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Jennifer Hudson Surprises Enthusiastic First-Grade Teacher with $10,000

Jennifer welcomes Akayla Joseph, a high-energy teacher at a Title 1 elementary school in Houston, Texas. Akayla captures the life of a first-grade teacher in videos that have earned millions of views online. She takes her students on “virtual field trips” and leads them in daily affirmations. She also regularly goes out of pocket to give her students whatever they need, from basic necessities to books. Lysol’s HERE for Healthy Schools program provides resources and disinfecting products to Title 1 schools to help reduce the spread of germs in the classroom. Jennifer surprised Akayla with $10,000 from Lysol to continue to help her students thrive! #LysolPartner

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