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Mrs. Williams from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What's Cooking? Part Three

Help me give my students 6 electric burners and kitchen utensils for an after-school cooking class.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a magnet school, bringing together students and families from many cultures. We are always looking for opportunities for enrichment because we have many students above the 90th percentile who need to be challenged. All of our students are avid readers and thinkers, constantly asking for more opportunities to learn.

Many of our students' parents do not speak English or have the resources at home to help their children academically.

I am the Learning Behavior Specialist who supports multiple grade levels. I'm constantly seeking new ways to encourage our reluctant learners.

My Project

Many of my students struggle with proper nutrition and have no idea what a balanced meal looks like. They bring hot chips for breakfast, candy for lunch, and sugary granola bars for a snack. They don't know how to prep fruits and vegetables or cook simple dishes. Some students live in food deserts and don't even have access to fresh food.

With childhood obesity on the rise, now is the time to educate our students on proper nutrition and food preparation.

Using the materials purchased through this grant, I will be running an after school program aimed at teaching students basic food preparation and cooking skills. Along the way, they will learn about nutrition, practice reading skills through recipes and directions, and practice math skills by doubling recipes.

Since we do not have a functioning kitchen at our school, getting this program started will require extensive equipment. You can help bring this program to life for my students. Donate today!

Mrs. Williams
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ovente Countertop Single Infrared Burner with Temperature Control, 7 Inch, Ceramic Glass Cooktop with Indicator Light and Non-Slip Rubber Feet, 1000-Watts, Stainless Steel (BGI101S) • Amazon Business $22.19 6 $133.14
Utensils Set, 12-Piece Complete Silicone Baking & Cooking Kitchen Tools Set, Cookware Set, Kitchen Gadgets - Red - Utensilios de Cocinas • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
10Pcs/set Silicone Heat Resistant Kitchen Cooking Utensils Non-Stick Baking Tool tongs ladle gadget by BonBon (Green) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
10Pcs set Silicone Heat Resistant Kitchen Cooking Utensils spatula Non-Stick Baking Tool tongs ladle gadget by BonBon (Blue) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$197.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.60

Total project goal

$270.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.65

5 Donors

-$268.15

Donations toward project cost

-$227.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.22

match offer

-$2.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$2.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.38

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$0.00

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