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Ms. Shaul from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Potter Pantry Hygiene Kits

My students need toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant and other essential resources to promote health and wellness.

  • $1,338 goal

This project expired on August 24, 2018.

This project expired on August 24, 2018.

My Students

Our school is part of a very large, urban school district with a very diverse student population. Our school is a dual language Spanish Immersion magnet, in which all students in the school receive half of their instruction in English and half of their instruction in Spanish.

By the time they become sixth graders, nearly all of the students are bilingual.

Our school serves students in grades K-6 and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers and a safe learning environment.

Our school serves ESL and Special Education students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder and specific learning disabilities.

My Project

Elementary and middle school years are a time of personal and life skill development. With bodies changing and social lives being built, it is essential for students to have a strong understanding of personal hygiene. They need essential resources to enable them to maximize learning opportunities and help them to do their best work every day.

Our students are hard working, active, very social, and in need of resources to assist with their personal hygiene!

In an effort to promote the overall health and wellness of my students, I am requesting essential and basic hygiene items. These resources will help them practice and develop good hygiene and grooming habits. The toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste will provide them with the resources needed to develop good oral hygiene habits. The deodorant/antiperspirant, shampoo and feminine products will help them maintain basic body care. The combs and brushes will help them attend to and learn the basics of personal grooming. The hand sanitizers and tissues will enable them to keep their faces and hands free of germs.

These resources are essential to building the self-esteem of children whose parents may not be able to afford these items. These items may also prevent my students from getting teased, picked on, or bullied because they lack the necessary resources for personal grooming and hygiene. We hope to utilize these resources to build understanding and help our students become more cognizant of their personal hygiene!

Ms. Shaul
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Secret Original Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant, Invisible Solid, Powder Fresh, 2.6 Ounces (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $14.82 20 $296.40
Degree Men Dry Protection 48 Hour Antiperspirant, Cool Rush 2.7 oz (Pack of 6) (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $11.70 20 $234.00
Aussie Shampoo Cleanse & Mend, 13.5 Oz. (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $17.04 10 $170.40
Tampax Radiant Plastic Tampons,Regular Abosorbency, Unscented, 32 Count, Pack of 4 (Total 128 Count) • Amazon Business $27.88 4 $111.52
Kimberly-Clark Professional 21286 Kleenex Anti-Viral Facial Tissue Cube, Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $10.89 8 $87.12
Colgate Toothbrushes Premier Extra Clean ( 12 Toothbrushes) • Amazon Business $6.65 9 $59.85
Luxxii (Pack 6) 7.5" Plastic Colorful Handle Nylon Bristles Brushes Hair Comb Designed for All Hair Types (Assort Color) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Mountain Falls Advanced Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E, Original Scent, Pump Bottle, Compare to Purell, 8 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $9.91 5 $49.55
Hair Care 4-Pack Comb - Not Breakable • Amazon Business $4.53 5 $22.65
Crest Complete Whitening + Scope Minty Fresh Flavor Toothpaste 6.2 oz, 3 Pack • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92

Materials cost

$1,090.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,136.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$200.60

Total project goal

$1,337.33

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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