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Ms. West from Austin TX is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacks for Sensational Readers

Help me give my students some of their favorite snacks like Slim Jims, Quaker Granola Bars, and Mott's Medleys Fruit Snacks to eat while they read!

  • $219 goal

This project expired on January 31, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a Title I, middle school in Texas. All of my students are considered economically disadvantaged. They face a range of other challenges every single day. The majority of the students I work with have a variety of learning disabilities such as ADHD, emotional disturbance​ or have experienced trauma in their lives. My students are kind, hard-working and amazing. They make me proud everyday.

I set high expectations for my students and I am constantly amazed by their efforts despite the many challenges they face.

My students continue to help me grow into a better educator and inspire me everyday.

My Project

My students need healthy snacks to provide them with energy to get through the school day. One of the first things I learned in my first year teaching is that if a student is hungry, school work becomes even more difficult.

Although my students face many challenges, hunger should not be something a 13 year old needs to worry about.

My students know they can come to my room at any time and ask for a snack. By providing snacks to my students, I have seen a tremendous increase in their effort and in the quality of their work. Many quality relationships have been built in my classroom while eating snacks. Full stomachs have helped many students, who struggle to focus and pay attention in school, to be successful throughout the day!

Mott's Fruit Snacks, Quaker Granola Bars, and Slim Jims are some of their favorites! These snacks will go directly to my 7th and 8th grade students and help them to stay full, healthy, and focused throughout the day. I will be able to give students snacks during the day, at after school tutoring, and to take home.

Ms. West
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed, 0.9 Ounce (80 Count) • Amazon Business $11.19 3 $33.57
Slim Jim Snack-Sized Smoked Meat Stick, Original Flavor, .28 Oz. 14-Count • Amazon Business $2.98 10 $29.80
Fruity Snacks, Mixed Berry, Gluten Free, Fat Free, 32 oz (40 Pouches) • Amazon Business $5.88 5 $29.40
Snyder's of Hanover Pretzels Variety 100 Calorie Pack, 22 Count • Amazon Business $6.53 3 $19.59
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, 25% Less Sugar, Variety Pack, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $9.77 2 $19.54
Kool Aid Jammers Variety Pack, 6 fl oz Pouches (Pack of 40) • Amazon Business $5.98 2 $11.96
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Cheddar Crackers, 45 oz. Multi-pack Box, 30-count 1.5 oz. Snack Packs • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

Materials cost

$153.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.85

Total project goal

$219.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.00

1 Donor

-$219.00

Donations toward project cost

-$186.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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