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Ms. Douglas from Dorchester MA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Warmth, Care, & Hunger

My students need personal care items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, socks, and snacks during testing.

  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day starts with a warm welcome from me to my students. Students enter a friendly and welcoming environment. This sets the stage for all students to give their best. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Together we can meet the demands of the most deserving of children.

My students are primarily low income students with approximately 90 percent qualifying for free and reduced price lunch.

Our school is nestled in the heart of the city. At our school we service a large population of Special Education students. Our students have a passion and an eagerness for learning. They are excited about each new school day and what it offers to their intellectual capacity. Students care about each other and are invested in their school community. Many utilize our after school program to help them improve. This is a testament to their strong commitment to their education and their future.

My Project

The materials requested will help my students who are in need of personal care items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste and socks. My students can all benefit from these essential personal care items especially during our long cold winter months.

Additionally, a snack during teacher created tests and during our yearly state examination will provided the needed energy boost to get them through the test.

Additionally, some students stay after for extra help and after school programs. The snack (water and granola bars) will help them get through the last ours of the school day before heading home for the evening.

Ms. Douglas
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colgate Total Whitening Toothpaste - 7.8 ounce (3 Count) • Amazon Business $11.07 7 $77.49
BERING Athletic Ankle Running Socks for Men and Women (6 Pair Pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Poland Spring Bottled Water, 8 oz. Bottles, 48/Case • Staples Advantage $15.99 2 $31.98
Granola Bars, Oats & Honey, 1.5 Oz Bar, 48Ct • Staples Advantage $29.29 1 $29.29
Colgate Toothbrushes Premier Extra Clean ( 12 Toothbrushes) • Amazon Business $6.85 3 $20.55
Grandma's Cookie Variety Pack, 36 Bags/Box • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
KIND Healthy Grains Dark Chocolate Chunk Granola Bar, 1.2 oz., 12 Bars/Box • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$262.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$296.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.27

Total project goal

$348.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$348.44

3 Donors

-$174.22

Donations toward project cost

-$148.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.13

match offer

-$174.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.13

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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