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Ms. Brakefield from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Relaxing Room Helps Create Relaxed Minds.

Help me give my students seating, a table, and electronics so we can make our room warm, inviting, and tech-friendly for individual and group psychotherapy!

  • $597 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group that has previously had trouble succeeding in a traditional school setting. The majority of my students have significant trauma, unstable living situations, and inefficient coping strategies that have led to poor attendance and behavioral issues in the past. Regardless of their personal struggles, they continue to persevere.

Some of my students work full-time jobs, some have children, and some have to support themselves and other family members.

Many of my students live with chronic stress and have for many years. Through it all, they have stayed committed to their education and still believe they can improve their quality of life through education. These students are very much in need of resources and support from our behavioral health team.

My Project

My goal for this room is to create a space where students can feel comfortable in individual and group therapy sessions. Comfortable settings and seating like bar stools or bean bags play a big part in having people feel relaxed and being receptive to therapeutic interventions.

My next goal is to have space equipped for students to work on a 16 session group psychotherapy program called SPARCS.

SPARCS stands for Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress and the need for this program is great.

Having a charging station and appropriate cords can help the students with charging computers, tablets, or any other technology we may choose to use for their activities.

Ms. Brakefield
Grades 9-12
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 280 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Modern Square PU Leather Adjustable Bar Stools with Back,Set of 2,Counter Height Swivel Stool by Leopard (Black) • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
Pearington Round Cocktail Bistro High Table with Black Top and Base, 1-Pack • Amazon Business $97.22 1 $97.22
Amazon Basics Folding Plastic Chair, 350-Pound Capacity, Black, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $83.49 1 $83.49
Posh Creations Structured Comfy Bean Bag Chair for Gaming, Reading, and Watching TV, Malibu Lounge, Soft Nylon - Charcoal Gray • Amazon Business $61.54 1 $61.54
Sorbus Storage Ottoman, 15 Inch Cute 3D Play Room Stool Toy Box – Foldable with Lid – Perfect Footstool, Pouffe, Hassock, Strong & Sturdy Space Saving Chest (Tree Stump - Gray) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
SUPERDANNY Power Strip with USB, Mini Desktop Charging Station with 2 Wide-Spaced Outlets & 4 USB Ports, 5ft Portable Flat Plug Extension Cord for Travel, Dorm, Room, Home Office Essentials, Black • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Multi Charging Cable, 5ft 3Pack Multi Charger Cable Nylon Braided Multiple USB Cable Universal 3 in 1 Charging Cord Adapter with Type-C, Micro USB Port Connectors for Cell Phones and More • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58

Materials cost

$434.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$35.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.43

Total project goal

$596.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.19

2 Donors

-$198.73

Donations toward project cost

-$168.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.81

match offer

-$397.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$337.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.62

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$0.00

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