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Mrs. Toomer from Upper Marlboro MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Refrigerators for Cool Kids

Help me give my students refrigerators to keep water and perishable snacks cold, and snacks to eat at home.

  • $1,677 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2019.

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My Students

We are one big, happy family. Our Title I school is home to a large population (92%) of English language learners. My students face many challenges while living in a new country and attempting to learn a new language.

My three classes are filled with 75 eager students who love working together to complete various tasks.

My goal is to make their transition as smooth as possible in hopes of preparing them for great achievement. They are capable of greatness and will achieve.

My Project

The requested materials are life essentials that will be used by the families of our students in need. Receiving these items would mean so much to the students and their families.

As school begins our students worry about their parents and siblings while they are in school.

Having food such as tuna, vegetables, fruit, chips, and a refrigerator to take food home on the weekends will truly be a blessing.

Having the requested life essentials would allow our students to focus on their academics instead of their basic needs. Our students work very hard and would appreciate receiving these essential items to stay clean, dry and prepared to learn.

Mrs. Toomer
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 800 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insignia? - 18 Cu. Ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator - Stainless steel • Best Buy Education $342.29 2 $684.58
Wyler's Italian Ice, Fat Free Freezer Bars, Berry & Cherry Mix (12 Boxes, 6 - 2 oz bars per box) • Amazon Business $21.42 5 $107.10
StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water, 2.6-Ounce Pouches (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $24.00 4 $96.00
SOCKS'NBULK 60 Pairs Mens Wholesale Bulk Sports Crew Socks, Athletic Socks Case Pack Options Black,10-13 • Amazon Business $65.99 1 $65.99
Rice a Roni Cups, Individual Cup 2.11 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $13.73 4 $54.92
Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Lower Sugar, Variety Pack, Breakfast Cereal, 48 Counts • Amazon Business $11.95 4 $47.80
Dole Fruit Bowls, Mandarin Oranges in 100% Juice, 16 Oz, Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Dole Fruit Bowls, Diced Pears in 100% Juice, 4 Cups (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $13.44 3 $40.32
Libby's Mixed Vegetables, 8.5 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.49 3 $34.47
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $6.89 5 $34.45
Libby's Sweet Peas, 8.5 Ounces (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.24 2 $24.48
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Oz, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $4.68 5 $23.40
DOLE FRUIT BOWLS, Cherry Mixed Fruit in 100% Fruit Juice, 4 Ounce (4 Cups)(Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44
Kraft Easy Mac Original Macaroni and Cheese Dinner, 18 Microwaveable Single Serve Packets • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, 16 Ounce (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
Pringles Snack Stacks Potato Crisps Chips, Flavored Variety Pack, Original, Cheddar Cheese, and Sour Cream and Onion, 12.9 oz (18 Cups) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48

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