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Ms. Miner from Saratoga Springs UT is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Creativity for Connection

Help me give my students the opportunity to have some fun and express their creativity in GSA club meetings, and also with the button makers the ability to raise funds at future events such as homecoming carnivals, etc.

  • $934 goal

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My Students

My students are 15-18 years old and come from a variety of backgrounds. I am a social studies teacher, but for this project I am focusing on my role as a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Club Advisor. At our school there are many students who benefit from the presence of the GSA. The presidency and the core members who attend weekly meetings and activities benefit most as they have found a core friend group and safe space to hang out. There are students who attend semi-regularly as their schedule allows with friends. There are students who show up occasionally depending on how fun the activity sounds. Finally, the statistics show that just the presence of a GSA in a school lowers suicide rates and has a positive impact on school culture.

My Project

These materials will be used to help kick start the GSA (gay straight alliance) at my school. The button makers in this project were selected because I believe they would be a fun tool to for activities as well as a revenue generating tool for the future. The other items are selected for their creative and connective power.

When students feel safe, connected, valued, and understood at school their ability to focus on their academic studies increases dramatically.

Schools with GSAs are safer for all students. Thank you for your consideration.

Ms. Miner
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bundle: 2-1/4 Inch Button Badge Maker Machine + 1500 Button Parts & Circle Cutter • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
VEVOR Button Maker Machine Button Badge Maker Pins Punch Press Machine (37mm) • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
Mophorn Button Maker 32mm 1.25Inch Button Maker Machine Badge Punch Press Pin Button Maker with Free 1000 Pcs Button Parts and Circle Cutter (1000pcs 32mm 1.25inch) • Amazon Business $117.99 1 $117.99
Nicpro 14 Colors Large Bulk Acrylic Paint Set (16.9 oz,500 ml) Rich Art Painting Supplies, Non Toxic for Multi Surface Canvas Wood Leather Fabric Stone Craft, for Kid & Adult with Color Wheel • Amazon Business $55.99 1 $55.99
U.S. Art Supply 14" Medium Tabletop Display Stand A-Frame Artist Easel (Pack of 6), Beechwood Tripod, Painting Party Easel, Kids Student Table School Desktop, Portable Canvas Photo Picture Sign Holder • Amazon Business $37.96 1 $37.96
EK Tools Circle Punch, 1.25-Inch, New Package • Amazon Business $15.92 2 $31.84
EK Tools Circle Punch, 1.25-Inch, New Package • Amazon Business $15.92 2 $31.84
Madisi Painting Canvas Panels 72 Pack, 5X7, Classroom Value Pack Art Canvas • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
EK Tools Circle Paper Punch, 2.5-Inch, New Package , White • Amazon Business $18.22 1 $18.22
240 Pieces Empty Paint Pot, Caffox 40 Strips Acrylic Mini Paint Container Strips Storage with Lids for Classrooms School Arts and Crafts Paint (3ml/ 0.1oz) • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
EK Tools Circle Punch, 1.75-Inch, New Package • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
EK Tools Circle Punch, 1.75-Inch, New Package • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
AROIC Paint Brushes Set ,120 pcs Nylon Hair Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor Artist Professional Painting Kits • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hulameda Paint Tray Palettes, Plastic Paint Pallets for Kids or Students to Paints on School Project or Art Class-12pcs • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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