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Mrs. Smith from Aynor SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Memory Boxes Help Me Cope With Grief

My students need memory craft boxes and supplies to decorate the boxes with after a loss of a loved one.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are great students. Many of them live in poverty. Their parents are often supportive but tend to lack the financial means to help with fundraisers that typically buy extra things for the school. My students work hard each day, to be the best that they can be. They are like little sponges who absorb every piece of knowledge that is provided to them. This makes them some of the best students that I have ever encountered. They have very promising futures ahead of them!

My Project

After students lose a loved one, they experience many emotions. One of the responsibilities of being a counselor is to help students as they work through their grief. Many times, I make memory boxes with students to allow them a box to store items that remind them of their loved one who passed.

Students enjoy decorating their boxes with foam stickers and making the boxes personable.

My students need these materials so that they can have a positive experience as they work through their grief. This year, 11 of my students have lost a parent or grandparent. These boxes would help my students tremendously!

Mrs. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Darice 9157-69 Wood Hinged Memory Box • Amazon Business $11.43 9 $102.87
Walnut Hollow Unfinished Wood Roomy Box with Hinged Lid for Arts, Crafts and Home Decor • Amazon Business $12.93 5 $64.65
500 Wood Scrabble Tiles - NEW Scrabble Letters - Wood Pieces - 5 Complete Sets - Great for Crafts, Pendants, Spelling by Clever Delights • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
Foam Glitter Stickers Self Adhesive, Mini Heart and stars Shapes for Kid's Arts Craft Supplies Greeting Cards Home Decoration (230 Pieces) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Foam Stickers 48/Pkg-Kids Of The World • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Creative Hands Foam Stickers, Faith • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fun Express Foam Self-Adhesive Farm Shapes - 500 Pieces • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hyamass 6 Packs (Approx 150pcs) Multicolor Self Adhesive Glitter Flower with Round Dot Flower Pistil Foam Stickers (Flower) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Honbay 200pcs Colorful Self Adhesive Star Shape Foam Glitter Stickers • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

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