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Ms. Jones from Cincinnati OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sewing Memories by Students With Disabilities

Help me give my students with disabilities the opportunity to sew with sewing machines while developing life-long practical skills.

  • $864 goal

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My Students

Our school is a K-8 school designed to meet the needs of students with ADHD, Autism and other related disorders. Ninty-three percent of our student population has an IEP for reading, math and/or behavior deficits. Most of our students come from traditional public schools in low income areas and the most common concern from the parents and students when they tell us why they’re looking for a new school is that the student is being bullied because of their disability from other students at their current school.

Our students have sensory issues, background trauma, intellectual deficits, social and emotional issues, and struggles with relationship building.

We have students on the spectrum that do our morning announcements over Google Meet, a video chat. We have students with ADHD who help our custodian around the building. We have great kids with unique problems and personalities. There is never a boring day.

My Project

Our students will have to opportunity to create clothing, quilts, bags, and other accessories with these sewing materials. We have students who would like to make sensory items for their peers in our school with Autism and sensory needs. They would like to be able to mend their school uniforms and create something special that is their own.

Our students need practical skills to help them at home and in their future lives.

We are hoping to offer these skills to them and weave wonderful memories of school in the process.

We are also encouraging parent participation with their students.

Ms. Jones
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Sewing Machine, XM2701, Lightweight Sewing Machine with 27 Stitches • Amazon Business $86.27 6 $517.62
Singer Bundle - Detail Scissors, Thread Snips, 8.5" Scissors • Amazon Business $18.49 6 $110.94
Pllieay 250 Pieces Sewing Pins 38mm Multicolor Glass Ball Head Pins Straight Quilting Pins Including Sewing Seam Ripper and Soft Tape Measure for Dressmaking Jewelry Components Flower Decoration • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
GEEDIAR Sewing Threads for Sewing Machine - 30 Colors Spools Polyester Sewing Thread Kit for Hand and Sewing Machines • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

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