Need Requests

Note: the following forms will only be accepted from district teachers and staff.


ISN icon Immediate Student Need

Step 1

School staff or administration will identify a student's immediate need. Immediate Student Needs usually include clothing, shoes, personal hygiene items, winter wear or school supplies. 

Step 2

Click button below to complete Immediate Student Need Request form. Be sure to click "Submit" when finished.

Step 3

Bright Futures Joplin staff and volunteers will receive the request and fill the need within 24 hours. Bright Futures Joplin staff will reply with an email to the requester with any clarifying questions.




OSN Icon Other Student Need

Step 1

School staff or administration will identify the student's non-immediate need.

Step 2

Click button below to complete Other Student Need Request form. Be sure to click "Submit" when finished.

Step 3

Building principal and school counselor will receive an email notification of this request, and building principal will email approval to Bright Futures Joplin office. For questions about a specific request, contact your building principal or school counselor.

Step 4

Bright Futures Joplin staff and volunteers will receive the request, await approval and fulfill the need. This may take more time than an Immediate Student Need request. Updates are available at any time by emailing sarahcoyne@joplinschools.org.




CN Icon Classroom Need

Bright Futures Joplin has a goal of helping to fill gaps for teachers who need special help providing classroom supplies. The building principal must be involved in this process to ensure the best funding source is utilized. Requests must be used to support Joplin Schools-approved curriculum or programs.
Step 1

Click button below to complete the Classroom Need Request form. Be sure to click "Submit" when finished.

Step 2

Building principal will receive an email notification of this request, and must email approval to Bright Futures Joplin office. For questions about this request, contact your building principal or Bright Futures Joplin at sarahcoyne@joplinschools.org.

Step 3

Bright Futures Joplin staff and volunteers will receive the request, await approval and fulfill the need. This may take more time than the Immediate Student Need Request. Updates are available at any time by emailing sarahcoyne@joplinschools.org.