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Mrs. Wilson from Memphis TN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

TnReady Breakfast

Help me give my students a pancake breakfast before they take the state assessment.

  • $309 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are beautiful and brilliant. Our class consists of multi-level learners. Our school is a high-poverty, Title I school, meaning that one hundred percent of our students qualify for free or reduced-price​ lunch. A fraction of my students are homeless and many of my other students have houses or apartments they share with one or more families. Some of my students do not have a bed to sleep on. I've noticed they are hungry in the mornings and by midday. We are an extended day school where the kids stay later than a usual school dismissal time.

Our school is located in a high-poverty neighborhood.

My students work very hard every day. Our class has a ninety-eight percent attendance rate, which means the students rarely miss school. We value our learning time.

My students come from multi-ethnic backgrounds, each with distinctive cultural traditions. In our classroom, we blend our traditions to form strong community ties.

My Project

Many parents feel uncomfortable or left out of their children's education because so much of it takes place outside the home.

Our primary goal with our TnReady breakfast is to build a bridge between home and school.

We want our students and their families to come to our special event and learn together how to positively impact learning for themselves and as parent-teachers at home.

As the high-stakes testing season approaches, we want our children to have full bellies as they start the state assessment.

By providing the kids with a pancake breakfast, We will also serve cereal just in case they don't like pancakes. Of course we need pancake mix and mixing bowls. We also need a waffle maker. We will use the Chafer dishes to serve the students and parents. I am able to fill their stomachs so they can focus on the high stakes test. Plus, it is an opportunity for me to support the kids beyond our content. Breakfast should be the least of my students’ worry.

Mrs. Wilson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 700 students.

14 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TigerChef 8 Quart Full Size Stainless Steel Chafer with Folding Frame and Cool-Touch Plastic on top - Includes 2 Free Chafing Gels and Slotted Serving Spoon (1, 8 Quart Chafer) • Amazon Business $42.29 2 $84.58
Krusteaz Pancake Mix, Complete, Buttermilk 5 lb (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
BLACK+DECKER Flip Waffle Maker, Silver, WM1404S • Amazon Business $19.19 1 $19.19
AmazonBasics Medium-Weight Plastic Individually Wrapped Cutlery Kits, White, 500-Count • Amazon Business $9.40 2 $18.80
"(Discontinued by Manufacturer)Kellogg's Breakfast Cereal, Assortment Pack, Frosted Flakes, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, and Rice Krispies, 32.7 oz Tray (30 Count)" • Amazon Business $8.58 2 $17.16
Farberware Baker's Advantage Set of 3 Assorted Mixing Bowls • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
N'Joy Sugar Canisters, 20 Ounce, (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Nestle Pure Life Purified Water, 16.9 fl oz. Plastic Bottles (12 count) • Amazon Business $2.23 6 $13.38
Bounty Paper Napkins, White, 400 Count • Amazon Business $5.47 2 $10.94
Hefty Medium Round Disposable Foam Bowls - 50 Bowls • Amazon Business $2.37 2 $4.74

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