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Ms. Pineda from Houston TX is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Snacks to Motivate STEM Learning

Help me give my students snacks, bottled water, and Gatorade to keep them energized all day!

  • $632 goal

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My Students

Our students are hardworking, and their families care a lot about their success. They come from low socioeconomic backgrounds in Houston, Texas with almost every student qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. Over 90 percent of the students are Hispanic, and many of them will be the first person in their families to graduate from college.

My students are inspired to continue their education in a health science occupation.

Our health science programs serve students from grades 9-12. The programs offer practical experience and mentorship. The mentorship provides the students with support, helpful information, and guidance. Our goal is to supply our students with life skills that can help drive them to success in and out of high school.

My Project

Our students have long days in school and many still stay here on campus for after school extracurricular activities. With lunch being served early in the day and school not ending until 4 pm, you can just imagine how much an afternoon snack is needed! My students need some type of snack and drink to help give them the fuel they need to make it through the school day.

Being able to have snacks and drinks will help keep my studetns energized so they can continue to focus on learning throughout the day.

The snacks will also be used as rewards for class participation. Students will also have them available when they stay after school for club meetings or tutorial.

The facial tissues will be used daily as it is a classroom necessity. Please consider supporting our project!

Ms. Pineda
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frito-Lay Fiery Mix Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $17.41 4 $69.64
Nestle Pure Life Purified Water, 16.9 Fl oz. Plastic Bottled Water, 24/Carton (110109) • $8.99 6 $53.94
- Rice Krispies Treats, Original Marshmallow, 0.78oz Pack, 60 per Carton • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats, 60 bars • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
M&M'S, SNICKERS, 3 MUSKETEERS, SKITTLES & STARBURST Full Size Chocolate Candy Variety Mix 56.11-Ounce 30-Count Box • Amazon Business $22.34 2 $44.68
CORE Hydration, 30.4 Fl. Oz (Pack of 12), Nutrient Enhanced Water, Perfect 7.4 Natural pH, Ultra-Purified With Electrolytes and Minerals, Cup Cap For Sharing • Amazon Business $18.96 2 $37.92
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 24 Family Boxes, 124 Tissues Per Box (2976 Tissues Total) • Amazon Business $37.88 1 $37.88
OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, 30 - 1.59 oz Snack Packs • Amazon Business $12.69 2 $25.38
Pringles Potato Crisps Chips Variety Pack, Lunch Snacks, Office and Kids Snacks, Grab N' Go, 20.6oz Box (15 Cans) • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
Frito-Lay Fun Times Mix Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Pop Weaver Microwave Popcorn, Extra Butter, 22 Bags per Box… • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Gatorade Classic Thirst Quencher, Variety Pack, 12 Fl Oz (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Smartfood Popcorn Variety Pack, 0.5 Ounce (Pack of 40) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Pringles Potato Crisps Chips - Sour Cream and Onion Flavored Salty Snack, Lunch Food, Single Serve 1.4 Oz Cans (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
Gatorade Original Thirst Quencher Fierce Variety Pack, 20 Oz, Pack Of 12 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $4.44 2 $8.88
REESE'S Miniatures Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Candy, Holiday, 35.6 oz Bulk Party Bag • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Maruchan Ramen Chicken, 3.0 Oz, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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