You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. Quon from Pacific Grove CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Bring Yoga & Mindfulness to Our School Community!

I need this training to better serve my students and school community by teaching them mindfulness techniques and supporting their social-emotional growth.

  • $1,827 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Waldorf inspired charter school in Monterey County. Our students travel from all over the county to attend our school, some traveling an hour each way. My students are primarily from working and middle-class families and about a third qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. The students are a diverse group of children eager to learn, grow, and positively impact the world.

As a charter school, we attract many students that may not have had success in traditional public schools and our population of special needs is higher than the average elementary school.

In particular, children with ADHD and those on the autism spectrum make up a growing percentage of our school's population. Many families in our school want to avoid using medication for their children with attention disorders and hope that our school, which integrates movement throughout the school day with a focus on the whole child, will better support their child's development.

Given our student demographics, we have a group of children who would significantly benefit from a curriculum with a strong focus on self-care, social-emotional growth, yoga, and mindfulness practices.

My Project

This program will certify me as a yoga instructor and allow me to be qualified to lead wellness classes for all grade levels in our school community. The Breath for Change program is specifically designed to support educators in a 200 hour community-focused training to help the growth and transformation of lives and communities.

We will study powerful mind-body wellness practices like yoga, mindfulness, and breath work - and learn self-care, social-emotional learning, and community building strategies that positively impact our lives, classrooms, and schools.

Upon graduation, I will be certified to teach yoga and qualified to facilitate wellness and social-emotional learning in my school community

Ms. Quon
Grades 6-8

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

19 donors19 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Quon is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Breathe For Change $1,500.00

Trip cost

$1,500.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,552.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$273.97

Total project goal

$1,826.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,826.47

10 Donors

-$1,649.30

Donations toward project cost

-$1,425.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$224.30

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Pacific Grove","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7025246],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4729132,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/bring-yoga-mindfulness-to-our-school-c/4729132/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":75,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Quon","authorIds":{"7025246":{"owner":"Ms. Quon","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4729132],"proposalHash":"960688028","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":23,"teacherChallengeId":21538563,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":7025246,"schoolCounty":"Monterey","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}