Shop for Warmth, Care & Hunger Products

This guide will help you shop for resources that meet your students’ most basic needs and allow them to focus more fully in the classroom.  

Want to know more about this project type?  Check out our guide to Warmth, Care & Hunger projects.

Bedding

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger, Quill.com, Staples Advantage & Amazon Business

Blankets & Bed Sheets: Grainger, Quill.com, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business, Kaplan Early Learning

Pillows: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Sleeping Bags: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Clothing (also see Winter Apparel)

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger, Amazon Business

Bras: Amazon Business

Collared Shirts: Grainger, Quill.com (adult sizes), Amazon Business

School Uniforms: Amazon Business

Shorts & Pants: Grainger, Amazon Business

Sneakers: Grainger, Amazon Business

Socks: Grainger, Quill.com, Amazon Business

Sweatshirts: Grainger, Amazon Business

T-shirts & Long Sleeve Shirts: Grainger, School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Underwear: Amazon Business

First Aid/Safety Materials

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com & Kaplan Early Learning

Band-Aids & Bandages: Grainger, School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com, Kaplan Early Learning

Combination & Key Locks: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Cotton Balls: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Disposable Gloves: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Ear Plugs: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Eye Drops & Contact Care: GraingerStaples Advantage, Quill.com

Facial Tissues: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

First Aid Kits & Supplies: Grainger, School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com, Kaplan Early Learning

Ice Packs: Grainger, Staples Advantage

Medication (Advil, Antacids, etc.): Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Ointments: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Safety Whistle: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Thermometer: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Food (Shelf Stable)

Recommended Vendor(s): Quill.com, Staples Advantage & School Specialty

Use Staples Advantage's teacher lists and Quill.com's bulk shopping to get the food essentials needed to make sure your students are fighting math problems, not hunger.

Bars: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

  • Includes - Granola, cereal, nutrition, and nut bars (Clif, Kashi, KIND, Lara, Luna, Nature’s Valley, Nutri-Grain, etc.)

Beverages: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

  • Includes - Milk, Juice, Tea, Water, Hot Chocolate

Breakfast: School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

  • Includes - Cereal, Oatmeal, Pop-tarts, Granola, Oats

Lunch/Dinner: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

  • Includes - Soup, Noodles, Mac and Cheese, Pasta Entrees, Tuna, Chicken Salad, Chili, GoPicnic Ready-to-Eat Meals

Paper Plates & Cups: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Plastic Utensils: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Snacks: School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

  • Includes - Baked Chips, Pretzels, Popcorn, Nuts, Beef Jerky, Fruit Cups, Applesauce, Pudding, Fruit Snacks, Trail/Snack Mix, Cookies, Crackers

Laundry & Cleaning Products

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger, Quill.com, & Staples Advantage

Clothes Drying Rack & Hangers: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Fabric Softener/Dryer Sheets: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Irons: Quill.com, Staples Advantage 

Laundry Bags: Grainger, Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Laundry Detergent & Stain Remover: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Washing Machines: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Personal Care & Hygiene Products

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger, Staples Advantage & Quill.com

Baby Wipes: Teachers' School Supply, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Bath Towels, Wash Cloths & Robes: Grainger, Quill.com, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Body Wash/Soap: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Body Wipes: Staples Advantage

Dental Floss: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Deodorant & Antiperspirants: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Diapers (Adult and Baby): Quill.com, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Dietary Supplements: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Eye Drops & Contact Care: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Feminine Products (Tampons & Pads): School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Glucose Monitoring Tests: Quill.com

Hair Brushes/Combs/Picks: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Hair Dryers: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Hair Ties/Elastics: Amazon Business

Hand Soap: Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Lice Shampoo/Needs: Staples Advantage, Quill.com, School Specialty

Lip Balm/Chapstick: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Lotions, Creams & Ointments: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Mouthwash: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Nail Clippers/Files: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Razors, Shaving Cream & After Shave: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Shampoo & Conditioner: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Shower Curtains: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Sunscreen: Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Toothbrushes & Toothpaste: School Specialty, Staples Advantage, Quill.com, Kaplan Early Learning

Toothbrush Timer: Staples Advantage, Teachers' School Supply, Kaplan Early Learning

Winter Apparel & Weather Gear

Recommended Vendor(s): Grainger

Gloves: Grainger, Quill.com, Amazon Business

Handwarmers: Grainger, Amazon Business

Jackets/Coats: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Amazon Business

Knit Hats & Earwarmers: Grainger, Amazon Business

Rain Jackets & Ponchos: Grainger, Staples Advantage, Quill.com

Scarves & Gaiters: Amazon Business

Snow Pants: Amazon Business

Sweatshirts: Grainger, Amazon Business

Thermal Shirts & Underwear: Grainger, Amazon Business

Umbrellas: Grainger, Quill.com, Staples Advantage

Winter Boots: Grainger, Amazon Business