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Ms. Petrelli from Old Westbury NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A place to call HOME!!!

Help me give my students a place to relax, meditate and destress from their daily stressors.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most amazing individuals I have ever met. They strive to be the best despite their struggles. Many of my students left behind gang violence, poverty and their families to have a better life in the United States. They strive to learn English and work twice as hard to be the best they can be. However with leaving all of this behind they therefore face many obstacles and boundaries emotionally, mentally and socially. With your help my goal is to create an environment where all of my students can come to practice mindfulness along with feel a sense of security, hope, success and community.

My Project

The chairs and bean bag chairs will provide seating for the students to be able to practice mindfulness. It will give the students an area to call home and a place where they can get rid of their stress and unload their minds. It will be a great addition to the positively created space that has already been established. Furthermore, the yoga chime will be used at the beginning of class to help students settle in to their chairs and to their mindfulness practice. It will also be used to assist with the flow of the room and to create sound healing and meditation.

Ms. Petrelli
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 500 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Charcoal 3' • Amazon Business $74.98 3 $224.94
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $30.10 6 $180.60
ShalinIndia 4 Inches Hand Painted Metal Tibetan Buddhist Singing Bowl Musical Instrument for Meditation with Stick and Cushion • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69

Materials cost

$419.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.39

Total project goal

$535.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.91

3 Donors

-$377.84

Donations toward project cost

-$338.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.15

match offer

-$137.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$116.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.62

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$0.00

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