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Mrs. OHara from Gladstone MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Others First Community Outreach

My students need supplies to complete the following projects for the 2018-19 school year:

  • $783 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The middle school students who participate in the Others First (volunteer) group are beyond amazing!! These students put forth an intentional effort to put other people's needs ahead of their own in order to make our school and community just a bit better than it already is!

The cool part about this group is that we are organic in nature.

Each year the students decide causes that are near and dear to their hearts. We revolve our service projects around the students' brainstorming sessions.

As the year progresses and we complete more service projects, it is neat to watch them discover the intrinsic value of giving to others at an age when students typically have a difficult time thinking outside of themselves.

My Project

The Others First volunteer group desires to complete the following projects during the 2018-19 school year:

Literacy Project- We will install a Little Free Library in a neighborhood adjacent to our school to promote literacy to students in our feeder school program.

(Little Free Library Kit)

Children's Blanket Project- We will be making homemade blankets to distribute to critically ill children going into a life saving surgery. (fleece blanket kits)

Kits for the Homeless of Kansas City- We will partner with the Kansas City Police Department to distribute care packages to the homeless in our city. (fleece blankets and inspirational cards)

Suicide Awareness- We will create posters to hang throughout the school to make students aware of the suicide lifeline phone number and text option. (posters and sharpie markers)

Teacher Appreciation- We will put all of the teacher's names in a jar, and pull out three names to win a ten dollar gift card to Panera during Teacher Appreciation Week. (Panera Gift Cards)

Mrs. OHara
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 40 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LITTLE FREE LIBRARY Unfinished Kit • Amazon Business $289.00 1 $289.00
ALEX Toys Craft Knot A Quilt Kit • Amazon Business $16.04 5 $80.20
12 Pack Wholesale Soft Comfy Fleece Blankets - 60" x 50" Cozy Throw Blankets (Red) • Amazon Business $66.54 1 $66.54
Sharpie Permanent Markers Ultimate Collection, Fine and Ultra Fine Points, Assorted Colors, 72 Count • Amazon Business $49.88 1 $49.88
KILZ Exterior Siding, Fence, and Barn Paint, White, 1-gallon • Amazon Business $33.45 1 $33.45
Panera Bread Gift Cards, Multipack of 3 - $10 • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Party Packs Favors for Kids - 125 Pc Toy Assortment for Boys and Girls - Bulk Small Toys for Birthday Goody Bags, Games Prizes, Pinata Fillers, Toy Chests • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Creanoso Success Inspirational Quotes Postcards (60 Pack) - Never Give Up Cards - Positive Wisdom Motivational Sayings Stocking Stuffers Gifts for Men Women Adults Teens Boys Girls Entrepreneur Office • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Paper Mate 28503 Liquid Flair Porous-Point Pen, Medium Tip, Fashion Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $14.58 1 $14.58
Paper Mate 28503 Liquid Flair Porous-Point Pen, Medium Tip, Fashion Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $14.58 1 $14.58
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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