One Million Classrooms Reached!

We did it, and we couldn’t have done it without YOU!

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You helped us exceed our goal of providing one million classrooms across America – in all 50 states – with free curriculum and resources to boost the mental wellness of kids in all grade levels. THANK YOU!

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Free Resources Across America

As you can see, we literally reached classrooms across America in all 50 states from coast to coast!

Back-to-School Surprises

In addition, as part of the Million Classroom Project, On Our Sleeves, Big Lots and celebrities across the country, including actresses Ashley Eckstein and Sophia Bush, as well as This Is Us star, Chris Sullivan, surprised 11 schools across America with Back-to-School Surprises.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 11 selected schools!

  • Bailey Middle School – Pensacola, FL
  • Burns Elementary School – Owensboro, KY
  • Cambria Grammar School – Cambria, CA
  • Clinton Elementary School – Columbus, OH
  • Jefferson Elementary School – Shawnee, OK
  • Jim Hill High School – Jackson, MS
  • Kinnaman Elementary School – Beaverton, OR
  • Southaven Elementary School – Southaven, MS
  • Southwest Middle School – Orlando, FL
  • Summerlake Elementary School – Winter Garden, FL
  • Towne Point Elementary School – Dover, DE

Jefferson Elementary School

Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Shawnee, OK.

Southaven Elementary School

Teachers and staff at Southaven Elementary School in Southaven, MS.

Clinton Elementary School

Students, teachers and Christina and Ryan Day at Clinton Elementary in Columbus, OH.

Ashley Eckstein standing outside Southwest Middle School

Ashley Eckstein visiting students and teachers at her alma mater, Southwest Middle School, in Orlando, FL.

Chris Sullivan

Chris Sullivan surprises Bailey Middle School in Pensacola, FL via Zoom.

As part of the surprise, each school received:  

  • On Our Sleeves mental health resources and supplies for their school.
  • A $1,000 Big Lots gift card to support in-school mindfulness and mental wellness activities.
  • An apple for the educator…in the BIG APPLE! Educators were featured on a special Times Square video display.

Thank You to Our Partners!

Big Lots

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Wolfson Children's Hospital

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