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Ms. Jane from New York NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Air, Messy Hands, Clear Minds!

Help me give my students a safer art studio both physically and emotionally.

  • 7 donors
  • $2,799 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students arrive from over 50 countries around the world! Many of my students are refugees, many live without their parents, many are children from migrant families. My students have seen and experienced much more than I have in my lifetime.

All of my students are immigrants and all of them are adolescents looking for understanding and support.

There are over 40 languages spoken in my school! My kids are incredibly resilient to move to a new country and intercede through adolescent adversity while learning a new language, English.

My Project

In my DonorsChoose project I am asking for two HEPA air filters and replacement filters for my classroom at school. Currently, we do not have an updated ventilation system in the classrooms and our windows only open 4 inches high. In NYC students are having "Learning Lunches" which means, teachers will be teaching and students will be learning, while eating. Unmasked.

Air filters are one way we can ensure a healthier classroom and the art materials are for projects that they may take home if we switch into remote learning.

Materials include collage materials. Collage is an accessible means of making art for my students. And finally, there is a book I would like to order for all my kids- I have found this book to be very meditative and fun. And I can't think of anything more our kids will need in a crisis like this... meditative and expressing art making. And lastly, there's one tech item, a tablet holder, because well now I'm your new Bob Ross. It'll be helpful to hold a steady camera and teach.

Ms. Jane
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wreck This Journal: Now in Color • Amazon Business $8.95 85 $760.75
Fellowes AeraMax True HEPA Console Air Purifier, White (9320801) • Staples Advantage $269.99 2 $539.98
02916-1015 - Plaid Mod Podge - Matte Finish, 8 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $4.58 85 $389.30
Fellowes True HEPA Filter for AeraMax 290/300/DX95 Air Purifiers • Staples Advantage $49.49 4 $197.96
Fellowes Carbon Filter for AeraMax 290/300/DX95 Air Purifiers • Staples Advantage $41.99 4 $167.96
33214-0759 - Crayola Model Magic Classpack - Pack of 75, 1 oz, White • Blick Art Materials $38.10 4 $152.40
23810-1204 - Elmers Washable School Glue - 4 oz • Blick Art Materials $0.85 90 $76.50
Gooseneck Tablet Holder, Lamicall Tablet Stand: Flexible Arm Clip Tablet Mount Compatible with iPad Mini Pro Air, Switch, Galaxy Tabs, More 4.7-10.5" Devices - Gray • Amazon Business $28.98 1 $28.98

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