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Mrs. Vollmer from Weedville PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacking for Success

My students need healthy snacks like applesauce, snack bars, organic fruit snacks, pretzels, cereal, and Goldfish crackers to fuel their brains (and bellies) for success!

  • $223 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I want my students to be engaged and motivated in the classroom!

My students are a great group of kids from a rural town in Pennsylvania.

Many of them come from food unstable homes and go hungry more than we realize. Paying attention and being engaged and motivated is very hard to do on an empty stomach.

This year, I want students to have a chance to experience creativity and inquiry in the classroom. I want them to see that what they are learning extends beyond the classroom walls and I want them to apply their learning to real-life situations. I want them to wake up in the morning and say, "I can't wait to go to school today!" Providing students with healthy snacks and making sure they don't go hungry is one way to help me reach those goals!

My Project

Our students need healthy snacks to eat through out the day and to take home at night to help fill their bellies and fuel their brains. Many of our students go without a snack through out the day and are hungry. In many cases, students may not have even eaten breakfast.

According to Feeding America, "children facing hunger may struggle in school-and beyond." It is very hard for students to concentrate when they're hungry.

A supply of healthy snacks like applesauce, pretzels, cereal, and organic fruit snacks will help the students to stay motivated during the day and a snack to take home would help them sleep better at night. Due to the socio-economic levels in our school's area, food is an essential that many of our students go without. A little bit of food to fill their belly could go a long way in helping them be successful.

Mrs. Vollmer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Healthy Snacks To Go Healthy Mixed Snack Box & Snacks Gift Variety Pack (Care Package 66 Count) (66) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go, Apple Apple, 3.2 Ounce Portable BPA-Free Pouches, Gluten-Free, 72 Total Pouches (6 Boxes with 12 Pouches Each) • Amazon Business $35.92 1 $35.92
Annie's Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks, Variety Pack, 24 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each • Amazon Business $14.92 2 $29.84
Kellogg's Breakfast Cereal, Assortment Pack, Frosted Flakes, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, and Rice Krispies, 32.7 oz Tray (30 Count) • Amazon Business $9.59 2 $19.18
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Cheddar, 45 oz, Multi-Pack Box, Snack Packs, 30-count • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Rold Gold Tiny Twists Pretzels, 1 Ounce (Pack of 40) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98

Materials cost

$156.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.40

Total project goal

$222.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.64

2 Donors

-$104.40

Donations toward project cost

-$100.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.91

match offer

-$104.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$88.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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