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Mrs. Norwood from Washington DC is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Toiletries for D.C. Families

Help me give my students access to toiletries in our school's resource room!

  • 6 donors
  • $1,802 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

At Perry Street Prep PCS, we believe in the power of empathy and collective action. As we strive to foster a culture of compassion and support, we are embarking on a mission to assist families in need within our community. One crucial aspect of basic human dignity often overlooked is access to essential toiletries. Many families struggle to afford these necessities, and as a result, they face significant challenges in maintaining personal hygiene and health. To address this pressing issue, we are reaching out to our generous supporters for donations to purchase toiletries for families in need.

Toiletries are not merely luxuries; they are fundamental for maintaining health, dignity, and confidence.

Unfortunately, for many families facing financial hardship, accessing these basic necessities can be a daunting challenge. From toothpaste and shampoo to soap and feminine hygiene products, toiletries are essential for daily personal care routines. Lack of access to these items can lead to physical discomfort, low self-esteem, and even health issues. By providing toiletries to families in need, we can alleviate their financial burden and empower them to lead healthier and more dignified lives.

At our school, we are committed to serving not only our students but also the broader community. We believe that fostering a sense of social responsibility and empathy is integral to holistic education. By organizing initiatives like this toiletry donation drive, we aim to instill in our students the values of compassion, generosity, and solidarity with those less fortunate. Through collective action, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our neighbors and strengthen the fabric of our community.

Every donation, no matter how small, will make a difference in someone's life.

Mrs. Norwood
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dove Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick No White Marks on 100 Colors Sheer Fresh 48Hour Sweat and Odor Protecting Deodorant for Women oz 4 Count, 2.6 Ounce • Amazon Business $23.96 10 $239.60
Handy Solutions Oral Care 3-Piece Travel Size Set w/Mouthwash, Toothpaste, & Folding Toothbrush (Pack of 6), TSA Approved • Amazon Business $23.35 10 $233.50
BILLIONHATS 144 & 72 Pieces of Wholesale Bulk Girls Cotton Colorful Panties Underwear Children, Mixed Assorted Sizes 4-14 • Amazon Business $230.03 1 $230.03
Body Wipes (10 Packs) 100 XL Shower Wipes Body Wipes for Adults Bathing, Traveling, Camping, Gym, Car, Adult Wipes for Elderly, Bedridden - Bath Wipes - Disposable Washcloths for Adults No Rinse • Amazon Business $36.97 5 $184.85
Bulk Travel Toothbrushes, Individually Wrapped Portable Toothbrush, Manual Disposable Travel Toothbrush Set for Adults, Medium Soft Large Head, Multi Color Travel Toothbrush Kit (120 Pack - Medium) • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Degree Invisible Solid Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick Cool Rush 0.5 Ounce Case of 36 • Amazon Business $38.82 2 $77.64
WaterWipes Plastic-Free Original Baby Wipes, 99.9% Water Based Wipes, Unscented & Hypoallergenic for Sensitive Skin, 60 Count (Pack of 12), Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $34.39 2 $68.78
Travelwell Landscape Series Hotel Travel Size Lotion 1.0 Fl Oz/30ml, Individually Wrapped 200 Tubes per Box | Travel Size Toiletries | Hotel Toiletries Bulk Set • Amazon Business $59.25 1 $59.25
48 Pack Kids Winter Beanies, Warm Cold Weather Hats for Boys Girls Children, School Outdoors, Bulk • Amazon Business $49.49 1 $49.49
Winter Magic Gloves, 12 Pairs Stretchy Warm Knit Bulk Pack Mens Womens • Amazon Business $21.77 2 $43.54
Hanes Boys' Socks, Double Tough Cushioned Crew Socks, 12-pair Packs • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Hanes Boys' Socks, Double Tough Cushioned Crew Socks, 12-pair Packs • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Hanes Boys' Socks, Double Tough Cushioned Crew Socks, 12-pair Packs • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Hanes Boys' Socks, Double Tough Cushioned Crew Socks, 12-pair Packs • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Hanes Boys' Socks, Double Tough Cushioned Crew Socks, 12-pair Packs • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00

Materials cost

$1,396.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$83.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,531.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$270.23

Total project goal

$1,801.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,801.51

3 Donors

-$812.52

Donations toward project cost

-$801.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$858.84

Match offers toward project cost

-$730.01

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$130.15

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