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Mrs. Cranston from Wichita KS is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacks for Fuel

My students need snacks to fuel their learning throughout the school day.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Kansas. As our class sizes continue to grow, we are looking for different ways to keep students engaged. They like to move, they love to read and love lots of positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

I work at high poverty school with a high free and reduced priced lunch rate. Students who come to school hungry need snacks to help keep them focused until lunch time.

Some of our students come to school without eating breakfast and we do not eat lunch until 1:20.

Some students also come to school late or do not have a chance to eat before they come to school. The snacks in this project will make sure everyone is given the opportunity for a healthy option for breakfast, if they need it. This will also give us an opportunity to eat a snack during our reading core to help keep our minds focused until lunch time.

Mrs. Cranston
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chex Mix Traditional, 1.75 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box (GEM1240) • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Sunshine Cheez-It Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box (SUB12261) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Welch's Fruit Snacks, .9 oz, Mixed Fruit, 80/Box (919157) • Staples Advantage $26.11 1 $26.11
Quaker Chewy Granola Bar Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Variety Pack 60 Count (220-00434) • Staples Advantage $24.49 1 $24.49
Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, & Strawberry, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$143.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.80

Total project goal

$218.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.64

1 Donor

-$218.64

Donations toward project cost

-$185.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.80

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$0.00

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