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Ms. Martin from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hidden Talents

Help me give my students the basic things they need to accomplish their goals.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a wide range of abilities that may be hard for most people to recognize. The students in my class have no language, they speak in other ways. Although they have a multitude of limitations, using their hidden abilities is their key to a successful life after high school.

They are considered to be students with multiple disabilities.

I like to teach my students to do as much as they can for themselves. Some have no limbs, limited eye sight or hearing but they can do many things. Their limitations don't hinder their abilities when shown how to do things that come easy to the average person. Building skills is what they do in so many areas of human development. I love the way my students over come obstacles.

My Project

The weighted vest will give two of my students the pressure needed for sensory compression. The basic necessities that my students need/use daily are not the average necessities that others may use in a classroom setting. They need as a lot of sensory stimulation.

Please help my students achieve their maximum potential with the items needed to help them get there.

They achieve in small steps, not leaps and bounds but they get there. The specific items requested are individualized for each students needs, which are completely different. (Example) If my students need a tissue to wipe/blow their noses, those products should be they're for them. Small things like that mean a lot when learning to care for oneself.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 6 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WEIGHTED HOODIE VEST - NAVY - LARGE • School Specialty $89.95 1 $89.95
TK36604056T Disposable Underpads 17 x 24 PK 300 • Grainger $41.85 1 $41.85
Medline Toothbrush Holders, Assorted, 72/Pack • Quill.com $28.79 1 $28.79
Crayola 6-color Acrylic Paint Set 2 oz., Deep Red, Yellow, Umber, Black, White, Blue, 6/Set • Quill.com $7.73 2 $15.46
Kleenex Standard Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, 144 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack (37392) • Quill.com $6.29 2 $12.58
Charles Leonard Flat Easel Paint Brushes With 1/2" Wide Natural Handle, Black Bristle, 12/Pack • Quill.com $6.56 1 $6.56
TK36604055T Disposable Sleeve Apron White 42 Length 24 Width Polyethylene Material PK 100 • Grainger $5.36 1 $5.36

Materials cost

$200.55

Vendor shipping charges

$9.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.80

Total project goal

$285.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.36

1 Donor

-$121.28

Donations toward project cost

-$121.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$142.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.40

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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