Thanks SO much for sticking with this Charity Experiment. I know times are ridiculously tight for all of us, so remember - you don't have to give BIG to make a difference, just give, it really DOES make a difference.
This month's suggestion came from a Dig Deep member and I LOVE THIS
WEBSITE! Donorschoose.org - As a former teacher myself, I can't believe I didn't know about this amazing resource. Teachers post requests for
specific funds pertaining to projects in their classroom. You simply read through the different requests and choose to donate to whichever teacher you decide.
For NOVEMBER's DIG DEEP PICK I chose THIS PROJECT:
MRS T's CLASS www.DONORSCHOOSE.ORG.
I went with a music teacher for obvious & personal reasons, and this request is really special, here it is in Mrs T, from New York's own words:
"I am a music teacher that serves middle and high school aged students in a major U.S. city. They are teenagers with hopes and dreams --- with one major difference:
They are teenagers with special needs that include severe physical
challenges, autism, learning disabilities, intellectual delays, language
disorders, visual impairments and/or hearing disorders. But....they love
music and they love being part of our school band or chorus.
The severe physical challenges that several of my students face make it
impossible for them to play traditional instruments either in band or in
music class. If I attach a flat drum to a student's wheelchair he can play it independently. A music cube would also enable a student to
independently produce melodic sounds. A piano pad could be moved and
As you know, today's economic climate makes it impossible for the schools to supply so much of what is needed. With your generous assistance my students will be able to keep the beat and rock to it. Thank you.
Any amount welcome.
So thank you again for helping to make Dig Deep [A Charity Experiment] a
success, it feels good doesn't it? Go to the above link and send Mrs. T a little something for her special students. And don't forget -- PLEASE SEND ME YOUR SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE PICKS - Small charities where the money actually goes to the people in need!!!! (One requirement for making a pick is online presence so keep that in mind when you send your suggestions.)
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU GOOD PEOPLE
Dig Deep [A Charity Experiment]