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Ms. Brandi from Pittsburgh PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Cook Wednesday's at Westwood!

Help me give my students the chance to learn and utilize basic but necessary cooking skills to maintain healthy eating habits and lifestyle.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love how eager my students are to learn! They have a zest for life! The love exploring any and everything their little hands can feel and eyes can see! It’s never a ordinary day at our after school program! We learn together, play together, and grow together. I keep them engaged by always changing our learning styles and making everyday different and exciting. They keep me on my toes and I keep their brains always guessing! Each day is a adventure!

My Project

The majority of my students are lower income students who utilize SNAP benefits, food banks, and pack a backpack program. I want to use items that are staples in their budgets and also items that my students have never tried to open their minds, eyes, and mouths to a different perspective on eating. Being on a budget I understand how tight things can be for parents and I want my students and parents to know that you can eat healthy, tasty, affordable food on a budget. I’ll show them how math, science, and critical thinking skills all take a part in cooking as well.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brentwood1400 W 16" Non-Stick Electric Skillet With Glass Lid, Black • $41.39 1 $41.39
Dart J Cup Hot/Cold Cups, 8 Oz., White, 1000/Carton (8J8) • $33.29 1 $33.29
Black & Decker 10-Speed Blender Black (BL2010BPA) • $28.79 1 $28.79
Clorox Commercial Solutions Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent - 75 Wipes - 6 Canisters/Case (15949) • $27.89 1 $27.89
Conair-Cuisinart C55-12pr1 Printed Color Knife Set With Blade Guards • $26.99 1 $26.99
Dixie Ultra Pathways Heavy-Weight Paper Plate, 6, 250/Pack (SXP6PATH) • $8.36 2 $16.72
Gibson Total Kitchen 20pc Tool/Gadget Prepare and Serve Combo Set (99202.20) • $16.19 1 $16.19
11" Marbled Polymer Cutting Board with Black Trim (CPB11MB) • $15.74 1 $15.74
Berkley Square Polypropylene Sporks, Medium-Weight, White, 1000/Carton (1015000) • $14.84 1 $14.84
Pyrex Sculpted 8 Piece Mixing Bowl Set • $13.49 1 $13.49

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