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Ms. Bernal from Gardena CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Warm and Ready to Learn!

Help me give my students sweaters and jackets for the winter so they can focus on learning.

  • $1,337 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Resource Specialist Teacher at our school. We are a Title I school, meaning that more than three-quarters of the students in our school come from low‑income households. Besides autism, some of my students also have anxiety, ADHD and specific learning disabilities. However, despite their disabilities, they always come to school with smiles on their faces.

My students' smiles bring joy to my life and they make my days more enjoyable.

My students are in the general education core curriculum. This workload is sometimes difficult for them, and it requires me to constantly think of ways to help them stay focused and engaged so that they can be successful in the classroom. My students love to learn and I always encourage them to try their best.

My Project

According to Maslow's Theory of Human Motivation, there is a hierarchy of needs that humans need to meet to be able to reach one's full potential. At the bottom of this hierarchy is the "physiological" needs. Some of these needs include health, food, water, sleep, and clothes. When we have students at school that cannot reach their full potential and there is something we can do to help, then I believe that we must act to help meet that need for the child. I do my best to provide what I can like food and water so that their hunger does not impede their learning. However, there is another need that I feel we can provide for them if we work together to fund this project.

During the winter, some of my students come to school without the appropriate clothes to keep them warm.

When a student is cold, they can't focus on their work and miss out on the academic instruction. This project would allow me to start a school closet where students in need can obtain a warm jacket or sweater. I want to create this closet so that we are able to meet our student's needs. With your help, we can make sure that our students are always warm and ready to learn!

Ms. Bernal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Girl's Long Sleeves Chino Cotton Winter Quilted Hooded Trench Coat Outerwear, B-Navy, 7-8 Years=Tag 140 • Amazon Business $25.89 2 $51.78
Simple Joys by Carter's Boys' Toddler 2-Pack Fleece Full Zip Hoodies, Gray/Navy, 4T • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Simple Joys by Carter's Boys' Toddler 2-Pack Fleece Full Zip Hoodies, Gray/Navy, 5T • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Heather/T Hound, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $20.83 2 $41.66
Simple Joys by Carter's Girls' Toddler 2-Pack Fleece Full Zip Hoodies, Pink/Gray, 5T • Amazon Business $20.19 2 $40.38
Simple Joys by Carter's Girls' Toddler 2-Pack Fleece Full Zip Hoodies, Pink/Gray, 4T • Amazon Business $20.19 2 $40.38
The Children's Place Boys' Big Souvenir Jacket, Tidal 02418, XL (14) • Amazon Business $19.30 2 $38.60
The Children's Place Boys' Big Fleece Trail Jacket, SPRUCESHAD, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $19.23 2 $38.46
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, Redwood, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $19.01 2 $38.02
The Children's Place Big Girls' Denim Jacket, AZUREWASH, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $15.79 2 $31.58
The Children's Place Big Girls' Denim Jacket, AZUREWASH, M (7/8) • Amazon Business $15.43 2 $30.86
The Children's Place Big Girls' Track Jacket, Black 5952, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $15.18 2 $30.36
The Children's Place Big Boys' Trail Jacket, Black, M (7/8) • Amazon Business $15.07 2 $30.14
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, Black, XL (14) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
The Children's Place Big Girls' Denim Jacket, AZUREWASH, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $14.89 2 $29.78
Girl's Long Sleeves Chino Cotton Winter Quilted Hooded Trench Coat Outerwear, B-Navy, 10-11 Years=Tag 160 • Amazon Business $25.89 1 $25.89
Girl's Long Sleeves Chino Cotton Winter Quilted Hooded Trench Coat Outerwear, B-Navy, 9-10 Years=Tag 150 • Amazon Business $25.89 1 $25.89
The Children's Place Baby Boys' Toddler Gym Uniform Hoodie, Smoke, 5T • Amazon Business $12.81 2 $25.62
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Sugar Beet, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $12.75 2 $25.50
The Children's Place Baby Boys' Toddler Gym Uniform Hoodie, New Navy, 5T • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
The Children's Place Big Boys' Trail Jacket, Black, XL (14) • Amazon Business $12.39 2 $24.78
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Heather/T Hound, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $20.83 1 $20.83
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Heather/T Hound, XL (14) • Amazon Business $20.83 1 $20.83
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, Black, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $20.06 1 $20.06
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, Redwood, XL (14) • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, BALT Green, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
The Children's Place Big Girls' Track Jacket, Black 5952, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $19.05 1 $19.05
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, red Colonial, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $18.62 1 $18.62
The Children's Place Big Boys' Kid Hoodie, BALT Green, XL (14) • Amazon Business $18.48 1 $18.48
The Children's Place Big Girls' Denim Jacket, AZUREWASH, XL (14) • Amazon Business $17.67 1 $17.67
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Sugar Beet, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $16.17 1 $16.17
The Children's Place Baby Boys Souvenir Jacket, Tidal 02419, 5T • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Children's Place Big Girls' Denim Jacket, AZUREWASH, S (5/6) • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Flora, XXL(16) • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Flora, XL (14) • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Flora, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $13.01 1 $13.01
The Children's Place Girls' Big Graphic Strped Sleeve Hooded Sweatshirt, Sugar Beet, XL (14) • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
The Children's Place Big Boys' Trail Jacket, Black, L (10/12) • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77

Materials cost

$999.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$91.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,135.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$200.41

Total project goal

$1,336.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,336.09

1 Donor

-$1,336.09

Donations toward project cost

-$1,135.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$200.41

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$0.00

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