ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL - MERIDIAN, ID
Opened in the fall of 2008, Rocky Mountain High School is the newest of five major high schools in the district and has over 2,100 students. They requested funds to take their special needs students on a field trip to Nampa Fish Hatchery teaching them not only valuable fishing skills, but also jobs within the Idaho Parks and Rec domain.
SPECIAL KIDS SPECIAL FAMILIES - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Founded in 1998 by two women who raised and tragically lost children with special needs, Special Kids Special Families promote, strengthen and support individuals with disabilities and their families. They requested funds to support Zach's Place Center, a respite and child care facility for children with disabilities.
STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - MERIDIAN, ID
Home of the STAR STALLION, Star Elementary School leads the way in teaching 21st century skills. They requested to provide 10 "TiltED Active Seats" for a classroom supporting K-5th graders with a variety of disabilities including ADHD, developmental disabilities, autism and more. These specialized chairs allow for flexible seating, keeping them more focused an alert. Many of these children have difficulties being seated - these chairs will allow them to rock back and forth, rotate and more.