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Mrs. Halford from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Spread Kindness Not Germs

My students need tissue, hand sanitizer, brooms and dust pans to help keep our classroom clean and germ free.

  • $313 goal

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My Students

My students are always excited when they enter the classroom, especially on lab days. They enjoy hands-on activities, working in small groups and being able to explore with their peers. My goal is to provide my students with an engaging, fun and safe learning environment. My school is located in a low social economic neighborhood where 95% of the students are on free or reduced-price lunch. Most of my students are faced with many challenges in the classroom and at home.

My Project

Hoping to start this new school year with a well stocked supply of classroom essentials like tissue, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes to help stop the spread of germs. Last year the flu season went through our school like a wild fire and many students were absent. I'm just trying to get a head of cold season this year and pre-stock these supplies.

Classroom essentials like tissue, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes will help my students to stop the spreading of germs and allow them to spread their kindness and creativity.

My students love to sweep up our classroom after we make a gigantic mess during STEAM time. Having a few sets of our own brooms and dust pans will allow more students to take ownership and stop the search of finding them from other teachers. This will be my first year in a portable and everyone is recommending fans to help circulate the air. These fans look perfect for our new space because they are small enough to not take up too much space and still keep the air flowing.

Mrs. Halford
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 180 students.

51 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Clean Angle Broom with Clip On Dust Pan • $12.79 4 $51.16
Lasko 36" Tower Fan With Remote Control, Black • $50.49 1 $50.49
Quill Brand Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon Scent, 200-Count Canister • $9.99 4 $39.96
Quill Brand Hand Sanitizer Aloe Formula, 67.6-oz. • $15.99 2 $31.98
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, 116 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack (PGC 82086) • $7.49 4 $29.96
Lasko 4910 Platinum Desktop Wind Tower Fan, Silver • $28.79 1 $28.79

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