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Quick facts about our program partners from the 2018–2019 academic year.

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One Bead plans to partner with five schools/organizations to run our $1,000 program during the 2019–2020 academic year. And, for the first time ever, we are awarding up to $5,000 to the partner whose students design and execute the most impactful service project in their community. Read more about our $1,000 program model.

One Bead Program Director, Andrew Stauffer, and a student plant a tree outside of Brown Middle School in Newton, MA.

One Bead Program Director, Andrew Stauffer, and a student plant a tree outside of Brown Middle School in Newton, MA.

NeighborHood School

Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
Number of Students: 17
Grades: 4 & 5
One Bead Instructor(s): Abby Wocher
Service Project Idea: Students created a video that addresses the impact gentrification is having on their own community.

Brown Middle School

Location: Newton, MA
Number of Students: 7
Grades: 6, 7, & 8
One Bead Instructor(s): Andrew Stauffer
Service Project Idea: Students planted trees at their school in order to help the environment.

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Edwards Middle School

Location: Charlestown, MA
Number of Students: 22
Grade: 7
One Bead Instructor(s): Sara Wroblewski & Andrew Stauffer
Service Project Idea: TBD

Edwards Middle School

Location: Charlestown, MA
Number of Students: 26
Grade: 6
One Bead Instructor(s): Sara Wroblewski & Kate Moreau & Abby Wocher
Service Project Idea: Students designed bracelets to spread awareness about drug addiction.

COLLEGE SUCCESS ACADEMY

Location: Donald McKay School, East Boston, MA
Number of Students: 12
Grade: 6
One Bead Instructor(s): Abby Wocher
Service Project Idea: Students designed a logo and placed it on pens and lanyards to spread awareness about the inequalities that immigrants experience living in their community.

Boston Promise

Location: Roxbury, MA
Number of Students: 21
Grades: 3 & 4
One Bead Instructor(s): Abby Wocher & Kate Moreau
Service Project Idea: Students designed stickers and sweatshirts to spread awareness and information about gun violence.

Kenny Elementary School

Location: Dorchester, MA
Number of Students: 15
Grades: 3, 4, 5
One Bead Instructor(s): Kate Moreau & Ximena Aragon
Service Project Idea: Students designed journals for youth experiencing homelessness to have a space to write, draw, and express their goals and dreams.

Salem academy charter School

Location: Salem, MA
Number of Students: 28
Grades: 8,9
One Bead Instructor(s): Kate Moreau
Service Project Idea: Students designed t-shirts and created a social media campaign to increase awareness about police brutality.

COLLEGE SUCCESS ACADEMY

Location: Thomas A. Edison School, Brighton, MA
Number of Students: 10
Grade: 6
One Bead Instructor(s): Andrew Stauffer
Service Project Idea: Students designed a hoodie to both raise awareness about alcohol abuse and provide information for those who might need help.

Breakthrough Greater Boston

Location: Hyde Park, MA
Number of Students: 15
Grade: 8
One Bead Instructor(s): Andrew Stauffer
Service Project Idea: Students used their $1,000 to purchase feminine hygiene products to donate to the Women’s Lunch Place of Boston, MA.

Bridge Boston Charter School

Location: Roxbury, MA
Number of Students: 14
Grade: 5, 6
One Bead Instructor(s): Andrew Stauffer & Kate Moreau
Service Project Idea: Students designed sweatshirts to spread awareness about the effects of gun violence.


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UP Education Network

Location: Springfield, MA; Lawrence, MA; South Boston, MA; Dorchester, MA
Number of Students: 30
Grade: 5,6,7,8
One Bead Instructor(s): Sara Wroblewski & Kate Moreau
Non-Profits Involved: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, March for Our Lives: Boston, Harvard Climate Leaders Program, Stop Hand Gun Violence, YW Boston, Title IX Girls Running Club, Samaritans, UUSC, Charlestown Coalition, Friends of the Children: Boston, YWCA Cambridge, The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence