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Mrs. Eckstein from Beech Grove IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paying It Forward Matters!

Help me give my students candy bars for a lesson in paying it forward and kindness.

  • $382 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school ready to learn and compete, but many do not have the materials they need to succeed.

The problem is our school district is high poverty.

Many students do not have the necessary supplies, resources, or support needed for success. Our school district has limited funds available to classroom teachers. DonorsChoose.org has become a staple, providing much-needed resources to ensure my students have the items needed for classroom success and beyond. Without these projects, my urban students would not have what they need to prepare for high school and college.

My Project

My students are finishing a unit on genocide where we have learned about the Holocaust and Rwanda. We talk about compassion and tolerance in this unit and the importance of kindness.

The concept of "Paying It Forward" often comes up in our classroom discussions.

We discuss how simple gestures can take a negative attitude and change it to a positive. If our whole world treated others with compassion, it would be a great place every day!

My students want to write notes on wrappers they design on candy bars to distribute to those having a "bad day". They want to pay forward kindness and bring smiles to the faces of those who are down!

Mrs. Eckstein
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
M&M'S, SNICKERS, SKITTLES, STARBURST & 3 MUSKETEERS Full Size Candy Bars Assorted Variety Box, 56.11 oz, 30 Bars (220-00084) • Quill.com $27.19 4 $108.76
Hershey's Chocolate, Variety, 45 Oz., 30/Box (HEC20650) • Quill.com $25.49 4 $101.96
MARS Chocolate Full Size Candy Bars Assorted Variety Box 30 Count (220-00085) • Quill.com $26.34 3 $79.02

Materials cost

$289.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.19

Total project goal

$381.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$381.28

1 Donor

-$191.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.65

match offer

-$190.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$161.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.54

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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