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Mr. Crockett from Jackson MS is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tigers Need To Hydration And Snacks For Practice!

My students need a stock tank for hydration and overheating during football practice. They need healthy snacks and gatorade.

  • $1,018 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My players come from challenging environments where aggression is often the answer to many problems. Many come from high crime and poverty-stricken areas. A lot of our students have issues related to anger and disrespect. Some of them have trouble interacting appropriately with one another, teachers, and administrators. These students have sometimes gone through some type of trauma, a divorce, or been the victims of abuse or neglect. Our district is 100% free lunch for all students. Basic necessities are not often a given. They often lack consistent parental support. Some are doing the best they can. Sports is where some of the kids get the chance to be successful. It teaches patience and determination. They get the support that they often are lacking. Participating in sports helps some students get into college and develop skills that will help them later in life. Some of my students often feel as if no one notices them or acknowledges their positive behavior.

My Project

Coming from a high poverty, low-income school district, it can be difficult to get the proper hydration by having a stock tank to keep football players from being overheated and snacks for our student-athletes. With your donations, these football stars can up their game by having the right hydration and snack supplies to help them practice and reach their peak performance. Having proper energy and technique is difficult without the right hydration and food supplements due to a water crisis in our town. Our school district is dismissing school an hour later, as a result, my players come to practice later and are in need of healthy snack options and hydration.

Our student-athletes can practice correctly and then emit those same techniques into game play for the big W if they have energy and appropriate resources.

When students can practice properly, be hydrated and have a healthy snack, they will not only feel more confident but know what they are doing when they go into the real game.

Mr. Crockett
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK20511692T Stock Tank Black 25H x 53L x 31W 1EA • Grainger $135.58 2 $271.16
Blue Ribbon Care Package 45 Count Ultimate Sampler Mixed Bars, Cookies, Chips, Candy Snacks Box for Office, Meetings, Schools,Friends & Family, Military,College, Halloween , Fun Variety Pack • Amazon Business $18.50 8 $148.00
Gatorade Fierce Thirst Quencher, Variety Pack, 20 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.00 7 $84.00
Healthy Snacks Care Package (Count 30) - Discover a whole new world of Healthy Snacks • Amazon Business $19.00 3 $57.00
Frito-Lay Classic Mix Variety Pack, 35 Count • Amazon Business $13.46 4 $53.84
Gatorade Thirst Quencher, Fruit Punch and Cool Blue Variety Pack, 12 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $10.71 4 $42.84
Slim Jim Beef and Cheese Sticks, Mild Flavor, 1.5 Oz. (18 Count) • Amazon Business $28.94 1 $28.94
Just The Cheese Bars, Crunchy Baked Low Carb Snack Bars - 100% Natural Cheese. High Protein and Gluten Free, Aged Cheddar (12 Two-Bar Packs) • Amazon Business $23.89 1 $23.89
Stacy's Cheese Petites Cheese Snack Variety Pack, 7.5oz Bag, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Imag!ne Cheese Stars and Yogurt Crisps Sampler Variety Pack, 4 Count • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Slim Jim Smoked Meat Sticks, Jalapeño, 0.28 Oz, 14-Count • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65

Materials cost

$744.29

Vendor shipping charges

$27.12

State sales tax

$52.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$864.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.59

Total project goal

$1,017.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,017.26

1 Donor

-$864.67

Donations toward project cost

-$864.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$152.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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