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Ms. Jones from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

S.O.S! Harvey & FLUdemia

My students need to maintain their HEALTH! With a FLUdemic looming, my classroom needs to be equipped with disinfectant and sanitizing agents to help maintain our health.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What makes my students special? Their ability to persevere despite the many challenges and setbacks they face at such a young age. The beginning of the school year started two weeks late for my students due to Hurricane Harvey. Many of them were displaced in shelters and lost everything within their abodes! So when our doors opened, they were just happy to get some type of normalcy despite a chaotic circumstance.

What's more is that many of my all-stars come from a community that is economically disadvantaged.

They reside in homes where their parents work two and three jobs just to afford shelter and food for the family. Many have parents that are absentee and reside with extended family; others have parents that they have not seen in years.

Coupled with all of this, last year many lost their teacher for 75% of the school year. So in addition with coming from a home where it is difficult for parents to lend the assistance needed to guide their child's education, they missed out on vital instruction during the school year in their teacher's absence.

Nonetheless, they arrived September 12th ready for us to transform their lives for the better!

My Project

S.O.S! After the devastation of Harvey and the flu epidemic sweeping across the United States, my classroom is in need of cleaning supplies and materials to help keep our classroom clean and free from deadly viruses and germs!

This project is a request for help in obtaining the cleaning materials needed to keep my All Stars healthy and functioning.

Our school year was postponed for weeks, coupled with no school days due to inclement weather across the nation, we can not afford to miss ANY MORE days due to illness. With the weather fluctuating each day, our immune systems are greatly compromised. We need cleaning supplies to ensure that our desks, floors, technology and assistive technology equipment is sanitized and germ-free after heavy usage.

Ms. Jones
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 47 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kleenex Boutique Face Tissue, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6 Boxes/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $11.79 2 $23.58
Clorox 4-in-1 Disinfectant and Sanitizer Spray, 14 oz. • Staples Advantage $6.29 3 $18.87
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 35 Count Canister, 3 Canister/Pack, 105 Wipes/Pack • Staples Advantage $8.79 2 $17.58
LobbyMaster Upright Dust Pan, 12" Wide, Plastic, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)Handle, Black • Staples Advantage $16.09 1 $16.09
Rubbermaid 6374-00 Black Lobby Broom, 35"(L) • Staples Advantage $13.49 1 $13.49
Dixon Tri-Conderoga Triangular Black Woodcase Pencils with Bonus Manual Pencils Sharpener, #2 Soft, Dozen • Staples Advantage $3.45 3 $10.35
Staples Electronics Duster 7oz., 2/Pack • Staples Advantage $4.15 1 $4.15
Staples Monitor Wipes, 100 Wipes/Pk, 2/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.84 1 $3.84

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