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Ms. Herrera from Heber CA is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Spreading Compassion

Help me give my students cards, a book, snacks, and other materials to help them learn about compassion and how to spread it.

  • 3 donors
  • $415 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

As a 6th grade teacher, my students are going through a lot of changes while attempting to figure out their own emotions.

Therefore, activities about compassion can help cultivate an emotionally safe environment, and ease the way students are feeling.

These items are card making kits, a book, deodorants, and snacks.

Card making kits encourages students to consider the feelings and experiences of their peers. By creating personalized cards for those going through a rough time, students learn to step into the shoes of others and understand how their actions can positively impact someone else's day.

Similarly, discussing empathy through a book helps students gain a deeper understanding of different perspectives and experiences. By exploring real-life examples and scenarios, students learn to empathize with others and appreciate the diversity within their community.

Providing deodorants discreetly addresses hygiene concerns, creating an environment where all students feel comfortable. By showing compassion towards those facing challenges beyond their control, students learn the importance of empathy and understanding.

Lastly, providing snacks for hungry students not only addresses their immediate physical needs but also teaches valuable lessons about looking out for one another. Also, they can be used to reward students who are caught doing compassionate or kind acts.

In conclusion, these items collectively teach students to see the world through the eyes of others. I'll gauge students' comprehension and application of compassion through their demonstrated acts of kindness and supportive behavior towards their peers.

Ms. Herrera
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Degree Antiperspirant Deodorant Shower Clean Pack of 36 72-Hour Sweat & Odor Protection Antiperspirant for Women with Body Heat Activated Technology 0.5 oz • Amazon Business $38.42 2 $76.84
JOLLY RANCHER Assorted Fruit Flavored, Hard Candy Bulk Bag, 5 lb (360 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.02 2 $26.04
Slim Jim Snack-Sized Smoked Meat Stick, Original Flavor, .28 Oz. 120-Count • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
Doritos Dinamita Spicy Rolled Tortilla Chips, Chile Limon and Flamin' Hot Queso Flavored Variety Pack, (Pack of 40) • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
Takis Fuego Mini 25 pc / 1.23 oz Bite Size Multipack, Hot Chili Pepper & Lime Flavored Extreme Spicy Rolled Tortilla Chips • Amazon Business $11.13 2 $22.26
Outus 15 Pieces Card Making Kits for Kids with 3 Sheets Stickers, 15 Pieces Blank Envelopes and 15 Pieces Seal Stickers, Handmade Card Making Crafting Kit for Boys and Girls DIY Cards • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Snak Club Tajin Peach Rings, Sweet and Spicy Gummy Snacks, 2.5oz Snack Size, 12 Count • Amazon Business $18.45 1 $18.45
Push Pop Candy Lollipops - Individually Wrapped Variety Candy Party Pack - 24 Count Lollipops in Assorted Fruity Flavors - Fun Candy for Gifts, Celebrations, Party Favors, Gift Baskets, & Birthdays • Amazon Business $16.48 1 $16.48
Pringles Potato Crisps Chips, Lunch Snacks, On-the-Go Snacks, Snack Stacks, Variety Pack, 19.3oz Box (27 Cups)​​ • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Dulces Vero Vero Rebanadita Paletas Sabor Fresa Con Chile Mexican Hard Candy Chili Pops, 1.5 pounds, 40 Pc • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Baby Bottle Pop Candy Lollipops - Bulk Candy Variety Party Pack - 10 Count Lollipops w/ Powdered Sugar Dip in Assorted Fruity Candy Flavors - Bulk Candy for Party Favors, Birthdays, Baby Showers • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning about Empathy • Amazon Business $10.66 1 $10.66
1620 Holographic Rainbow Small Star Stickers for Kids Reward, Behavior Chart, Student Planner and School Classroom Teacher Supplies, 0.6" Diameter • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit by the Foot, Gushers, Snacks Variety Pack, 16 ct • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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