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Ms. Volk from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Support the Social-Emotional Needs of Our Students!

Help me give my students the social-emotional supports they need to be happy, healthy, and ready to learn.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves roughly 400 students in the Outer Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. Many of our students and families have experienced complex stress or trauma, displacement/gentrification, and/or other health-related issues.

Our students experience many challenges in and outside of school, but they have a tremendous amount of resiliency.

I work in the Health and Wellness Center with a team of providers. We notice that some students are struggling in their academic classes because of illnesses, somatic complaints, internalized feelings, and physical or emotional discomfort. Students utilize our Health and Wellness Center to help address those needs.

My Project

Our school is focused on meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of our students. Our Wellness Team supports our teachers in creating a learning environment that is safe and supportive for all our students.

We hope to equip our students with the skills and resources they need to thrive in our social world.

The amazing therapy resources in this order will allow our students to learn critical skills for identifying and communicating feelings, managing and coping with stressors, and maintaining healthy relationships with self and others.

We do our best to address and support our students' needs, but we often lack the resources we need to provide for them. That's why we so appreciate your help!

Ms. Volk
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Therapeutic Putty for Kids and Adults by Playlearn USA | Thinking Fidget Putty and Occupational, Physical Therapy Putty for Hands and Wrists | 5 Resistance Types - Soft to Extra Firm | Complete Set • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Snug Kids Earmuffs / Best Hearing Protectors – Adjustable Headband Ear Defenders For Children and Adults (Aqua Blue) • Amazon Business $12.95 5 $64.75
Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition (with CD) • Amazon Business $47.49 1 $47.49
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Yellow • Amazon Business $12.98 3 $38.94
Skills for Living: Group Counseling Activities for Elementary Students • Amazon Business $37.98 1 $37.98
Girls in Real Life Situations: Group Counseling for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development: Grades K-5 (Book and CD) • Amazon Business $37.89 1 $37.89
Worry Dolls in a Bag - One Dozen Bags • Amazon Business $13.90 2 $27.80
12 Pack +1 bonus ! Stress Relief Balls and Puffer Squeeze Toys (Value Assortment) + Bonus Coil Spring Toy by Bottles N Bags • Amazon Business $12.48 2 $24.96
Salvaging Sisterhood • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Field Notebook - Gold Foil Patterns - Lined Memo Book (5"x8") • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Pocket Notebook/Pocket Journal - 5"x8" - Assorted Patterns - Lined Memo Field Note Book - Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95

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