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Mrs. Liss from Sacramento CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Steps to Tolerance: Bandage Project Final Year

Help me give my students stepping stones for our Anne Frank memorial Tolerance Garden and bandages to help complete our Bandage Project by Anne's 90th birthday!

  • $682 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Can you imagine living in the projects and seeing desperation all around you? My students ride a bus from their projects into our semi-affluent neighborhood where our school is located, wanting to find a way out! They work hard and overcome obstacles many would shy away from. They are amazing and achieve more every year. They have ideas, thoughts, and dreams. They only lack the money to have these dreams come true. Hearing stories from first-hand survivors of such an atrocity as the Holocaust gives them the courage to survive their lives.

My students are a multi-cultural group who become a family within our time together.

They have created murals, gardens, benches and more that brighten the day of all the students in our school. They created murals to honor Anne Frank and wrote Anne Frank quotes on benches. Tolerance is a huge part of our curriculum and plays an important part of all that we are and do. We brainstorm ideas and I write grants to help their ideas come to life. For the last 10 years, we have even raised the money to go to South California to tour the Museum of Tolerance.

My Project

Today more than ever, children need to "step" toward Tolerance! Our Tolerance Garden is quickly becoming a memorial to Anne Frank. We have created benches (thanks to supplies from DC), murals, and other projects to add to our Tolerance Garden. My students will add quotes to these stepping stones which will then become a part of our Tolerance Garden.

For over 10 years, we have been honoring the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust with our Bandage Project.

Bandages will have names of Holocaust victims written on each bandage. Ultimately our bandages will be on display in a museum so that children everywhere can visualize how hatred caused the lives of 1.5 million innocent children to cease!

Mrs. Liss
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bandages • .99 cent store $0.99 200 $198.00
Square concrete patio stones • Lowe's $1.27 100 $127.00
Varnish • Lowe's $9.98 10 $99.80

Materials cost

$424.80

Vendor shipping charges

$79.00

State sales tax

$38.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$579.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.18

Total project goal

$681.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$681.22

2 Donors

-$661.81

Donations toward project cost

-$579.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.41

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$0.00

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