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Ms. Horn from Hayward CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

When Basic Needs Are Met Excelling Academically Is a Bet

My students need basic supplies like binders, as well as snacks.

  • $660 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hi! I'm Misty, a Resource specialist. I service children with special needs. Their needs may vary from ADHD to Autism to ED (emotional disturbances). My students find difficulty in learning. I put forth love to provide a learning environment where students can achieve academic success.

I love despite the challenges my students face, they muster courage to persevere.

It's beautiful to see them grasp what was first a struggle. They keep me on my feet. They motivate me to learn new ways to service them best.

My Project

This project will provide students with materials and energy needed for academic success. They'll have confidence knowing they have their needed materials. In turn they'll engage more, work independently and complete more work. Some students have trouble focusing due to hunger. The healthy snacks I selected will boost their energy as well as brain power. The snacks will also be used as a tool to teach the banking system. Students will have check books. They'll have opportunities to earn fake money and purchase snacks while balancing their check books.

Alot of my students come from low income families.

The families have difficulty providing overall basic needs such as housing. This project will help provide over 18 families with learning necessities for their students.

Ms. Horn
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Standard View Binder with D-Rings, Black, 220 Sheet Capacity, 1" Ring • Staples Advantage $2.83 20 $56.60
Honest Kids Organic Juice Drink Variety Pack, 6 oz, 40 Count (900-00052) • Staples Advantage $24.99 2 $49.98
Staples Pencil Case With Zipper, Assorted Colors • Staples Advantage $2.49 20 $49.80
Big Beef Jerky Variety Box, 29/Bx • Staples Advantage $44.99 1 $44.99
Healthy Snacks And Bars Snack Box (700-00001) • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Healthy Low Calorie Snack Box (700-00005) • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Frito Lay Variety Pack, Variety Mix, 60 Bags/Case (FRI52347) • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
Sunshine Cheez-It Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box (SUB12261) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Singles, Sterile, 125/Ct • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Bumble Bee Tuna Salad with Crackers, 3.5 oz. Packs, 12 Packs/Box • Staples Advantage $26.99 1 $26.99
Paper Mate Expressions Decorated Eraser, 4/Pack • Staples Advantage $2.49 5 $12.45
Staples Medium Modular Stacking Bin, Black (51058) • Staples Advantage $5.69 2 $11.38
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 1 $9.89
Kleenex Facial Tissue Pocket Pack, 3-Ply, 8/Pack • Staples Advantage $2.79 3 $8.37
Airborne Immune Support Chewable Tablets, Berry, 32/Pack • Staples Advantage $7.69 1 $7.69
Expo Dry-Erase Starter Set, Low Odor (80653) • Staples Advantage $5.54 1 $5.54
Staples Filler Paper, 8" x 10 1/2", Wide Ruled, 3-Hole Punched, 120 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.00 5 $5.00
Staples Instant Hand Sanitizer, 8 oz. • Staples Advantage $2.49 2 $4.98
Crayola Short Barrel Colored Pencils, Assorted Colors, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $1.99 2 $3.98
Crayola Crayons, 64/Box • Staples Advantage $3.76 1 $3.76
Staples Hype Tank Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.36 1 $2.36
Staples Dry-Erase Board Eraser 4.7"L x 1.8"W, Black (13612) • Staples Advantage $0.77 1 $0.77

Materials cost

$479.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$560.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.92

Total project goal

$659.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$659.46

2 Donors

-$193.35

Donations toward project cost

-$191.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$434.64

Match offers toward project cost

-$369.44

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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