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Ms. Katie from Holyoke MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning How to Express My Emotions During this Pandemic

Help me give my students the tools they need to successfully use these journals to express their emotions as well as learning how to use a journal in everyday life (to-do list, grocery list, appointments, etc.). Thank you

  • $277 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with students who are between the ages of 18 & 22 and have a disability of some sort (mostly autism). These students have already graduated from high school and are attending out program to help gain daily living skills along with many other areas that are taught here. I have been working with special needs students for over 20 years now and I absolutely love the work that I do because seeing their smile after successfully completing a task that they once couldn't is priceless. My students come in every day ready to go out into the community to help. Our students before the pandemic used to volunteer at Kate's Kitchen, The Children's Museum, The Holyoke Public Library, and many other spots within the community that request the help from our students.

My Project

Since we were faced with shutting our program down March 13, many of my students have struggled even more than usual with handling their emotions. These journals will allow them to do that in a "fun" way. These bullet journals are equal parts day planner, diary, and written meditation, bullet journaling turns the chaos of coordinating your life into a streamlined system that helps you be more productive and reach your personal and professional goals. With sections to log your daily to-do’s, monthly calendar, notes, long-term wants, and more, your Bullet journal is customized to your life.

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

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paperage Lined Journal Notebook, Bulk Classic Hardcover, 5.7 x 8 inches, 100 gsm Thick Paper for Office Home School Business Note Pads(Black, Ruled) • Amazon Business $45.95 2 $91.90
Perfect Planner Journal Supplies Kit - 32 Piece Set, Custom-Designed Supplies for Bullet Journals and Planners, Includes Stickers, Stencils, Washi Tapes and Sticky Notes, by Wonderful Washi • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
24 Colors Journal Pens Colored Fine Point Pens Fineliner Pen for Note Taking Calendar Agenda Bullet Journaling Art Projects Office Supplies Scrapbook (24 Colors) • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95

Materials cost

$201.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.44

Total project goal

$276.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.27

2 Donors

-$138.14

Donations toward project cost

-$117.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.72

match offer

-$138.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.72

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$0.00

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