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Ms. Pateman from Stevensville MT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Off Right!

Help me give my students a nutritional and protein-filled start to their mornings!

  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders live in a rural valley surrounded by the beautiful Bitterroot Mountains of Montana. Our town is several miles from surrounding towns, which tends to isolate our neighborhood children.

My third-grade students are kind and curious beings learning how to navigate around numbers, meanings of words, rhythms, and friendships.

Our school is a K-12 campus with multiple schools (buildings) housing several grade levels. I love that my students see the different ages of learners as they attend school each day!

My Project

Earlier this year, I was able to have a DC project funded for protein bars. I did not know the impact it would have on my students. First, I was not sure if they would like protein bars. I found a tasty bar that has 20 grams of protein.

Studies show that children need at least 10 grams of protein daily before 10:00 am each day to sufficiently fuel their bodies for learning.

Little did I know, my students were so happy to be able to have a mid-morning snack whenever they needed one. My supply of bars were completely gone by the middle of October.

Ms. Pateman
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 23 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pure Protein Bars, High Protein, Nutritious Snacks to Support Energy, Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Variety Pack, 1.76oz, 18 Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 8 $159.92

Materials cost

$159.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.94

Total project goal

$226.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.26

2 Donors

-$159.16

Donations toward project cost

-$135.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.87

match offer

-$67.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$57.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.06

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$0.00

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