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Mr. Daigle from Lewiston ME is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stock Our Shelves Again

Help me give my students filling pantry staples such as tuna, beef stew, and peanut butter.

  • $2,421 goal

This project expired on March 22, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an urban middle school full of culturally diverse students. Every student in our district receives free breakfast and lunch due to the high poverty in our community. Many of our students come from hard working families. They just need some help.

In our school, we have students who hear the school bell ring in the afternoon and begin to worry about where their next meal will come from.

Many of our students live with food insecurity. That shouldn't happen, and this is a way to support these students.

My Project

We all know that kids cannot learn without their basic needs met, and having the Lewiston Middle School food pantry as a resource for that is crucial to our student's success. Things like peanut butter, tuna, and soup might seem like small things, but they can make a bigger impact to a child in need. Our students are able to come into the pantry and take the items home that they are without. In addition, we are also able to pack bags for students in need to take home directly from school should the need arise.

Keeping the pantry well stocked has been a struggle for us as the need is greater than we have resources for.

Having your donations provide more of the "high need" items was a great way for us to restock and replenish for the needs of our students.

Thank you again sincerely for making these items accessible for our students and their families.

Mr. Daigle
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Campbells Chunky Beef with Country Vegetables, 18.8 oz. Can • Staples Advantage $38.69 5 $193.45
Barilla Italian Entrees, Marinara Penne, 6 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $29.99 5 $149.95
Barilla Italian Entrees, Meat Sauce Gemelli, 6 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $29.99 5 $149.95
Barilla Italian Entrees, Tomato & Basil Penne, 6 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $29.99 5 $149.95
Campbells Microwaveable Soup at Hand, Classic Tomato, 10.75 oz. Cans, 8 Cans/Box • Staples Advantage $28.99 5 $144.95
Campbells Microwaveable Soup at Hand, Chicken with Mini Noodles, 10.75 oz. Cans, 8 Cans/Box • Staples Advantage $28.99 5 $144.95
Nongshim Bowl Noodle Soup 12 Pack (220-00481) • Staples Advantage $27.99 5 $139.95
Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore Tuna, 5 oz., 8 Pack (107490) • Staples Advantage $26.89 5 $134.45
Kraft Mac & Cheese Easy Mac Cups 12 Count (02587) • Staples Advantage $23.49 5 $117.45
Tiny Twists Pretzels, 1 oz. Bag, 88/Carton • Staples Advantage $82.99 1 $82.99
Maruchan Chicken Soup, 2.25 oz. Packs, 12 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $13.99 5 $69.95
Pirate's Booty Natural Aged White Cheddar Baked Corn Puffs, 0.5 Oz, 36 Count (220-00092) • Staples Advantage $26.99 2 $53.98
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box (CAM13539) • Staples Advantage $52.93 1 $52.93
Welch's Concord Grape Jelly 2 Pack (220-00446) • Staples Advantage $25.99 2 $51.98
Hellmann's Real Mayonaise 2 Count (220-00476) • Staples Advantage $21.49 2 $42.98
Keebler Cookie & Cracker Variety Pack 2.2 lbs., 36/Carton • Staples Advantage $40.49 1 $40.49
Rice Krispies Treat Original, 60/Ct • Staples Advantage $18.99 2 $37.98
Teddie Natural Smooth Peanut Butter, 26 Oz. • Staples Advantage $8.99 4 $35.96
Grandma's Cookie Variety Pack, 36 Bags/Box (FRI14867) • Staples Advantage $14.99 2 $29.98
Nabisco Cookie & Cracker Classic Mix Variety, 1 Oz, 40 Count (220-00086) • Staples Advantage $26.49 1 $26.49
Cheez-It Original Cracker, 45/Ct (KEE71717) • Staples Advantage $23.79 1 $23.79
Austin Cracker Cookie Variety Pack, 45 count • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Nabisco Savory Mix Variety Snack Pack, Pack of 20 (MOZ04585) • Staples Advantage $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$1,903.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$95.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,057.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$363.05

Total project goal

$2,420.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,420.31

5 Donors

-$1,210.16

Donations toward project cost

-$1,028.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$181.52

match offer

-$1,210.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,028.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$181.52

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$0.00

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