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Ms. Kokini from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Bare Necessities

Help me give my students gloves for warmth, masks for protection, and food to fill an empty belly.

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education Life Skills teacher in an urban, inner-city school district. My students are special because of their wide range of abilities and unique talents. My students have individualized needs that are truly enriched and celebrated in our classroom! Our students have a lot of basic needs that are not always met at home.

My Project

We have a strong need for masks, gloves, and food items. Sometimes, not all of our student's essential needs are met at home. Some of our student's most basic needs are met when they excitedly show up at school each day.

Your donation would help provide students with warmth, protection, and snacks to allow them to focus on learning rather than an empty belly, lack of warmth, or sickness.

The bare necessities will allow our students to focus on what they should be doing during classtime, learning to the best of their ability.

Ms. Kokini
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 36 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cooraby 12 Pairs Winter Magic Gloves Stretchy Warm Knit Gloves with Mesh Storage Bag for Men or Women (Black and White, Medium) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Takis Fuego Hot Chili Pepper & Lime Tortilla Chips (24 Pack - 2 Oz. Bags) (24-Pack) • Amazon Business $32.60 2 $65.20
Face Mask,12 Pack Black Face Masks-Washable Reusable Unisex Face Mask, Fashion Breathable Comfort, Fully Machine Washable Cotton Fabric Dust Cover • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Cookies, Chips & Candies Care Package Variety Pack Bundle Sampler (52 Count) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
OREO, CHIPS AHOY!, Nutter Butter, SOUR PATCH KIDS & SWEDISH FISH Cookies & Candy Variety Pack, 40 Snack Packs • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90

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