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Mrs. Shannon from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Thoughtful Thursdays

My students need modeling clay and additional items to create tools for stress reduction and relief.

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with students who come from a variety of racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. They are working hard to cope with past and/or present trauma, chaotic relationships, and academic pressures. The diversity of backgrounds, home situations, and social relationships inside and outside of school all present differing levels of stress and anxiety for each student.

My students are interesting, resilient, and insightful; they work toward positive change while under extreme stress.

My students need additional resources and tools to equip them to handle the stress and anxiety that they experience on a daily basis.

My Project

These materials will provide our students with the ability to create items they can use to handle stress. Throughout the year, students share the challenges of handling the pressures of school, work, home, and relationships. These pressures can at times overwhelm them and negatively impact their health.

Students report high levels of stress and anxiety on a daily basis, these items will provide an opportunity to "make and take" stress relief tools, equipping them with tools to overcome the many challenges they face.

Thoughtful Thursday sessions will provide the opportunity for students to learn, experience, and practice several innovative strategies to cope with stress and anxiety.

Mrs. Shannon
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sculpey III Oven Bake Clay Sampler 1oz, 30/pkg • Amazon Business $20.03 4 $80.12
12 Pairs Women Knee High Socks - 196004 • Amazon Business $16.49 4 $65.96
Activa Play Sand, 25-Pound, White • Amazon Business $27.50 2 $55.00
(10 Lbs) Thai Sticky Rice (Sweet Rice) • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
MESHA 12 Inches Assorted Color Party Balloons (144 Pcs) - USA SELLER • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$255.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$288.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.98

Total project goal

$339.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.86

3 Donors

-$155.69

Donations toward project cost

-$144.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$169.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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