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Ms. Swierz from Elyria OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Work and Play Make a Great Day!

Help me give my students a hand-held vacuum, cleaning supply organizer, chocolate treats and protein bars.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor and privilege of working with a wonderful group of students who are between the ages of 18 and 21. My students are hilarious, hardworking, and sweet. My students, who happen to have profound cognitive and physical disabilities, attend a separate school due to the severity of their needs. My students are within two to three years of graduating and are beginning the process of transitioning to the workforce!

Our students focus on learning from a functional curriculum.

Most of our students come from low-income families. Despite the challenges our students face, they are very energetic, enthusiastic, and kind-spirited kids.

My Project

My students need a hand-held vacuum, cleaning supply organizer, chocolate treats and protein bars. My students do various cleaning jobs around the school and community to train for real-world work experiences. Due to the nature of my students' disabilities, a corded, regular vacuum is not always practical. Students in wheelchairs often run over the cord and get tangled. A hand-held vacuum that is battery operated will eliminate the cord and will also allow my easier access to hard to reach places. The protein bars and chocolate will serve as rewards for jobs well done. I have some students who eat very healthy and would prefer a health bar over a chocolate bar!

These items will be utilized every single school day!

We really appreciate you considering helping us out! We are grateful to you!

Ms. Swierz
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 130 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Handheld Vacuum,hikeren Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, 12V 100W with Quick Charge, Light Weight Portable Hand Held Vacuum, Durable Stainless Steel Filter, Carry Bag, Black • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Mars Chocolate Favorites, Minis, 205Count • Amazon Business $17.98 2 $35.96
Smart Design Pop Up Trunk Organizer w/ Easy Carry Handles, Side Pockets, & Zipper Top - 23 Inch - Durable Fabric Collapsible Design - Home Organization (Holds 50 lbs.) [Black] • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Health Warrior Organic Pumpkin Seed Protein Bars, Variety Pack, 8g Plant Protein, Gluten Free, Certified Organic, 12 Count • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$113.91

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.75

Total project goal

$178.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.36

1 Donor

-$151.61

Donations toward project cost

-$151.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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