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Mrs. Dufresne from E Providence RI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Basics Are What Our Girls Need!

Help me give my students feminine essentials to care for their personal hygiene needs.

  • $486 goal

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My Students

The students in our classroom engage in new learning opportunities with enthusiasm and gusto. Opportunities that allow them to see the world beyond the city are few and far between.

More than 80% of our student population has difficulty securing basic living needs including food and housing.

For many students, school is the highlight of their day, knowing that is where breakfast and lunch are provided. The majority are English Language Learners, whose parents are first-generation immigrants.

Our classroom is an exciting learning environment where we come together from diverse backgrounds to collaborate with each other as we engage in hands-on active inquiry and digital learning experiences.

Our classroom has become an integral part of their success in helping them feel secure, included, and encouraged. The sense of community that we have built allows each child the opportunity to explore their beliefs and ideas in a safe environment.

Thank you for taking the time to consider our classroom project!

My Project

Growing up is difficult enough. The change to womanhood can be even more difficult. If your family struggles financially, it can put additional strain on an already sensitive subject.

This project aims to provide feminine sanitary supplies and zip pouches to girls in a discreet way without drawing attention to them.

This is something that students should not have to worry about when they come to school. These materials would help provide basic necessities that are really an added, expensive, monthly expense to a family that already has difficulties. Personally, I felt that the timing of this project with International Women's Day was wonderful.

Mrs. Dufresne
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
La Vie Organic Cotton Top Sheet* Feminine Pads with Wings, Ultra Thin, Regular, 64 Count (2 Bags of 32) • Amazon Business $23.99 4 $95.96
La Vie Organic Cotton Top Sheet* Panty Liners, Ultra Thin, 108 Count (3 Bags of 36) (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $16.80 4 $67.20
La Vie Organic Cotton Top Sheet* Feminine Pads with Wings, Heavy Absorbency, Long, 60 Count (3 Bags of 20) • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Sahale Snacks All Natural Nut Blends Grab And Go Variety Pack (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
PLANTERS Variety Packs (Salted Cashews, Salted Peanuts & Honey Roasted Peanuts) Individual Bags of On-the-Go Nut Snacks | No Cholesterol or Trans Fats | Source of Fiber and Healthy Fats, 36 Count • Amazon Business $14.27 2 $28.54
Grandma's Chocolate Brownie Cookies, 2.5 Ounce (Pack of 60) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Stretch Island Strawberry Original Fruit Leather Snacks – Vegan | Gluten Free | Non-GMO | No Sugar Added, 30 Count of 0.5 Oz Strips, 14.8 oz • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
Paper Mate 56047PP Clearpoint 0.7mm Mechanical Pencil Starter Set, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $4.30 4 $17.20
YumEarth Organic Fruit Snacks, 50 snack packs • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Stretch Island Fruit Leather Snacks Variety Pack, 0.5 Ounce, Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $10.17 1 $10.17
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Sweet & Savory Variety Pack Crackers, 19.5 Ounce Snack Packs, 20 Count • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Nabisco Sweet Treats Cookie Variety Pack OREO, OREO Golden & CHIPS AHOY!, 30 Snack Packs • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32

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