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Mrs. Hagan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Poppin' For Popcorn

My students need a commercial popcorn machine, popcorn bags, scooper and extension cord.

  • $458 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inner city students. I service students from Kindergarten through the eighth grade. We also have a preschool classroom within our school. Many of my students live in the neighborhood and walk to school. Our school services a large student population both before and after school.

As a result, there are students who are in school as early as 6 AM and as late as 6 PM.

All of my students are eligible to receive the school breakfast and lunch for free.

My Project

We host a Fun Friday for our students when they have earned the opportunity to watch a movie based on a merit system for good attendance and the behavior focus of the month. Students are rewarded for making good choices over the course of the month. This merit system allows us to recognize students for exhibiting good choices on a monthly basis.

The commercial popcorn maker will be utilized at a variety of school functions including Fun Friday's (monthly), Fun & Fit Night in April, Middle School Dances, School Play Performances and our school wide Field Day held in June.

Mrs. Hagan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Great Northern Popcorn 6097 8 OZ Foundation Red Full Antique Style Popcorn Popper Machine Complete with Cart and 8-Ounce Kettle • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
Great Northern Popcorn Premium 24 Pk- 8 Ounce Popcorn Portion • Amazon Business $33.00 2 $66.00
Popcorn Bags Coated for Leak/Tear Resistance. Single Serving 1oz Paper Sleeves in Nostalgic Red/White Design. Great Movie Theme Party Supplies or for Old Fashioned Carnivals & Fundraisers! (1000) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Benchmark 42030 Aluminum Speed Scoop • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
GoGreen Power GG-13725 - 16/3 25' SJTW Outdoor Extension Cord - Lighted End • Amazon Business $9.71 1 $9.71
Winware Stainless Steel Dredges 10-Ounce with Handle • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75

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