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Mrs. Smith from Glendale AZ is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Weighted Blankets for the WIN!

Help me give my students "lap pads" that can be used to lay on the chest, back, or head. One full size blanket for students who need a whole body experience.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title 1 Middle School and serve a diverse student population.

We have students in group homes, those with special needs, kids with mental and physical challenges, as well as those with high IQ's.

Our students excel in our business and entrepreneurial programs, performing arts, STEAM, teen court, athletics, and many other intentionally formed groups and clubs.

Our special education department is thriving, and offer so many diverse options and programs to meet the needs of our students.

My Project

Everyone wrestles with occasional worry and stress, but in recent years, anxiety has taken hold of our society in epidemic proportions.

We have noticed an increase in anxiety among our students with what they are exposed to at home, school, and in their social lives.

Many of which are either in temporary living conditions, intensive therapy, or just experiencing this gripping fear for the first time.

We are using old folded blankets in stacks to apply to students bodies to help calm them, but they are less than ideal. It would be AMAZING if we could have a couple of weighted blankets on hand at all times for these crisis situations. They can be costly, and as a public school, we simply cannot afford them.

Mrs. Smith
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MAXTID Weighted Lap Blanket Travel Size Heavy Lap Pad 39in x 23in 8 Lbs - Dark Grey for Adults, Kids • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
YnM Weighted Blanket (15 lbs, 48''x72'', Twin Size) | 2.0 Heavy Blanket | 100% Cotton Material with Glass Beads. • Amazon Business $56.00 1 $56.00

Materials cost

$175.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.04

Total project goal

$260.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.24

3 Donors

-$139.00

Donations toward project cost

-$121.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.85

match offer

-$117.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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