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Ms. L from Bronx NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Personal Necessities for Students Suffering Homelessness

Help me give my students confidence while learning by providing essential personal hygiene products such as deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and chapstick, swiffer, broom, dustpan.

  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the illustrious honor of teaching an amazing group of second graders who have a wide range of diverse academic needs. They eagerly embrace opportunities to utilize technology to engage in learning experiences throughout the instructional day.

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin

vibrant, eager learners. My students' needs are important for me. "Learning is an active process, We learn by doing." - Dale Carnegie.

I need your assistance to provide my students with materials that will help them become engaged with hands-on math and science skills outside of class time.

I would love to provide my students with objects that they can take home to play and learn with their parents and siblings. Something great would be Family Engagement Math & Literature Packs in order to strengthen their home-school learning connection. My students enjoy coming to school. And I want them to have the same transition of learning and having fun at home as well. Their happiness and learning is important for me.

My Project

Children's personal hygiene is essential in order for them to feel confident along side their peers to learn and interact.

Being able to provide my students with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and deodorant would be one less worry for them each day.

Clorox wipes will provide cleanliness to keep students healthy and ready to learn.

Every child deserves to feel comfortable around his or her friends. Even a little stick of deodorant or chapstick can make a BIG difference!Our students are at the age in life where their body is constantly changing and sometimes embarrassing accidents can happen. With a fully stocked hygiene closet, we can help make these accidents less embarrassing to the student by providing them with clean clothing, showers, and products they need to feel good again.

Basic hygiene supplies can help increase students self-confidence and engagement in the classroom.

63% of our students receive free or reduced price lunches, often times these same families must choose between food and health care at home. From sports bras for PE and athletics events to lotion for dry skin; students will be able to ask for and discreetly receive hygiene items they need to be successful and comfortable in their activities. We have also set up a basket in the classroom of things students may need from pads, deodorant, and chap-stick. But we are running low on some necessities. We would like to continue giving the students things they need without them having to ask for them.

Our goal is to make a positive impact on students lives by providing them with necessities that others take for granted. In addition to a broom, dustpan, Clorox wipes, and wet jet to keep the classroom clean for them especially during this season were students keep getting sick.

Ms. L
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 100 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Degree Men Anti-Perspirant, Invisible Stick, Cool Rush, 0.5 Oz / 14 Gr (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $15.20 3 $45.60
Degree Shower Clean Dry Protection Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick, 0.5 oz (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $29.80 1 $29.80
Chap-Ice Assorted Lip Balm Tent Display (2-24pc Tents 48pcs Total) • Amazon Business $29.59 1 $29.59
Dust Pan and Broom/Dustpan Cleans Broom Combo with 40"/52" Long Handle for Home Kitchen Room Office Lobby Floor Use Upright Stand up Dustpan Broom Set • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Method All Purpose Cleaner, Honeycrisp Apple, 28 Fl Oz (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $26.32 1 $26.32
ICEWRAPS Small Instant Cold Breakable Ice Packs - 50 Count Emergency Disposable First Aid Cold Compress for Travel, Sports, Team Events, Outdoor Activities • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Swiffer WetJet Spray Mop Cleaner Starter Kit, Includes: 1 Power Mop, 5 Pads, Cleaner Solution, Batteries • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Method Foaming Hand Soap, Hibiscus Flower, 10 Fl Oz (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $21.12 1 $21.12
Jergens Ultra Healing Dry Skin Moisturizer, 1 Ounce Travel Lotion, 24-pack, for Absorption into Extra Dry Skin, with HYDRALUCENCE blend, Vitamins C, E, and B5 • Amazon Business $19.61 1 $19.61
Cora Ultra Thin Organic Cotton Period Pads, Overnight Absorbency, with Wings & Dry Wicking Technology (New 36 Count) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Sensodyne Toothpaste for Sensitivity, Extra Whitening for Sensitive Teeth, 4 Ounce (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes plus Clorox Disinfecting Wipes with Micro-Scrubbers, 3 Pack (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Organic Cotton Menstrual Pads - Petite Size, Ultra Thin & Light Natural Sanitary Napkins with Wings (28 Total), Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Swiffer Wetjet Hardwood Mop Pad Refills for Floor Mopping and Cleaning, All Purpose Multi Surface Floor Cleaning Product, 24 Count • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Ocean Breeze, 320ct (4x80ct), cleaning wipes, cleaning supplies, packaging may vary • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Crisp Linen, 38oz (2X19oz) • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
Swiffer Wetjet Spray Mop Floor Cleaner Multi-Purpose Solution Febreze Lavender & Vanilla Comfort Scent 2 Pack Of 42.2 Oz Each • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Always Totally Teen Always Radiant Infinity Pads, 14 Count • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Minty Fresh Toothpaste, Travel Size, TSA Approved, 0.85 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.61 1 $8.61
GUM Crayola Pip-Squeaks Kids Toothbrush - Ultrasoft (4 Pack - 1 of Each Character) • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82
Oral-B 35 Soft Bristles 3D Vivid Toothbrush, White, 4 Count • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
Colgate Kids Toothbrush, Trolls, Extra Soft with Suction Cups - 4Count • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60

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