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Mr. J. from Kissimmee FL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacks Help Us Work Harder

Help me give my students snacks to eat during their after school activities, including granola bars and juice boxes, because hunger makes it hard to focus.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school that is in an at-risk and low-income neighborhood. My students come from diverse backgrounds; the majority are Hispanic or African American. A little less than half of my students are limited English proficient and exceptional education students.

Many come from single-parent​ households or families that are in transition.

We work very hard to overcome all of these challenges. My students have the exact same eagerness to learn science as their peers in more affluent schools. Unfortunately, the school's resources and technology are very limited.

My classroom is a place where curiosity is cultivated and creativity is fostered. My students are inquisitive learners who love learning about our world. I strive to make all lessons interesting and engaging so students become more curious about the world and crave even more knowledge. The world's greatest inventions and advancements all started with curiosity.

My Project

I am the coach for two after school teams: Odyssey of the Mind (a creativity/problem solving team that competes against other schools) and STEM/TSA Club (focuses on increasing students' STEM skills).

Most of my students come from disadvantaged backgrounds, so very few bring a snack and drink to our club meetings.

I am requesting snacks and drinks including cereal bars, crackers, chips, granola bars, and juice boxes, so I can offer every student a snack after school at each of our afternoon meetings. When students are hungry, their focus and work effort are both negatively affected. By offering each student a snack, I can keep them on track so they can continue to do amazing things.

Mr. J.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frito Lay Variety Pack, Variety Mix, 60 Bags/Case • Quill.com $33.99 1 $33.99
Capri Sun Roarin' Waters Juice, 6 fl. oz. Pouches, Variety Pack, 40/Box (442) • Quill.com $14.02 2 $28.04
Wellsley Farms Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars, .88 oz, 60 Count • Quill.com $19.20 1 $19.20
Kellogg's Strawberry Flavored Nutri-Grain Bars, 1.3 oz. Bars, 16 Bars/Box • Quill.com $11.89 1 $11.89
Kellogg's Apple Cinnamon Flavored Nutri-Grain Bars, 1.3 oz. Bars, 16 Bars/Box • Quill.com $11.89 1 $11.89

Materials cost

$105.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.10

Total project goal

$160.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.69

3 Donors

-$85.87

Donations toward project cost

-$74.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.10

match offer

-$72.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.09

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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