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Mrs. Lopez from Elyria OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Takin' Care of Business 2018

My students need clean under clothing and small, healthy food items.

  • $159 goal

This project expired on December 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All my students have significant developmental disabilities including cognitive and physical disabilities. They range in age from 12 to 16 years of age.

Due to the severity of their disabilities, they attend a separate school for students with those types of delays.

Most of the students come from low-income families. My students' needs are considered intensive, and they struggle with many day-to-day tasks. Outside of school, many of their families struggle with life in general and find it difficult to meet their children's basic needs. Despite all their struggles, my students enjoy school and the safe, secure environment that it provides.

My Project

My students' families sometimes have a hard time meeting their children's basic needs. Appropriately sized, clean clothing may be hard to find, and, many times, my students' neurotypical siblings grab what can be found so that they can get to school. Unfortunately, that often leaves my students with soiled or poorly fitting undergarments.

Additionally, my students often lack healthy foods at home, particularly at the end of the month when money runs out.

We need underwear and small food items. Having healthy choices of food items that can easily be slipped into backpacks at the end of the day might just tide them over until they can get another meal at home or school.

Mrs. Lopez
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
byHanes Hanes Women's 6 Pack Core Cotton Brief Panty-Neutrals (Various Colors, Size 8) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Nature Valley, Soft Baked Oatmeal Squares, Cinnamon Brown Sugar, 7.44oz Box (... • Amazon Business $24.44 1 $24.44
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars Variety Pack, 60 Count • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
Hanes Women's 6 Pack Core Cotton Brief Panty-Neutrals (Various Colors, Size 10) • Amazon Business $19.35 1 $19.35
Kraft Handi-snacks Mister Salty Pretzels and Cheese 5.52oz Box (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $15.30 1 $15.30

Materials cost

$103.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.84

Total project goal

$158.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.96

2 Donors

-$158.96

Donations toward project cost

-$135.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.84

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$0.00

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