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Ms. K. from San Francisco CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Peer Mentoring and Snacking!

My students need granola bars, juice, and snacks to be nourished throughout the day as well as bins to store the supplies and keep them from the mice!

  • $1,185 goal

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My Students

With over 500 students who qualify for free and reduced-price school lunch, our middle school has a diverse population of amazingly creative, funny, quirky, incredible kids.

Middle school is a time of self-consciousness for students and finding out more about themselves.

An important part of their journey is to feel like they fit in. With the cold, rainy weather, families often do not have the resources to provide sturdy shoes and rain gear for their children.

Many of our students take the bus for over an hour to get across town to come to school. They and their families are amazingly committed to learning despite challenges of poverty, community violence, and fatigue.

Through these resources, we hope to facilitate their physical, social, and emotional growth and learning while encouraging self-confidence.

My Project

We plan to provide peer academic mentoring to some of our new sixth grade students. Seventh and eighth grade students will support the younger students to be at their best. As they meet they will snack on granola bars, juice, popcorn, and pretzels to focus on learning rather than their growling stomachs.

Students' basic needs are food and nourishment.

Food brings people together! Through this project and peer mentoring, we hope to provide both. Additionally, several Wellness groups will support students in smaller groups to help with their transition to middle school, learn organizational tools, and have fun. We want to make sure students are fed as they meet in support groups. In order to keep the food from the mice, we need the bins to store everything in.

Ms. K.
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 100 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE Tote with Lid, 20 Gallon, White, FG9S3100WHT • Amazon Business $30.72 4 $122.88
Jack Link's Beef Jerky, Classic Variety Pack, 4 Count • Amazon Business $28.99 2 $57.98
Nature's Valley granola bars, Crunchy Oats N Honey, 60 Count • Amazon Business $18.35 3 $55.05
Dole Mandarin Oranges in 100% Juice, 4 Oz, 12 Count • Amazon Business $16.00 3 $48.00
Nature Valley Granola Bars, Crunchy, Oats and Dark Chocolate, 6 Pouches- 1.49 oz, 2-Bars Per Pouch, 8.94 Oz(Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $15.00 3 $45.00
Snyders | Old Fashioned Pretzel Sticks 3 pounds 7 ounces • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Gardettos Original Recipe Snack Mix, 40 Oz • Amazon Business $14.90 3 $44.70
WELCHS 884640 Fruit Snacks, 0.9 oz Pouch, 80/Box • Amazon Business $21.44 2 $42.88
Dole Fruit Bowls, Diced Peaches in 100% Fruit Juice, 4 Ounce (36 Cups), All Natural Diced Peaches Packed in Fruit Juice, Naturally Gluten Free, Non-GMO, No Artificial Sweeteners • Amazon Business $19.74 2 $39.48
Kirkland Signature Animal Crackers, Organic 4 Pound • Amazon Business $19.63 2 $39.26
Apple & Eve Fruitables, Apple Harvest, 8 Count, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $19.15 2 $38.30
ACT II Butter Lovers Microwave Popcorn - 28/3 oz • Amazon Business $18.64 2 $37.28
Snyders Mini Pretzels Tub, 40 Ounce • Amazon Business $17.78 2 $35.56
Mott's 100% Fruit Punch Juice, 6.75 fl oz boxes, 8 count (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $17.52 2 $35.04
Tropicana 100% Juice Box, Apple Juice, 4.23oz, 44 Count • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Cheez-It Baked Snack Mix, Classic, 10.5 oz Box(Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $8.64 3 $25.92
Capri Sun 100% Juice Blend, Fruit Punch, 10 Pouches (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $12.76 2 $25.52
Mott's Unsweetened Applesauce, 3.9 oz cups, 36 count • Amazon Business $21.70 1 $21.70
Transitions2earth Biodegradable EcoPure Spoons - Box of 500 - Plant a Tree with Each Item Purchased! • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Transitions2earth Biodegradable EcoPure Forks - Box of 500 - Plant a Tree With Each Item Purchased! • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Chex Mix Traditional Snack Mix, Original, 40 Ounce • Amazon Business $6.49 3 $19.47
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, White Cheddar, Family Size, 21 oz Box(Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $12.57 1 $12.57
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Family Size, 21 oz Box(Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $12.57 1 $12.57
StillCool 5oz Kitchens Premium Stainless Steel Ice Scoop, Ice Cream Sweet Food Wedding Buffet Candy Bar Scoops (5) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95

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