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Mrs. Baumgardner from Taft TX is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Put A Smile On Your Face

Help me give my students supplies such as Post-it notes, cookies, and chocolate to spread kindness towards students, teachers, and school staff. Share the Love!

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When I think about my fifth grade students, the first words that come to mind are thoughtful, energetic, worthy, eager to learn, and curious. Most of these characteristics come with the territory of being a kid, but others are due to their everyday culture. Every day we work, as educators, to give our students all the necessary tools to succeed both in their education and their character. We do this through engaging activities and exercises.

It is important for kids to have ownership of something that leads them to success, something they look forward to, and something that provides them with the ability to meet their goals.

In order for our students to experience real-world situations and be able to benefit from daily lessons, they require tools to learn.

With your help, I can take our kids from where they are and give them the necessary tools to plan goals and work to reach them. Throughout the school year, our students become more aware of real-life mathematical situations and how to use math every day.

Every one of my students’ lives was impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As a community, we are working together to rebuild, protect, and soothe our students.

My Project

My students have the biggest hearts filled with small town pride. Prior to the last break from school, I asked my students how they could #payitforward and their responses were amazing:

"We should do something special for all our school family to show we care-we should put a smile on their face with a small gift of gratitude for helping us be who we are." From this statement, the classroom exploded with ideas of secret messages on post its to hershey's kisses left on keyboards.

My students were very selfless in their ideas and blossomed as philanthropists and designers.

The snacks and sticky notes from this project, will be used by the students to create small gifts. These gifts will be gifted to spread the love they so want to show. The materials from this DonorsChoose project will be packaged by students to be then delivered to destinations throughout our school community. The positive morale these supplies will spread is life changing. The students have many opportunities with this project to be mindful, learn skills of gift wrap, show responsibility and selflessness, along with other social skills.

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

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42 donors42 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies, Milk Chocolate,1.5 oz., 60/Pack (CAM11310) • Quill.com $48.59 1 $48.59
Nabisco Nilla Wafers Mini Cookies, 1 oz, 72 Count (304-00069) • Quill.com $33.29 1 $33.29
Hershey's KISSES Chocolates, 66.7 Oz. (HEC33458) • Quill.com $30.59 1 $30.59
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Miami Collection, 70 Sheets/Pad, 24 Pads/Pack (654-24SSMIA-CP) • Quill.com $29.69 1 $29.69
Snickers, Twix, Milky Way & 3 Musketeers Individually Wrapped Minis Size Chocolate Bars, 4 lb. Variety Mix Bag (MMM50972) • Quill.com $19.79 1 $19.79
Chocolate Cow Tales Wrapped, 1 oz. sticks, 36 Cow Tales/Box • Quill.com $19.34 1 $19.34
Mrs. Fields Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies, 1 oz., 30/Pack (212-00009) • Quill.com $16.19 1 $16.19
Colombina Thank You Soft Mint Puffs Peppermint 31.74oz (5509) • Quill.com $14.84 1 $14.84
Post-it Notes, 1.5" x 2" Marseille Collection, 100 Sheets/Pad, 24 Pads/Pack (653-24APVAD) • Quill.com $13.49 1 $13.49

Materials cost

$225.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.74

Total project goal

$304.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.94

41 Donors

-$229.15

Donations toward project cost

-$214.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$53.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$45.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.79

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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