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Ms. Zovishlack from Flint MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Refillable Lead Free Water Bottles Needed!

My students need refillable water bottles so they can drink fresh lead-free water from our state of the art water fountain!

  • $728 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at an inner-city school with students who are struggling daily with having their basic needs met daily. I have students who are absent from school because they have drunk and bathed in toxic lead water. Many of my students learn online and sit at computers for several hours. The school offers free lunch, breakfast, and snacks to all students enrolled. The school also offers a free public bus pass so that students can travel to and from work.

My students have taken ownership of their environment; they connect and help the new students and they are proud of their success.

I love my career, I love my students and I love my work family. I have had the privilege to work with some of the most amazing students who have experienced life and struggled to get out of their situation. I am fortunate to spend time with them daily.

My Project

My students have been directly harmed by the amount of lead found in their drinking water. My students had been bathing, drinking and cooking with tainted water, now we have a chance to change that by providing healthy drinking water options in our school building.

Our new watering fountain has a nifty new bottle refill station and the students could make use of it if they had Eco-friendly water bottles to have fresh healthy water in every classroom.

The students would be able to refill the water bottles several times a day and store them in our amazing classroom.

Ms. Zovishlack
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contigo Kids Autospout Gizmo Water Bottles, 14oz (Cherry Blossom, Persian Green, & Lavender) • Amazon Business $29.99 10 $299.90
Contigo Jackson Water Bottles, 24oz, Tangerine/Radiant Orchid/Grayed Jade, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $27.99 10 $279.90

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