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Ms. P. from New Orleans LA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Personal Hygiene Matters

My students need essential life and personal hygiene products to keep their focus on academic needs.

  • $338 goal

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My Students

I teach in New Orleans where the day-to-day challenges of the city surpass the classroom. I teach in a city where we sit at the 49th lowest academic performing state in America. I teach at a school wanting to give our kids the world but simply cannot do it financially.

The students I teach are the most amazing kids in the world.

I truly believe that. They are unique, they are smart, and they are going places. I also believe my students are also the most active kids in the world! I teach 7th and 8th-grade special education math, and the majority of my students need small group instruction for attention, hyperactivity, and behavioral support.

My Project

Middle school is the developmental stage where students experience the most change and growth in their body. I've found that middle schoolers often struggle with keeping up with these changes. I'm requesting a bank of personal hygiene products to keep in the classroom so students can focus more on learning and less on their bodies.

Personal hygiene can make or break a child's self-confidence.

Students that aren't completely comfortable in their body are more likely to want to hide and remain unseen in school. By donating to this project, you can help improve students' self-esteem by helping them take care of their personal needs. Some of the items listed are deodorant, toothpaste, sanitary pads, and chapstick.

Ms. P.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Always Ultra Thin Size 1, Regular Absorbency Feminine Pads without Wings, Unscented, 44 count - Pack of 3 (132 Total Count) (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $16.47 3 $49.41
Tampax Pocket Pearl Triplepack (Regular/Super/Super Plus) Plastic Tampons, Unscented, 34 Count, 4 Boxes, (Total 136 Count) • Amazon Business $27.88 1 $27.88
Chap-Ice Assorted Lip Balm (Pack of 72) • Amazon Business $24.31 1 $24.31
Dove Cotton Soft Anti-Perspirant Deodorant Spray Dry 48 Hour Protection (Pack of 6) 150 Ml by Dove • Amazon Business $21.36 1 $21.36
Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Crisp Linen, 19 Ounce, 3 Count • Amazon Business $20.43 1 $20.43
NIVEA Essentially Enriched Body Lotion,hydra IQ Plus, 2 Botlles of 21 Fl Oz • Amazon Business $19.40 1 $19.40
Always Infinity Size 3 Feminine Pads with Wings, Super Absorbency, 28 Count - Pack of 3 (84 Total Count) • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Simple Facial Wipes, Cleansing, 25 wipes, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
Colgate Toothbrushes Premier Extra Clean ( 12 Toothbrushes) • Amazon Business $6.65 2 $13.30
Lysol - Disinfecting Wipes - 4x80ct - Lemon & Lime Blossom - Disinfectant - Cleaning - Sanitizing • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Complete Manicure Pedicure Nail Set (10 Pieces) | Stainless Steel Fingernail & Toenail Clipping Kit | Includes Cuticle Remover & Portable Travel Case | Beauty Care Grooming Kit For Men & Women • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Colgate Total Toothpaste, Anticavity Fluoride and Antigingivitis, Clean Mint Travel Size, TSA Aproved, 0.75 Oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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