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Mrs. Whitwam from Ozark AR is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snack Time Solution

My students need healthy snacks such as baked chips, nuts, and Cheez Its to have as afternoon snacks.

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come in every day raring and ready to go! Our day always begins with several hugs and exciting news that they have to share with me. To be surrounded by children who love you despite your flaws, can't wait to see you every day, and think you hung the moon is the greatest gift in the world!

The majority of my students come from high poverty homes, and many don't have Internet access at home.

It is not uncommon for students to come to second grade on a first-grade level. Because of this, it seems that we are playing catch up for most of the year. Luckily, I teach in a wonderful school where teachers are willing to share resources and do whatever it takes to help students achieve success. Although many of my students are facing various challenges including broken homes, being raised by grandparents, and high poverty, they are very motivated learners.

My Project

In our district, kindergarten and first grade students are required to send snacks to school. By the time these children get to second grade, most of them are able to make it through the day without a snack. However, my students this year are a hungry bunch! They begin asking when lunch is around 9:30 am. At that point in the day, they still have to wait 2 hours for lunch! They have begged me to buy them snacks to eat mid-morning, but of course that is nearly impossible on a teacher's budget. My students brainstormed an idea. They could bring their own snacks! It was a great idea that would work out for many of my students.

However, for students who live in poverty stricken homes, having extra snacks around the house is a luxury that for many, simply can't be afforded.

The beauty of my project is that it will benefit those who need it the most. My students who are able to, will provide their own snacks. My students who don't have snacks will be provided with them by generous donors such as yourself. I'm so proud of my students for problem solving to come up with a solution for their hunger pains

Mrs. Whitwam
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Popchips Potato Chips, Variety Pack, 30 Count (Single Serve 0.8 oz Bags), 3 Flavors: Salted, BBQ, Sour Cream & Onion, Gluten Free, Low Fat • Amazon Business $24.69 2 $49.38
Lays Oven Baked Potato Chips Variety Pack, 30 Count • Amazon Business $25.90 1 $25.90
Planters Nut 24 Count-Variety Pack, 2 Lb 8.5 Ounce • Amazon Business $9.89 2 $19.78
Cheez-It Kellogg's, Original, 30 Ounce • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$113.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.19

Total project goal

$181.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.27

1 Donor

-$181.27

Donations toward project cost

-$154.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.19

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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