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Ms. Borcelis from Oakland CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

So Fresh and So Clean

Help me give my students a cleaner classroom by providing us the the necessary cleaning supplies to use after every class, and especially after every lab.

  • $279 goal

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My Students

As this is the first year Chemistry will be offered at my new school, I am asking for your help to build the supply closet with the basic materials to effectively implement the Chemistry curriculum to teach our first senior class at a small school in Oakland.

With a diverse group of student body, from the highly-motivated, college-bound ones to the working student-athletes and students with a variety of special needs, all my students are excited to explore the world of Chemistry in my classroom.

I would love for them to have multiple "a-ha moments" as they connect the theoretical and molecular with the hands-on laboratory activities designed to make science more accessible to every and all types of learners.

My Project

It is flu season, and several of my students miss class because they are getting sick. My goal for this project is to have cleaning and sanitizing supplies for my students to use in my regular classes and as well as in the labs. The soap would not only serve as a way to teach students good hand washing habits, but also to clean and wash glassware. In addition, I will be using some of these materials as part of the lab: dish washing soap in Biology for extracting DNA from Strawberry Lab, toilet paper and baking soda in Chemistry for exploring Gas Laws, to name a couple.

I also plan on using these supplies for my Advisory Service Day Wednesdays for when my students help clean our classroom as part of their community service hours.

This teaches my students not only to give back, but also to take pride in their space. The sanitizing wipes, garbage bags, and the other supplies would allow me to do that every week.

Ms. Borcelis
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kleenex Professional Facial Tissue for Business (21606), Flat Tissue Boxes, 48 Boxes / Case, 125 Tissues / Box • Amazon Business $62.29 1 $62.29
Scott Essential Professional 100% Recycled Fiber Bulk Toilet Paper for Business (13217), 2-PLY Standard Rolls, White, 80 Rolls / Case, 506 Sheets / Roll • Amazon Business $42.34 1 $42.34
Amazon Brand - Solimo Basic Flex-Sheets Paper Towels, 12 Value Rolls, White, 148 Sheets per Roll (New Version) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Softsoap Hand Soap Soothing Aloe Vera Moisturizing Hand Soap Refill 64 Fl Oz Bottle (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $16.61 1 $16.61
Amazon Brand - Solimo Tall Kitchen Drawstring Trash Bags, 13 Gallon, 120 Count • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Dawn Ultra Dishwashing Liquid Dish Soap, Original Scent, 2Count, 56 Oz.(Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Amazon Brand - Solimo Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon Scent & Fresh Scent, 75 Wipes Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Lysol All Purpose Cleaner, Lemon Breeze, 32 oz(Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda, 5 lb • Amazon Business $3.08 1 $3.08

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