You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Dobson from Tacoma WA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacks Feed our Brains and Bellies

Help me give my students snacks to keep our bellies full and our brains happy all day.

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school located in Tacoma, Washington. My class will be filled with bright students from diverse backgrounds who come to school excited to learn every day.

My students are future engineers, teachers, and politicians, and we are working hard in fourth grade to prepare for college, career, and citizenship.

Because of our diverse backgrounds, my students have diverse strengths and needs. I work hard to plan exciting activities and experiences to meet their needs every day.

My Project

We need snacks such as pretzels and crackers from quill to keep our bellies full all day. My students have a short lunch block at 11am, but stay in school until 3:30pm. Most of them don't eat enough at lunch to stay full until their next meal at 4 or 5pm, so we need an afternoon snack to keep us going.

Snacks give our bodies and brains energy to make it through the rest of the afternoon at school.

Without snacks, kindergarteners will get grumpy and more tired. I think we can all relate!

I will provide snacks for students all year, so these donations really help us.

Ms. Dobson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Dobson is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snyders Old Fashioned Mini Pretzel Canister, 32 oz • $7.64 5 $38.20
Nabisco Wheat Thins, 40 oz • $14.02 2 $28.04
Pop Weaver Microwave Popcorn, Light Butter, Popcorn, 2.5 oz (105511) • $26.68 1 $26.68
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish 58 oz. • $23.62 1 $23.62

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Tacoma","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3074360],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3641018,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":2,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Dobson","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"3074360":{"owner":"Ms. Dobson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3641018],"proposalHash":"-1160673398","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20632539,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":357,"proposalURL":"project/worms-and-butterflies/6228167/","proposalTitle":"Worms and Butterflies!","proposalId":6228167},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTkyNTExNw=="],"teacherId":3074360,"schoolCounty":"Pierce","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WA","name":"Washington"}}