Eastern Kentucky classrooms see needed supply boost thanks to $24,000 donation

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HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) Three schools in Knott County are the recipients of $24,642.76 in supplies for classrooms.

At Hindman Elementary teachers there have been afforded multiple classroom items thanks to donations.

"Opportunities for our kids that we would never have been able to provide before," said Chasity Childers a special education teacher at Hindman Elementary.

This round of money was from Sonic and their limeades for learning program.

"The children love the technology, I like to do a technology center in my classroom and they love the iPads, it really enhances their classroom experience," said Angela Hall a Kindergarten teacher at Hindman Elementary.

This all goes through a program called donors choose which supplies the schools with items like, iPads and other classroom supplies.

"Technology flexible seating, chapter books to workbooks, it even helps supply supplies to our kids in the classroom," said Childers.

Another previous donation Hindman Elementary received allowed them to purchase flexible chairs, which helps students who can't sit still, focus while not disturbing other kids.

"It helps our students who have trouble focusing, it helps them move without disturbing other kids it helps them release energy and focus more," said Childers.

Carr Creek Elementary and Cordia School were the other two schools in Knott County who received money from this donation.

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