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Hope In A Box is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and NY State charity.
Contributes to a box of LGBT-inclusive materials for one middle or high school.
Provides one school with a suite of LGBT-inclusive materials for grades 7-12, including…
Books, movies, soundtracks, and magazines across a range of genres and age-levels
Curriculum packs for key texts to help educators weave these materials into lesson plans
One-on-one coaching for educators in the school on LGBT terminology and themes
90% of teachers say these materials from Hope in a Box "noticeable improve their LGBT students’ emotional well-being within the first semester of receiving the materials"
Funds a new curriculum guide for an LGBT-inclusive text on our list.
Written by a seasoned teacher who has used the materials in his or her own class
Tied to Common Core or state-equivalent standards
Shared with 100% of schools already in our network and all schools moving forward -- affecting more than 10,000 students across the United States
80% of teachers say they are much more likely to incorporate LGBT-inclusive materials into their curricula if they have access to high-quality curriculum guides
Provides an entire town or county of rural schools with LGBT-inclusive material, affecting up to 10 schools and thousands of middle and high school students.
We have nearly 200 schools on our waitlist across 35 states
Many of these schools are clustered within neighboring towns or districts -- when teachers find out about this program, they share with friends, families, and colleagues
Create community-level change by empowering an entire region with LGBT-inclusive literature!
and please support us through corporate sponsors…
If you have a TD Bank account, you can get TD to donate to our nonprofit through the TD Affinity Program. Just call your local branch and tell them you’d like to support Hope In A Box, Inc based in New York, NY. The TD Bank Foundation will donate a portion of its annual charitable dollars to our nonprofit at the end of the year. It’s that easy!