into the classroom with a warm cup of coffee.

A little bit of warm caffeine can go a long way.

With a coffee maker ready, some creamer (non single use), a nice mini fridge for fresh creamer, and some cups, parents will feel welcome in the class. The cart will be used to store the coffee maker so it can be easily stored. Also the surge protector will make sure everyone is safely plugged in.

With this project, I hope to build school and classroom community by reaching out to my students' parents with a welcoming environment.

Mr. Cogswell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Compostable PLA Laminated Hot Paper Cup, 8 oz, 1,000-Count • Amazon Business $55.42 1 $55.42
Drive Medical Non Tilt Top Overbed Table, Silver Vein • Amazon Business $43.93 1 $43.93
AstroAI Mini Fridge Portable AC/DC Powered Thermoelectric System Cooler and Warmer 4 Liter/6 Can for Cars, Homes, Offices, and Dorms,Black • Amazon Business $42.49 1 $42.49
Folgers Classic Roast Coffee, 38.4 Ounce, Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $6.76 6 $40.56
Coffeemate Liquid, French Vanilla, 16 Fl Oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $11.88 2 $23.76
GOLDTONE Reusable 8-12 Cup Basket Coffee Filter fits Mr. Coffee Makers and Brewers, BPA Free. • Amazon Business $6.75 2 $13.50
AmazonBasics 6-Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip, 6-Foot Long Cord, 790 Joule - Black • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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