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Ms. Castaneda-Hepburn from Los Angeles CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindness Rocks!

My students need rocks, paint pens, acrylic paint and sealer, wax paper and storage bins to create Kindness Rocks!

  • $258 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a middle school in a large city. We are a Title I school with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast, lunch, and supper. My students are amazing and eager learners, and I want to help them become successful, happy adults.

Most of my students are from the local area.

They have chosen to follow a marine science and environmental studies pathway for their middle school years. English is a second language for many of them. Their parents encourage them to learn as much as they can while supporting the teachers any way they can.

My Project

One of my students recently shared a rock she had found while at a park. It was painted and had the words, "May your day be awesome!" written on it. My students loved it and wanted to create their own and hide them.

The mission of The Kindness Rocks Project is "One message at just the right moment can change someone's entire day, outlook and life." My students want to be a part of this mission!

The rocks will be painted with the acrylic paint and then the paint pens will be used to write positive and uplifting messages. We will need the wax paper to prevent the freshly painted rocks from sticking to the table. Finally, the rocks will be sprayed with acrylic sealer to preserve the beautiful design. The plastic bins will be used to store our supplies

Thank you for giving my students a chance to have a positive impact on someone's life.

Ms. Castaneda-Hepburn
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Painting Rocks: Size 1 - Perfect for painting to create art or "kindness rocks" • Amazon Business $19.95 3 $59.85
Mod Podge Acrylic Sealer (11-Ounce), 1450 Super Gloss • Amazon Business $8.89 3 $26.67
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint Set, 16 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABMS1 Best Selling Colors • Amazon Business $25.02 1 $25.02
Sterilite 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $24.94 1 $24.94
Permanent Marker Paint Pen - Acrylic Marker Pens for Mug, Rock, Glass, Ceramic, Wood, Canvas,Paper Non-Toxic 8Pcs Rich Colors for Craft Projects,Children DIY Painting • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Premium Glitter Paint Pen by ZEYAR,Water based,Extra Fine Point,Nylon Tip,Set of 12,Multiple Colors,Odorless,Acid Free,Non-Toxic and Safe,Environmental friendly,Professional Paint Marker Manufacturer • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Reynolds Kitchens Sandwich and Snack Wax Paper Bags (50 Count) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$170.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$218.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.58

Total project goal

$257.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$257.19

1 Donor

-$218.00

Donations toward project cost

-$218.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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