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Mrs. Fitch from Richmond VA is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Not Hiding Behind the Mask!

Help me give my students disposable face masks for peace of mind, love of heart, and a healthy body.

  • $226 goal

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Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Our school is located in the inner city on the Southwestern side of Richmond. Serving students in grades 6 – 8, the student/teacher ratio is roughly 15 to 1. There are over 700 students at the school, with a large portion of students who come from bilingual households. Each year, a small portion of students start the school year unable to speak or understand the English language.

My students are mostly from low to moderately low-income homes, making 98% of them eligible for free lunch.

Our students are also compassionate, caring, and respectful learners. They love music and love having opportunities to play and perform for their families and community. Our students come to school and class ready to give their all to their learning in spite of the challenges which they may face, i.e., lack of proper equipment. We want our students to experience goodness in education. We want them to know they are worth the investments of today in hopes of a brighter future tomorrow.

My Project

We are all in school daily and we want to be sure we are all safe. School must be viewed as a place of safety, not a place that may have you physically unable to learn or be with your friends. Our students depend on us to to teach them in a safe, carefree environment. The mask is one of the most effective forms of resistance to sickness from the Coronavirus.

It can help keep everyone who visits the music room singing, playing, learning well and happy.

We want our students to learn with assurance that we are taking every precaution to keep them physically safe and well.

Mrs. Fitch
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ydscsci 50Pcs Kids Disposable Face Masks 3 Layer Children Protective Face Mask for Boys Girls Indoor Outdoor, Black • Amazon Business $11.04 5 $55.20
eZthings Children's Disposable Face Mask for Personal Protective Safety (50 Kids Masks) • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Covaflu KN95 Face Mask Pack of 10 Fold Flat Masks Comfortable Fit • Amazon Business $17.49 2 $34.98
50 PCS Black Disposable Face Masks 3-Ply Filter Earloop Mouth Cover, Face Mask • Amazon Business $9.49 2 $18.98

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