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Mrs. Berger from Sacramento CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Warm, Full Tummies

Help me give my students warm food for empty stomach on cold mornings.

  • $509 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students face challenges in life due to poverty, unstable housing, and language barriers. Although life is not easy, my students are extremely positive, grateful, and happy children. Our school faces the same issues many other schools face in low socioeconomic areas. We strive to meet the basic needs of our students so they are successful in school. My students are amazing people. They are extremely motivated, positive, and honest.

"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he/she is someone today." — Stacia Tauscher.

My Project

Most of my students live in poverty. While my families are doing the best they can, they often struggle with providing basic life essentials such as food. Food is often scarce in my students' homes. If students are unable to get to school by 7:35 a.m., they do not get breakfast. Many parents struggle to get their child to school on time. Through no fault of their own, my students often are too late for breakfast. When my student arrive without eating, they are hungry and cranky. It is next to impossible for them to focus on school when their stomachs hurt from being empty. When snacks are provided, they are happy, comfortable, and able to focus on school. This project will allow for my students to have a little something warm to eat, if they missed breakfast. It will give my kids the focus and energy to be successful at school.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nissin Cup O Noodles Hearty Chicken, 2.25-Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.47 4 $49.88
Campbell's Chunky Grilled Steak with Beans Chili, 19 oz. Can (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $21.48 2 $42.96
Campbell's Chunky Jazzy Jambalaya with Chicken, Sausage & Ham Soup, 18.6 oz. Can (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $19.92 2 $39.84
Campbell's Condensed Chicken NoodleO's Soup, 10.5 oz. Can (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $17.88 2 $35.76
SpaghettiOs Original, 22.4 oz. (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $16.42 2 $32.84
Krusteaz Pancake Mix, Complete, Buttermilk 5 lb (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $14.80 2 $29.60
Chef Boyardee Overstuffed Italian Sausage Ravioli, 15 oz, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $14.69 2 $29.38
Dixie PerfecTouch 5342CDSBP Insulated Hot Cup, New Design, 12 oz. (160 cups) • Amazon Business $22.76 1 $22.76
Chef Boyardee Lasagna Pasta in Tomato and Meat Sauce, 15 Oz. (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $20.16 1 $20.16
Spam Single Classic, 2.5 Ounce Pouch (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $19.80 1 $19.80
Benail Paper Soup Cups, Paper Hot/Cold Ice Cream Cups - 100 Count (White) (12 oz) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Bush's Best Great Northern Beans, 15.8 oz (12 cans) • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
SettingsCutlery Soup Spoons 400 Count Disposable Plastic White • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95

Materials cost

$363.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$432.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.33

Total project goal

$508.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$508.88

4 Donors

-$508.88

Donations toward project cost

-$432.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.33

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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