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Mrs. Sylvia Espinoza from Heber CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Kindness Squad Project

Help me give my students supplies such as pens, markers, headphones, and more to promote kindness among students, staff, and the community.

  • $378 goal

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My Students

My middle school students are amazing. Even though they face many challenges due to their low socioeconomic status, every day my students come to school with the desire to learn. They are active and growing young people with lots of hopes and dreams.

With an environment that promotes kindness, students will feel safe and better prepared for learning.

With the proper tools to support a positive and caring learning environment, all students will be able to learn and grow, regardless of their individual situations.

My Project

These supplies will encourage my middle school students to perform random acts of kindness towards their classmates, staff, new students to our school, and the community . Students will also be encouraged to look for examples of acts of kindness in others as well. For example, students who receive an "I was caught being good" coin can choose an incentive to keep paying it forward. Students will never know who is watching, so they need to make sure they are always being kind toward others.

The Kindness Squad will also put together "Welcome to our School" baggies with a nice card and school supplies to welcome new students to our school.

The Kindness Squad will also make sure to perform acts of kindness for the community, like writing cards for the elderly and community leaders. No act of kindness will be too small or too big for our squad!

Mrs. Sylvia Espinoza
Grades 6-8
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ParKoo Erasable Gel Pens, 0.7mm Fine Point, No Need for White Out, 14 Assorted Colors for Color Coding and Crossword Puzzles • Amazon Business $10.99 5 $54.95
Multicolor Pens, 6-in-1 Color Ballpoint Write Press Pen, Pack of 40 Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
60 Pack Dry Erase Markers Pen Kit, Ohuhu Dual Tips 15 Assorted Colors with Low-Odor Ink Whiteboard Window Marker Pens Perfect For Writing on White boards, Dry-Erase Boards for Classroom Christmas Gift • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Wholesale Kids Bulk Earbuds Headphones Individually Bagged 50 Pack 6 Assorted Colors for Schools, Libraries, Hospitals • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
Dry Erase Markers with Eraser, 60 Pack Shuttle Art 15 Colors White Board Markers and Eraser, Low-Odor, Chisel Tip Usable on Whiteboard Surface for School Office Home • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
BIC Xtra-Sparkle Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $3.98 5 $19.90
Sixth Grade Kindness Squad 6th Grade Teacher Anti-Bullying T-Shirt • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
JPSOR 160pcs Mini Envelopes 16 Assorted Colors, Self-Adhesive Envelopes with White Blank Business Cards, Business Card Envelopes 4 x 2.7 Inches with 168 Heart Stickers • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
JM-capricorns 36pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Big Capacity Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pencil Case Pen Bag (10 Color) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dry Erase Erasers, EAONE 48 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleaner Smiley Circular Board Wiper for Classroom Home Office, Yellow • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fun Express "I Was Caught Being Good!" Plastic Coins- Bulk (144 Piece) -Classroom Incentives-Teacher Supplies • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

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