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Ms. Vaughn from Chicago IL is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Helping Save Children's Lives

Help me give my students KN-95 masks so they can stay in school safely.

  • $205 goal

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Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

The little engineers in my classroom are very excited and exercise their curiosity to the fullest extent. My students are from a high-poverty neighborhood in Chicago. Even though it is really hard to live in their community with a high level of violence, they strive hard to be successful and practice being critical thinkers daily.

Our school's main focus is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ​and Math), so my ultimate goal is to ensure that my students receive an enriched education that leads them to be the best, independent learners possible.

They have shown that they love working on hands-on projects, especially in science and math this year.

My Project

My students are studying the coronavirus and germs that live all around them. My classroom is in critical need of KN95 face masks so that they can continue to stay safe from germs in this school. My students are in need of face masks to also help them promote healthy living during this pandemic. While we were studying the science lesson on coronavirus, I asked my students what do they do to stay safe. The majority of my students responded stating they do not even own a face mask. That was a scary revelation, and I need all of the support possible to change my students' perspective of how important it is to wear a face mask when they leave home or are around a large group of people.

Ms. Vaughn
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ApePal 5-Layer Disposable KN95 Face Masks Wide Elastic Ear Loops Safety Face Mask,Black,20 PCS/Pack • Amazon Business $22.89 3 $68.67
Sheal 50PCS Disposable 4-Layer Kids Face Masks Protection Breathable Comfortable 5 Colors for Kids (3-5 Years) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
LUCIFER Multicolor 4-Ply Kids Comfortable Safety Face Mask made for Children Aged 4-8, 4 Layer 50PCS Individual Packs Disposable Face Mask with Ear Loops - 5 Color • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

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