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Ms. O. from Ewing NJ is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Positive Treats for Struggling Students

Help me give my students positive treats to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from a variety of cultures and backgrounds in an urban neighborhood. They attend an alternative educational program designed for students in elementary and middle school who struggle in a regular school setting for various reasons.

My students deserve to feel proud, believed in, and that they are able to create something wonderful.

They struggle with a range of learning disabilities and emotional disorders, and some lack a stable home life, but even with the external stressors that surround them on a daily basis, they remain hardworking, talented, and driven.

My Project

My students deserve to feel confident and comfortable. Living in a low socioeconomic area, many of my students’ families are unable to afford celebrations and extravagant gifts. These celebratory treats and cards are meant to reward students and let them know that they are cared for! The candy and treats will be used to celebrate students’ accomplishments and special occasions helping to create a warm and friendly environment. The requested supplies will increase attendance and directly address the issue of learning gaps created by frequent absences, students will feel special celebrating their birthdays, successes, and academic achievements.

Positive moments in the classroom go a long way in motivating our students beyond the classroom.

These items are only material, but they represent a larger need in making students feel valued.

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blistex Lip Medex.25-Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Twix Cookie Bars, Caramel Milk Chocolate, 1.79-Ounce Packages (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
KIT KAT Chocolate Candy Bars, Halloween Candy (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $20.29 1 $20.29
40 Birthday Cards Assortment – Happy Birthday Card Bulk Box Card Sets for Women and Men, Children and Adults - Blank Cards with Envelopes • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Colorful Mens Dress Socks Funky – HSELL Men Multicolored Crazy Pattern Fashionable Fun Crew Socks 4 Pack (C2) … • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Chalkboard Thank You - 36 Note Cards - 6 Designs - Kraft Envelopes Included • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
48 Pack Assorted All Occasion Greeting Cards, Blank Note Card, Includes Happy Birthday, Congratulations, Thank You Cards Assortment Designs, Bulk Box Set Variety Pack, Envelopes Included, 4 x 6 Inches • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Shine, Pucker - 1 Tube • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Shine, Blush - 1 Tube • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Shine, Smooch - 1 Tube • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69

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