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Ms. Castaneda-Hepburn from Los Angeles CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe Snacking!

Help me give my students crackers, beef jerky, bars and other snacks to keep their energy up!

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a middle school in a large city. We are a Title I school with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast, lunch, and supper. My students are amazing and eager learners, and I want to help them become successful, happy adults.

Most of my students are from the local area.

They have chosen to follow a marine science and environmental studies pathway for their middle school years. English is a second language for many of them. Their parents encourage them to learn as much as they can while supporting the teachers any way they can.

My Project

I work with some amazing students. Unfortunately, some of them do not have the option to bring a snack to school.

When they are hungry, they do not learn as well.

The crackers, chips, beef jerky, bars, and almonds will help when they need a little something to hold them until the next meal. They sometimes save their snacks until they get home. The Cup of Noodles and cups of macaroni and cheese are easy to take home and cook. This project includes snacks that are sugar free, gluten free, nut free and vegan... something for every student so that no one is excluded.

Thank you for taking the time to read and consider our project.

Ms. Castaneda-Hepburn
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 180 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MadeGood Granola Minis Club Pack (20 ct, 0.85 oz. each); 10 Bags Chocolate Chip and 10 Bags Mixed Berry Granola Minis; Vegan, Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly, Organic, Non-GMO Snacks • Amazon Business $21.70 2 $43.40
Tillamook Country Smoker Zero Sugar Original Keto Friendly Beef Jerky, 6.5 Ounce (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $8.98 3 $26.94
JOLLY RANCHER Hard Candy, Assorted Flavors, Sugar-Free, 3.6 Ounce Bag (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Whisps Cheese Crisps Single Serve 12 Pack Variety Pack |Back to School Snack, Keto Snack, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb, High Protein| Parmesan and Cheddar (12 x 0.63oz) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Luna BAR - Gluten Free Bars - Variety Pack - Flavors May Vary (1.69 Ounce Snack Bars, 12 Count) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Cheez-It Original Cheese Crackers - School Lunch Food, Baked Snack, Single Serve, 1 oz Bag (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $6.32 2 $12.64
VELVEETA Original Microwavable Shells & Cheese Cups, 8 Count Box | Single Serving Cups with Delicious Velveeta Cheese Sauce | Convenient & Ready in 3.5 Minutes, 19.1 Ounce (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Blue Diamond Almonds, Smokehouse, 1.5 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $3.84 2 $7.68

Materials cost

$160.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.65

Total project goal

$244.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.34

2 Donors

-$206.80

Donations toward project cost

-$206.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$1.05

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Project Activity

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