Samara

“My mom cried when I read my list to her. After I made a list, she made one for my dad.” - Samara

Hampton Bays Elementary School

“The Bucket Filling program presented to and maintained in our school by Faith Smith has enriched our character education initiative and is a great way to relay our anti-bullying message. The positive messages have spread quickly throughout our student body, helping to increase our awareness of what it means to...

Stone Ranch Elementary School

“Kelly provided an enthusiastic presentation to our students and our staff! In a school of over 1,100 students, Kelly’s presentation demonstrated that Bucketfilling spirit, and our students were engaged and have been talking about Bucketfilling since! Our staff includes forty teachers in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, and the complexity...

Leonard Elementary School

“The Bucketfiller presentations have presented the Leonard Elementary School students with a life-altering experience. Our students were excited to learn how to express their inner thoughts with others. They are ready to share their positive thoughts with the world around them as dedicated ‘Bucketfillers’.” Jerry Cottone, PrincipalLeonard Elementary School, Troy, MI...

Lindemann Elementary School

“…the Bucketfillers program serves as the springboard for our bullying and positive reinforcement programs for our children. The staff, students and parents love the concept and actively practice bucketfilling…” Phillip Seasock, PrincipalLindemann Elementary School, Allen Park, MI

Center Elementary School

“You could hear the love and sincerity in the voices of my students as Carol Hamilton facilitated a Bucket Filling session about “Why I Love and Respect You.” She was able to get them to reach into their hearts to really experience bucket filling and kindness. It was a heartwarming...

Armstrong Elementary School

“The initiative is going great! We have teachers who have purchased buckets for every student in their class. We have teachers who left personal messages on post-its for every student on the second day. Every classroom has some sort of “Bucketfiller” bulletin board and the students are using the language...

Trinity Lutheran School

“Trinity Lutheran School recently underwent a transformation. In my 24 years of education, this in-service activity with the children has been most gratifying. It was incredible to read and witness the emotional and joy-filled responses from one of the exercises that were returned by our students’ loved ones. I am...

Village Elementary School

“This is our 3rd consecutive year with the Bucketfillers For Life program. Follow-up is crucial to make sure the message is reinforced. There is great value in BFL’s Maintenance Program, and it enables my staff to carry the message forward in between visits much more effectively." Bill Cain, PrincipalVillage Elementary...