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Mrs. Finkelstein from Philadelphia PA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Book Bags and Healthy Snacks!

My students need book bags and snacks such as chocolate, pretzels, dried fruit, breakfast bars and healthy chips.

  • $585 goal

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My Students

This year I am teaching 29 fourth graders. I teach in a Title I school, located in a very high-poverty and high-crime area of Pennsylvania.

All of my students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students come from homes where English is not spoken. I have eight special education students and five ESL (English as a Second Language) students in my classroom. Many of my students in my classroom have an in-class social worker. I would appreciate as much support as I can get for my little ones. Thank you in advance.

My Project

I would love to get my students new book bags. Many of their current book bags are falling apart.

In addition to getting my students book bags, I would also like to get them snacks.

I would like to give my students snacks to take home at the end of the day so that they do not have to worry about going hungry. If they do not have to worry about being hungry, they will be able to concentrate on their studies more.

Some of the snacks that I want to give my fourth graders include chocolate, pop chips, moon cheese, dried fruit and breakfast bars.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Popchips Ridged Potato Chips, Variety Pack, 24 Count (single serve 0.8 oz bags), 4 Flavors: Salt, BBQ, Cheddar & Sour Cream, Chili Cheese • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Chocolate Bars - Bulk Chocolate - Assorted Chocolates King Size Mix, All Your Favorite Chocolate Bars Including M&M, Snickers, Skittles, Twix and More, 20 Extra Large Bars (King Size) • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Low Carb Snack, 8 Pack Assortment Bundle, Moon Cheese (Cheddar, Gouda, Pepperjack and Mozzarella) • Amazon Business $34.10 1 $34.10
Mavuno Harvest Fair Trade Organic Dried Fruit- Variety Pack, 2 Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $32.94 1 $32.94
Healthy Snacks, Variety Pack, Breakfast Bars, Including Nature Valley, Quaker, Goodness Knows, Clif, Nutri Grain and Fiber One • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Send & Share Variety Snack Box, Assortment of Baked, Popped and Nut Snacks, 30 Count • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
Popchips Potato Chips, Variety Pack, 24 Count (Single Serve 0.8 oz Bags), 4 Flavors: Salt, BBQ, Sour Cream & Onion, Salt & Vinegar • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
belVita Breakfast Biscuits Variety Pack, 5 Count Box, 8.8 Ounce (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $20.12 1 $20.12
Domila Classic Casual Canvas School Bookbags Backpacks for Teen Boys and Girls (Pink) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
School Backpack Bookbag Canvas Casual Daypack for Teen Girls (Blue) (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
ThiKin Unisex Classic Travel Laptop Backpacks College School Bags Bookbag Black • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Domila Classic Casual Canvas School Bookbags Backpacks for Teen Boys and Girls(Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Clif Bar 12 Bar Variety Pack, 1 Bar of each Flavor • Amazon Business $19.91 1 $19.91
KIND Breakfast Bars, Peanut Butter, Gluten Free, 7.1 Ounce, 32 Count • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
Mygreen Polka Dot Canvas School Backpack Bag, Cute Bookbag for Teen Girls Womens (Medium, Purple Dot) • Amazon Business $17.15 1 $17.15
Peeled Snacks Organic Dried Fruit, Much-Ado-About-Mango, 1.4 Ounce (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $15.66 1 $15.66
Peeled Snacks Organic Dried Fruit, Much-Ado-About-Mango, 1.4 Ounce (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $15.66 1 $15.66
Hershey Chocolate Candy Bar Variety Pack, HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups, and KIT KAT Bars, 30 Count Box • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Classic Bookbag Basic Backpack Simple School Book Bag Casual Student Daily Daypack 18 Inch with Curved Shoulder Straps Purple • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Snyder's of Hanover Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks 100 Calorie Packs, 24 Count • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pirate's Booty Snack Puffs, Aged White Cheddar, 1 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97

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