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Mrs. Fairbanks
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

Keep Calm Zone

Help me give my students the supplies to redesign the space that will help support them during their times of stress, worry and anxiety.

My Students

Our school is in a lower income area where there are only 1,300 people in the area with 31% of our population qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. We have a total of 400 students 7th through 12th grade. Building relationships with these students is a huge need. Students are having to go home and take care of their houses, work jobs, help with siblings, and do not have time to worry about academics. School is a place where they can get away from tougher responsibilities.

I want to provide a calm, safe place for these students to go when they are having moments of anxiety, stress, and worry.

The "Keep Calm Zone" will be a room that will support the needs that the students need. A need to let go of the worry, to be stress free and to be in a zone where they can regather themselves before going back to the classroom.

My Project

The materials from this request will redesign the room that will be designated at the Keep Calm room. The supplies requested will have a designated spot in this room for students to use when needed, or even during the day to come and grab something that is of need to help them get through the day - such as paper, pencil, paper.

Students that are struggling often need a space where they can have some quiet time, write their thoughts down or even color to release the stress.

Young adults are going through a lot and have more responsibilities than they need to. Having a positive environment and a safe place for students to come to is always a need. Help us create this Keep Calm room and reach out to our students and their mental health.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rustic Framed Premium Surface Magnetic Large Chalk Board- 24"x36" by Loddie Doddie. Perfect board for use with Chalk Markers and Home Decor • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Sargent Art 22-1581 50-Count Fine Tip Washable Marker Packs • Amazon Business $9.54 5 $47.70
Fluorescent Light Filters • Amazon Business $13.65 3 $40.95
Easy-Going Stretch Sofa Slipcover 1-Piece Couch Sofa Cover Furniture Protector Soft with Elastic Bottom for Kids, Spandex Jacquard Fabric Small Checks(Sofa,Light Gray) • Amazon Business $37.88 1 $37.88
Crayola Super Tips Marker Set, 43 Unique Colors, Doubles of Favorite 25 Colors & 12 Scented Shades, 80 Count, Gift • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Crayola Colored Pencils Set, School Supplies, Presharpened, 36 Count • Amazon Business $5.97 5 $29.85
PureFit Super Stretch Chair Sofa Slipcover – Spandex Non Slip Soft Couch Sofa Cover, Washable Furniture Protector with Non Skid Foam and Elastic Bottom for Kids, Pets (Chair,Light Gray) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Oxford Filler Paper, 8-1/2" x 11", College Rule, 3-Hole Punched, Loose-Leaf Paper for 3-Ring Binders, 500 Sheets Per Pack (62349) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Colore #2 Pencils With Eraser Tops - HB Graphite/No 2 Yellow Wood Pencil Great School Art Supplies For Writing, Drawing & Sketching - Suitable For Kids & Adults - 144 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Gel Pens 30 Colors Gel Marker Set Colored Pen with 40% More Ink for Adult Coloring Books Drawing Doodling Crafts Scrapbooks Bullet Journaling • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Bostitch Personal Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (EPS4-BLUE) • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Loddie Doddie 8ct Chalk Markers- VIVID Colors for use on Chalk, Dry Erase and Glass surfaces • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Paper Mate Write Bros Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 60 Count • Amazon Business $5.69 2 $11.38
Color & Frame Coloring Book - In the Garden • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Color & Frame Coloring Book - Inspiration • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Color & Frame Coloring Book - Animals • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Color & Frame Coloring Book - Nature • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Color & Frame Coloring Book - By the Sea • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Color & Frame Coloring Book - In the Forest • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
Tranquil Trees Adult Coloring Book (31 stress-relieving designs) (Artist's Coloring Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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