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Mrs. Sattler from Saint Peters MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hospice Helpers: Taking Care of Families!

Help me give my students supplies, like an Instapot and adult no-spill cups for their work with Hospice families. They are a nonprofit club.

  • $566 goal

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My Students

I teach in a comprehensive suburban high school of about thirteen hundred students. My students never cease to amaze me by showing me what they are truly capable of accomplishing.

They work hard, give often and show respect.

In one of our drives for raising money for the March of Dimes, I witnessed a group of selfless teenagers dig into their pockets and purses to raise over four hundred dollars in one week. One student handed me a twenty dollar bill. I told him I didn't have change yet and he replied, "No, I want the kids to have it." This act lead to the others in my class to give generously. This was a moment when I knew these kids are capable of so much more than we can sometimes offer them.

My Project

Students came to me asking for help with their non-sponsored club: hospice helpers. These wonderful young adults volunteer their time and money so families have the most comfortable lives in a time of need.

Giving back to those who need it is one of the most rewarding experiences we can give our students.

Students came up with the list of supplies they need to support these families who are losing loved ones. They get together and make soups, so the Instapot, soup pots, and silverware will help them with having the supplies to make and serve the families meals.

Making those who are ill gift and care packages is also something my students have asked to do. Small stuffed animals the sick can hold as well as soft socks, lotion, and lip balm will comfort those who are in need of comforting.

My students are dedicated to making the world a better place, and these supplies will allow them to do so without having to pay for much out of their own pockets.

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This project will reach 155 students.

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Instant Pot LUX60V3 V3 6 Qt 6-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, and Warmer • Amazon Business $79.00 1 $79.00
Assorted Decorative Faux Succulent Artificial Succulent Cactus Fake Cacti Plants with Gray Pots, Set of 5 • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Sammons Preston Kennedy Cup Replacement Lids, Pack of 6 Replacements for #1249, Adult Sippy Cup Lids, Spillproof Lids with Straw Hole for Kennedy Cups, Drinking Aids for Disabled • Amazon Business $13.65 3 $40.95
Flatware Set, 40-Piece Silverware Set, LIANYU Stainless Steel Home Kitchen Hotel Restaurant Tableware Cutlery Set, Service for 8, Mirror Finished, Dishwasher Safe • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
BagDream 16x6x12"- 50pcs White Kraft Paper Bags with Rope Handles for Shopping, Grocery, Mechandise, Party, Gift Bags, Large Size 100% Recyclable Paper Bags • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Unisex Fuzzy Socks Cabin For Men Women Soft Warm Cute Cozy Winter Christmas Slipper Socks 6 Pairs (Solid Colors) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Crock-Pot SCV700-KC 7-qt. Slow Cooker(Charcoal) • Amazon Business $26.24 1 $26.24
Bedwina Plush Puppy Dogs - (Pack of 12) 6 Inches Tall Stuffed Animals Bulk Assorted Puppies and Cute Stuffed Plushed Dog Puppies Assortment • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
24 Pack Nature’s Bees Cocoa Butter Lip Balm Tubes Moisturizer All Natural Chap Treatment • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
DOVE PROMISES Variety Mix Chocolate Candy 43.07-Ounce 153-Piece Bag • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Kleenex 3-Ply Pocket Packs Facial Tissues, 48 Packs of 10 Tissues by Kleenex • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
T-fal B36262 Specialty Total Nonstick Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe Stockpot Cookware, 12-Quart, Black • Amazon Business $16.46 1 $16.46
Adorox 40" Inch 100' Ft Clear Cellophane Wrap Roll (Meet FDA Specifications) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
50-Piece Brown Kraft A7 Envelopes and 50-Sheet Half-Fold Greeting Card Paper - 5.25 x 7.25 Inch Square Flap Envelopes - 5 x 7 Inch Greeting Card Paper • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer, 1 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Pure Body Natural Essential Oils Set, 100% Pure Aromatherapy Diffuser Oils, Sample Kit for Beginners, Lavender, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint - 10 Milliliter (6 Count) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39

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