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Ms. Brady from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

CALM is the New COOL

My students need Zynergy chimes to support the students’ mindfulness practices in the classroom.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My diverse learners are bright, motivated, and one-of-a-kind individuals. They put a smile on my face each and every day, and they all enjoy coming to school and succeeding in the classroom. I feel so blessed to be their case manager, and I am lucky to work in such a rewarding field.

Ninety-five percent of our school is considered low-income and receives free or reduced-price lunch.

The student body consists of sixty-five percent Latino, thirty percent African-American, and five percent Caucasian. Even though it has become extremely difficult and sometimes frustrating to educate without needed supplies, our students still come to school eager to learn.

DonorsChoose.org is an amazing organization that supports and enhances the learning experiences of the students at my school each and every year.

My Project

Mindfulness is shown to improve students' focus, emotion regulation, and overall mental health in the school setting. Our school is focused on creating calm classrooms and teaching students how to cope with the stressors of everyday life through mindful meditation. The daily practice of breathing, stretching, focusing and relaxation exercises cultivates a greater sense of self-awareness, mental focus and emotional resilience within educational spaces.

These practices help us manage stress and achieve emotional well-being throughout the day by activating the body’s relaxation response.

The chimes that I am requesting will help students practice daily meditation and improve their focus via listening to different sounds. They will be used to support teaching and practicing use of mindfulness strategies with both younger students as well as middle school students in the classroom and individually. With your support, we can help our students learn to manage their stress and frustration in healthy ways, which will create a calmer learning environment for both students and teachers.

Ms. Brady
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Woodstock Solo Silver Zenergy Chime- Eastern Energies Collection • Amazon Business $10.00 15 $150.00

Materials cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.41

3 Donors

-$202.65

Donations toward project cost

-$173.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.90

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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