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Local Teacher Brought to Tears After School Supply Donation

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    Local Teacher Moved to Tears by Donations for Classroom

    Jennifer Robuck, a teach at San Diego's St. Columba Catholic School was moved to tears when she was gifted with donations for her classroom. (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018)

    A local fourth-grade teacher at St. Columba Catholic School was brought to tears by the generosity of others who donated some much-needed school supplies for her class.

    A local fourth grade teacher at St. Columba Catholic School was brought to tears by the generosity of others who donated some much needed school supplies.
    Some of the donated items included yoga balls for kids to sit on to help with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or anyone who just needs some movement throughout the day.
    Also, supplies for independent reading time. 
    Teacher Jennifer Robuck told NBC7 these items will help her kids stay focused and learn more efficiently every single day.
    "We don't go into this to become rich.  We do it because we love helping kids. But there's things that we want and we need for our classroom," she said as her eyes filled with tears.
    The donations were made possible by the non-profit organization, Help a Teacher.
    Teachers make a wish list for school supplies and then anyone can purchase the items big or small.
    They can do that by visiting https://www.facebook.com/helpateacher/
    The service is completely free for teachers.A local fourth grade teacher at St. Columba Catholic School was brought to tears by the generosity of others who donated some much needed school supplies.

    One of the items donated on Thursday included yoga balls for kids to sit on, which can help with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or for students who just need some movement throughout the day. Also, supplies for independent reading time. 

    Teacher Jennifer Robuck told NBC7 these items will help her kids stay focused and learn more efficiently every single day.

    "We don't go into this to become rich," she said as her eyes filled with tears. "We do it because we love helping kids. But there's things that we want and we need for our classroom." 

    The donations were made possible by the non-profit organization, Help a Teacher.

    Teachers make wishlists for school supplies and then anyone can purchase the items big or small. The service is completely free for teachers.

    Anyone who wishes to donate to a teacher can check out their list here