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Mrs. Volk from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Soaring Eagles Card Studio

Help me give my students the materials needed to start a card store in the school, where they will learn vocational and life skills that will help them become more independent in life.

  • $812 goal

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My Students

HMC-1 is implementing a new program for the 2019-2020 school year that offers functional and vocational activities that focus on the acquisition of skills necessary for increased independence in the community, at home and in employment opportunities. The targeted audience includes 18-21 year old young adults with a variety of intellectual, physical, and sensory impairments. These young adults will be focusing their time in school on preparing for life after high school; which looks different for every young adult, Each young adult will receive help with communicating, planning, and pursuing their personal goals and visions for the future.

These young adults are looking forward to being as independent as possible after high school.

This program will provide opportunities for young adults with disabilities to gain independent living skills, transitional skills, social and functional skills and self-advocacy in real life settings while participating in age appropriate activities in their communities.

My Project

Cards, badges, banners, awards, die cut bulletin boards are used a lot in the schools. These young adults are excited and ready to bring joy to the teachers and staff at the school and show their initiative to be contributing members of our community. Consistent service with a smile is their way of showing others that it is important to choose to include.

These awesome young adults struggle with finding work after high school and this program will provide the jump start they need to compete with others who are also seeking employment opportunities.

This program will also get these young adults off to a running start towards both independence and success while being introduced to real job-related skills and resume building.

The Soaring Eagles Card Shop will be a great way to incorporate vocational, academic, and social skills into the classroom. To start up the Card Shop at the beginning of the school year and branch into more store possibilities, we are requesting initial start-up products and equipment for our business. Your help and support will encourage our young adults and provide them with a start towards success and an opportunity to see their goals and visions in action because of their hard work and perseverance.

Mrs. Volk
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Maker Machine Bundle 1 Beginner Cricut Guide Smooth Heat Transfer Permanent Vinyl Tools Designs, Colors may Vary • Amazon Business $439.99 1 $439.99
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Travel Stamp Platform (1711E), Platform Sleeve, Ranger Inkssentials Stamp Cleaner 4-Ounce, Pixiss XL Stamp Cleaning Shammy, Mini Ink Blending Round Tool, 20x Replacement Foams • Amazon Business $64.96 1 $64.96
Carrying Bag for Cricut Explore Air, Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Maker, Silhouette Cameo3, Carrying Case, Tote Bag Cricut Accessories • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Creative Corners Positioning Pieces for Precision Stamping; 5-Piece Set Includes 2 L-Shaped Magnetic Pieces; from The Designers of The Misti Stamping Tools and The Cut-Align Rulers • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Cricut Tools, Basic Set (2002050) • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
STAMPENDOUS SSC1147 Perfectly Clear Stamp, 4 by 6-Inch, Tis Season • Amazon Business $15.10 1 $15.10
Cricut StandardGrip Cutting 12x12 3 Pack • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
STAMPENDOUS SSC1141 Perfectly Clear Stamp, Friendly Phrases Image • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
Fiskars 8x8 Inch Make A Wish Clear Stamps (01-005541) • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
Cricut Foil Ironon Sampler 12"X12" 4/Pkgbejeweled, 12 x 12, Assorted • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Whaline 6 Pieces Acrylic Stamp Block Clear Stamping Tools Set with Grid Lines for Scrapbooking Crafts Card Making, Assorted Sizes • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89

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