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Ms. Alston from Atlanta GA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Squeaky Clean for Learning!

Help me give my students care and hygiene essentials to help them feel clean, confident and ready to learn

  • $637 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a media specialist at a local, inner-city school in the metro Atlanta area. 100% of our students receive free lunch. Many of my students are underperforming and reading below grade level. I spend a good portion of my day building morale and encouraging students to read daily.

My school is comprised of students who are energetic and eager to learn.

However, some are reluctant and are often intimidated in classrooms comprised of both fast-paced and slower-paced learners. More than half of our student population is reading far below grade level.

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” My students benefit most from lessons that are teacher-led and student-centered. My students love activities that are hands-on and involve technology. In the media center, I place a strong emphasis on merging literacy and developing 21st-century skills.

My Project

Our school building is a safe space for our children. Many of our students come from low income communities. Unfortunately, many of them raise themseleves. Some of them have absent parents or parents who simply can not physically be present because they need to work countless hours to provide for their families.

Our school is committed to providing our students and families with whatever they need for their child to learn and be successful.

Good hygiene helps our children feel clean, confident and ready to learn. Our school has a full pantry and care closet. We make sure our students are nourished and have clean uniforms.

Our school also has a washer and dryer. We frequently wash soiled uniforms in school so that we can lessen this burden to families that do not have the resources to keep their children in clean uniforms. These materials requested will allow us to continue to provide the essentials for our students so they can focus on showing up to learn.

Ms. Alston
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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 500 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Listerine Total Care Fresh Mint Antiseptic Mouthwash, Travel Size 3.2 Ounces (95ml) - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $20.97 6 $125.82
Dove Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick for Women, Original Clean, For All Day Underarm Sweat & Odor Protection 2.6 oz, 6 Count • Amazon Business $20.00 5 $100.00
all Liquid Laundry Detergent, Clear for Sensitive Skin, 2X Concentrated, 110 Loads • Amazon Business $12.54 6 $75.24
Tom's of Maine Natural Kid's Fluoride Toothpaste, Silly Strawberry, 5.1 oz. 3-Pack (back in original formula) • Amazon Business $11.97 5 $59.85
Dove Body Wash Cleanser for All Skin Types Deep Moisture Effectively Washes Away Bacteria While Nourishing Your Skin 22 oz 4 count • Amazon Business $15.58 3 $46.74
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, 75 Ct Each, Pack of 3 (Package May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.98 3 $29.94
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Soothing Gel, Fresh scent, with Aloe and Vitamin E , 8 Fl Oz Pump Bottle (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Colgate Total Whitening Toothpaste with Stannous Fluoride and Zinc, Exclusive, Whitening Mint, 4.8 Oz (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98

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