"I teach at a low income school in Texas," she wrote. "I have never had my list cleared. Could you at least share. It would mean everything to me to #clearthelist."
The country music star responded with a to-the-point Tweet: "Ah hell... I've had a few drinks. I'll take care of it for ya."
Shelton responded to Gressett's Tweet on Tuesday (Sept. 1). As of today (Sept. 3), the only school supplies listed have been added since Sept. 1, meaning that the country singer and The Voice star's good deed cleared the list.
"When you have to step out of your classroom crying because you found out @blakeshelton shared your list! You are the good in the world," she wrote. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart and the TX panhandle! I'm eternally grateful! Thank you everyone!"
As Gressett puts it on Facebook, Shelton couldn't have supported a better school district.
"Eery single person at Patton.... from superintendent, principal, secretary, business office, teachers, coaches, aides, cafeteria workers, maintenance and janitors...... every single one of them there TRULY love each and every child," she wrote. "They are their greatest supporters and biggest fans. They leave the world a better place and I love them all!
In 2018, Shelton got mentioned in K-12 headlines for a less happy reason. Back then, Shelly Bryan Parker, the mother of first grader Marley Parker, took to social media to ask why a book used by Shelton in 1982 was still being used by students in Ada, Oklahoma.
It's the latest kind act by a music celebrity who's stuck at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Other examples range from Brad Paisley dropping in on teachers' Zoom meetings and Taylor Swift keeping a Nashville record store afloat with a generous donation.