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Ms. Wilson from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Calm Down And Focus In School!

My students need weighted vests to help meet their sensory needs!

  • $870 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day excited to learn! My school is a Title I school with 92.9% of students coming from low-income families. There is a high percentage of Latinos at my school. I teach students who are learning English as a second language.

My students may come from low-income homes, but they are motivated to do well in school, and they enjoy learning!

I teach 3rd through 8th grade Special Education. My students have various disabilities including Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Emotional Disturbance, ADHD, Other Health Impairment, and Learning Disabilities.

My Project

My students need weighted vests of different sizes. I have many students with Autism, ADHD, or Other Health Impairments. My students struggle with staying focused in class and staying still in their seats and in the hallway.

My students need weighted vests to help reach their sensory needs so they can focus on their academics.

Weighted vests would help calm my students down. This would allow their bodies to be still so they can focus on their school work. I teach students from grades 2nd-8th grade, which is why I need a variety of weighted vest sizes. My students would greatly benefit from these weighted vests!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT X-LARGE - GREY • School Specialty $79.51 1 $79.51
VEST DEEP PRESSURE X-LARGE • School Specialty $75.75 1 $75.75
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT LARGE - BLACK • School Specialty $72.91 1 $72.91
VEST DEEP PRESSURE LARGE • School Specialty $70.07 1 $70.07
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT MEDIUM - GREEN • School Specialty $66.24 1 $66.24
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT X-SMALL - RED • School Specialty $59.63 1 $59.63
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT SMALL - BLUE • School Specialty $58.71 1 $58.71
VEST DEEP PRESSURE MEDIUM • School Specialty $58.71 1 $58.71
VEST DEEP PRESSURE SMALL • School Specialty $53.03 1 $53.03
VEST DEEP PRESSURE XX-SMALL • School Specialty $41.67 1 $41.67

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