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

Personal Care Items For Everday Living.

Help me give my students have access to personal health care items and healthy snacks.

  • $1,193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are charismatic, dedicated, and avid readers, as long as they have the right book. They live in a low socioeconomic area, and our school is a Title I school, which means that the majority of our students (in our case, more than 95%) receive free lunch because of their family's income. Our school is also a Spanish dual immersion school.

Most of my students are native Spanish speakers and work diligently to develop both their Spanish and English language and literacy skills.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students already have a "home." In other words, I know exactly where everything will go. We just need your help in getting everything through our door! The deodorant, toothbrushes, soap, and other personal care items will all be placed in to hygiene kits for all students in 4th grade. We will give them a presentation on how each item is used and why. These 4th grade students are going through changes that they are barely beginning to notice. They need guidance and some items to help them take care of their body changes.

For many of our students, it is difficult for parents to supply them with the basic hygiene products because they need to prioritize shelter and food.

We want our students know how important it is to take care of ourselves to live a longer and healthier life.

The raisins, crackers and other snacks will be stored in the classroom for when student come to school without having breakfast or a snack for recess. Many students do not always have the means to have a snack before lunch and often are hungry before lunch time comes.

Ms. Fernandez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 58 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box • $25.49 4 $101.96
Nature Valley Oats 'n Honey Granola Bars, 49 Count (220-00457) • $22.94 4 $91.76
Sun-Maid Natural California Raisins, 64 oz. (02908) • $20.65 4 $82.60
PURELL 3901-36-BWL Advanced Bottle Display Bowl, 36 Count • Amazon Business $33.63 2 $67.26
Degree Dry Protection Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant, Shower Clean, 0.5 Ounce, 18 Count • Amazon Business $21.48 3 $64.44
Scope Travel Size Mouthwash Classic Original Mint 1.2 Oz 48 Pack • Amazon Business $31.75 2 $63.50
Degree Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant 0.5 Ounce (Cool Rush, Pack of 18) • Amazon Business $27.98 2 $55.96
Crest Pro-Health Clean Mint Toothpaste, Smooth Formula 0.85 oz, Travel Size, (36 Pack) • Amazon Business $26.95 2 $53.90
GUM Expanding Dental Floss, 4yd / 3.6 m Travel Tub #2030A - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer, 1 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.97 3 $44.91
Kleenex 3-Ply Pocket Packs Facial Tissues, 48 Packs of 10 Tissues by Kleenex • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Locking Contemporary Container 71qt., Clear Lid • $11.89 3 $35.67
Duro 8"x4.75"x10"-100 Pcs-Brown Kraft Paper Shopping, Mechandise, Party, Gift Bags • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
100 Bulk Toothbrushes Individually Wrapped-Manual Disposable Travel Toothbrush Set for Adults or Kids, Large Head, Medium Soft, Multi-Color, Individually Packaged Tooth Brush. Travel Toiletries. • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Healthy Helpings Natural Animal Crackers 45 oz (220-00464) • $11.38 2 $22.76
Folgers Classic Roast Ground Coffee, Medium Roast, 48 oz. Canister (2550000518) • $11.04 2 $22.08
Chap-Ice Assorted Lip Balm (Pack of 72) • Amazon Business $22.01 1 $22.01
Soap Hotel Bar Individually Wrapped # 3/4 Travel Mini Size For Airbnb, Spa, Guest Room, Motels. 100 Pack. • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50

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