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Mrs. Leary from Stamford CT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Vocational Skills Coffee Cart for Special Needs

Help me give my students skills for daily living and running a coffee cart at school. They will need coffee cups, coffee, and coffee filters to run the coffee cart and supplies to clean up.

  • $735 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I teach are post-high school aged special needs. They all have some kind of disability, ranging from learning disabled, emotionally disturbed, intellectually disabled, blind, and autistic to name a few. The students are eager to learn and to get the help they need to meet their academic goals.

Every student should have the same chance to learn and succeed in school no matter what socio-economic status they come from.

I try and make my students feel special, so they can all reach their highest potential!

My Project

We run a coffee cart at school where the students make coffee, prepare food and put it on a cart to deliver around the school. They will also need laundry detergent to wash aprons and dish towels and dish washing soap to do the dishes.

The coffee cart allows the students to have real life experiences preparing coffee, taking orders, making food, and handling money.

The students enjoy going around the school and selling their goodies. It gives the students a chance to deal with money interactions and social interactions as well. It is an amazing experience for the kids to do this a few times a week.

Mrs. Leary
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Perfectware Coffee Drinking Set, 100 12oz Single Wall Paper Cups, 100 White Lids, 100 Coffee Sleeves, 100 6" Wooden Upscale Stirrers, 400ct • Amazon Business $32.90 2 $65.80
Kirkland Signature Stretch Tite Plastic Food Wrap 11 7/8 Inch X 750 SQ. FT. • Amazon Business $12.77 4 $51.08
Stretch-tite Wrap'N Snap 7500 Dispenser • Amazon Business $21.89 2 $43.78
Tupkee Commercial Large Coffee Filters - 12-Cup Coffee Filters, 500-count, White - Compatible with Wilbur Curtis, Bloomfield, Bunn Coffee Maker Filters • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Maxwell House Master Blend Ground Coffee (26.8 oz Canister) • Amazon Business $4.88 6 $29.28
Disposable Coffee Cups With Lids - 12 oz To Go White Paper Hot Cups With Hot espresso tea Cold beverages insulated Reusable coffee cups - Perfect For Travel, Home,Parties • Amazon Business $27.29 1 $27.29
Dixie Everyday Paper Plates, 8 1/2", 480 Count, 10 Packs of 48 Plates, Lunch or Light Dinner Size Printed Disposable Plates • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Dixie Everyday Paper Plates, 8 1/2", 480 Count, 10 Packs of 48 Plates, Lunch or Light Dinner Size Printed Disposable Plates • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Aneco Toys Toss and Catch Paddle Game Set Disc Paddles and Toss Ball Sport Game with Storage Bag, 4 Paddles and 4 Balls • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
VIAHART Goodminton | The World's Easiest Racket Game | an Indoor Outdoor Year-Round Fun Paddle Game Set for Boys, Girls, and People of All Ages • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Abco Tech Paddle Toss and Catch Game Set - Set of 2 - Hook and Loop Self-Stick - Disc Paddles and Toss Ball Sport Game - 4 Paddles, 2 Large Balls, 2 Small Balls Included - Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
Maxwell House Master Blend Ground Coffee (26.8 oz Canister) • Amazon Business $4.88 4 $19.52
Maxwell House Master Blend Ground Coffee (26.8 oz Canister) • Amazon Business $4.88 4 $19.52
Milk Chocolate Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix 0.73 Ounces Envelopes 60 Count • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Milk Chocolate Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix 0.73 Ounces Envelopes 60 Count • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
[100 Pack 8 Oz ] Plastic Cups, Plastic Cups, Clear Plastic Cups 8 Oz Clear Cups, Disposable Clear Plastic Cups Water Cups Disposable Cups, 8 Oz Water Clear Plastic Cups Clear Plastic Cups Plastic Cups • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Tupkee Commercial Large Coffee Filters - 12-Cup Coffee Filters, 500-count, White - Compatible with Wilbur Curtis, Bloomfield, Bunn Coffee Maker Filters • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Dawn Ultra Dishwashing Liquid Dish Soap (4x19oz) + Non-Scratch Sponge (2ct), Original Scent (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $14.56 1 $14.56
Dawn Ultra Dishwashing Liquid Dish Soap (4x19oz) + Non-Scratch Sponge (2ct), Original Scent (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $14.56 1 $14.56
MR. SIGA Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge, 24 Count, Size:11 x 7 x 3cm, 4.3" x 2.8" x 1.2" • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Dial Complete Antibacterial Foaming Hand Soap, 2-Scent Variety Pack, Spring Water/Fresh Pear, 7.5 Fluid Ounces Each (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Tide Laundry Detergent Liquid, Original Scent, HE Turbo Clean, 100 oz, 64 Loads • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Tide Laundry Detergent Liquid, Original Scent, HE Turbo Clean, 100 oz, 64 Loads • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
[100 Pack 8 Oz ] Plastic Cups, Plastic Cups, Clear Plastic Cups 8 Oz Clear Cups, Disposable Clear Plastic Cups Water Cups Disposable Cups, 8 Oz Water Clear Plastic Cups Clear Plastic Cups Plastic Cups • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dial Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap, Spring Water, 9.375 Ounce (Count of 4), 9.375 Fl Oz (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Dial Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap, Spring Water, 9.375 Ounce (Count of 4), 9.375 Fl Oz (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
6 Pack Stainless Steel Sponges, Scrubbing Scouring Pad, Steel Wool Scrubber for Kitchens, Bathroom and More • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
6 Pack Stainless Steel Sponges, Scrubbing Scouring Pad, Steel Wool Scrubber for Kitchens, Bathroom and More • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$585.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$624.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.17

Total project goal

$734.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$734.48

8 Donors

-$365.34

Donations toward project cost

-$313.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$365.20

Match offers toward project cost

-$310.42

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.94

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$0.00

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