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Mrs. Torre from La Jolla CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Providing Basic Necessities

My students need basic necessities such as laundry soap, deodorant, toothpaste, and toothbrushes for hygiene.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at our school excel beyond their obstacles. Despite being low-income and coming from San Diego's underprivileged communities, our students have the drive and motivation to change their circumstances and life goals into something worth striving for...a higher education.

All of our students want to be the first in their family to graduate from college and create a different life than the one they have been living.

Our students strive for higher education by attending school longer hours and for a longer school year making them more prepared for college. Being surrounded by such motivation is contagious and inspiring.

My Project

The basic necessities I am requesting through donor's choose are meant to help families attending our school who are really struggling to purchase basic hygiene needs. Items such as toothpaste, deodorant, toothpaste, laundry detergent are important for students to feel comfortable in class. Without these items students tend to be embarrassed and find it difficult to concentrate at time.

Having basic needs met is crucial in academic success as well as emotional stability.

We want to ensure that our students know that we care for their overall well-being by providing for their basic needs. Having teachers who know and care about students' needs is imperative in building relationships.

Mrs. Torre
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tide 8317 High Efficiency Laundry Detergent, 170 Fl. Oz. • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Degree Men Dry Protection Antiperspirant Deodorant, Clean, 2.7 oz, Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $16.50 2 $33.00
Secret Invisible Solid Deodorant, Powder Fresh (2.6 oz, 5 pk.) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
SmartHome Bedding 2-Pack Hotel Collection Plush Pillow - Down Alternative Pillows, Queen • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Tresemme Keratin Smooth Infusing Shampoo And Conditioner, 25 Ounce (Shampoo+Conditioner Combo) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Colgate 360 Toothbrush with Tongue and Cheek Cleaner - Soft (6 Count) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Colgate Total Whitening Gel Toothpaste, 4.2 ounce (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48

Materials cost

$166.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.85

Total project goal

$252.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.32

1 Donor

-$126.16

Donations toward project cost

-$107.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.92

match offer

-$126.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.92

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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