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Mr. Lagarde from San Francisco CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Warmth, Care, and Hunger

Help me give my students food and hygiene products for greater success in school!

  • $1,201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all newcomers who have recently immigrated to the USA. Some are refugees from civil wars such as the one in Yemen while many others have come from China or Central America to flee poverty and violence and to seek a better future for themselves and their families.

Imagine going to school every day in a new country, in a new language, and then working until 1 a.m.

in a restaurant so that you can pay your rent and send the rest of your earnings to support your family in your home country. Many of my students work 40+ hours a week to support their families in addition to struggling to learn English. They are incredibly resilient and inspirational, but they need all the support they can get.

My Project

Many of my students come from low-income, underrepresented communities in the San Francisco Bayview District. Being new immigrants, they have to work to help support their families back home while also paying for their bills. In gaining these independent living skills, my goal is to ensure every student is able to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In order to perform well academically, it is essential to be well physically, mentally, and emotionally. Many of my students come to school sleep-deprived and hungry, as they have long hour work shifts after school. The food purchased will ensure that no student goes through the day hungry and the hygiene products will ensure that the girls at our school are supplied with the feminine products they may not be able to afford.

Mr. Lagarde
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 150 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pop Secret Premium Popcorn Movie Theater Butter, 3 oz, 30 Count • $19.20 10 $192.00
Nature Valley Oats 'n Honey Granola Bars, 49 Count (220-00457) • $22.94 5 $114.70
Shark Navigator Cordless Upright Vacuum, Silver (SV1106) • $88.39 1 $88.39
Campbells Microwaveable Soup at Hand, Chicken with Mini Noodles, 10.75 oz. Cans, 8 Cans/Box • $23.62 3 $70.86
Lavish Home 61-00009-LG Solid Plush Throw Silver • $33.29 2 $66.58
Tampax Pearl Regular Unscented Tampons, 18/Bx • $8.58 5 $42.90
Naturelle Feminine Napkins, #4, Regular, 250/Ct • $38.24 1 $38.24
Crock-Pot Smart-Pot 4 qt Digital Slow Cooker, Silver (SCCPVP400-S) • $34.42 1 $34.42
Quaker Oatmeal Express Brown Sugar, 1.69 oz. Cups, 24 Cups/Case • $33.99 1 $33.99
Always Maxi Regular Pads w/Wings, 10/Bx • $4.16 8 $33.28
Pursonic 8 Piece Pure Essential Aromatherapy Oils Gift Set (AO8) • $30.59 1 $30.59
Bigelow Herbal Tea Variety Pack Gift Box, Regular, 64 Tea Bags/Box • $15.29 2 $30.58
Quill Brand Medium-Duty Plastic Spoons White, 1000/Box • $25.75 1 $25.75
Quill Brand Medium-Duty Plastic Forks White, 1,000/Box • $25.75 1 $25.75
Always Ultra Thin Regular Pads w/Wings, 10/Bx • $2.63 8 $21.04
Gibson Cafe Amaretto 7-Piece Mug Set With Steel Wire Rack, Assorted • $19.20 1 $19.20
Dixie Ultra Pathways Heavy-Weight Paper Bowl by GP PRO, 12 oz., 125/Pack (SXB12WS) • $11.89 1 $11.89
Dixie Ultra Pathways Heavy-Weight Paper Plates by GP PRO, 5 7/8", 125/Pk (SXP6WS) • $7.64 1 $7.64
Quill Brand Paper Hot Cups, 12 oz., 50/Pack • $3.65 2 $7.30

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