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KDS Recreation Days

Organized by: Jacqui Kaneb and Amanda Barbosa

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Jacqui Kaneb and Amanda Barbosa via Crowdrise
April 23, 2014

$100 - One full Recreation Day for one student paid for!!! Great start, thank you to everyone who has donated! See More

THE STORY:

The Kennedy Day School, part of the Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, MA, provides "special education, therapeutic, and health services to over 80 students, ages 3 to 22, with significant, complex needs from more than 30 cities and towns across Massachusetts," (http://franciscanhospital.org/education/kennedy-day-school/).

The staff's devotion to these children is amazing, and the teachers seem to know every last detail about each of their students no matter how complex their disabilities may be. During MA school vacation weeks the Kennedy Day School offers recreation days so that students can continue coming in every day. This allows parents to continue working during the week and gives the children a fun and productive way to spend their vacations. These recreation days are more relaxed and "fun-focused" than normal school days, but they still provide a sense of structure and daily routine for the students. Each recreation day costs $100 per student, separate from normal tuition fees.

This semester Boston College nursing students are raising money to help sponsor these recreation days for families who need support getting their children there! Thank you for taking the time to consider donating to this great cause, every last dollar helps!!!

Every semester Boston College nursing students observe and help the school nurses care for these students as a clinical rotation. I have been lucky enough to have had this experience during my final semester at BC, and it has been an eye-opening, humbling, and heartwarming ride. I am constantly amazed by the students, making progress every day in and out the classrooms. The sense of joy is palpable throughout the hallways and in the school's 14 classrooms, where students are given focused attention while working on "communication, mobility and motor control, vision, hearing, feeding, cognition, social development, and fragile health."

$610

 

122% Raised of $500 Goal

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  • Kimberly Mitchell

    $10

  • Mackenzie Wislar

    $10

  • Chelsea Murray

    $40

  • Rebecca Card

    $10

  • Divya Vig

    $15

  • Rachel Ronca

    $10

  • Paul and Abbey Botelho

    $20

  • Joe

    $100

  • A.B. and Flora Barbosa

    $50

  • Maria Oliveira Barbosa

    $25

  • Mary Kate

    $15

  • Michael & Michelle Botelho

    $25

  • Andrea and Steve

     

  • Aunt Sharon

    $15

  • Grace

    $15

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Organized by

Jacqui Kaneb and Amanda Barbosa

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Donor Comments

Grace

Grace

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Aunt Sharon

Aunt Sharon

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Andrea and Steve

Andrea and Steve

Wonderful effort! 4 years ago

Michael & Michelle Botelho

Michael & Michelle Botelho

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Mary Kate

Mary Kate

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Maria Oliveira Barbosa

Maria Oliveira Barbosa

DONATION: $25

In honor of Amanda Barbosa 4 years ago

A.B. and Flora Barbosa

A.B. and Flora Barbosa

DONATION: $50

Another worthy cause Amanda!!! 4 years ago

Joe

Joe

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Paul and Abbey Botelho

Paul and Abbey Botelho

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Rachel Ronca

Rachel Ronca

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

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