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  • 12 donors
  • $1,050 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Coach Hook
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Actions Speak Louder than Coaches

Help me give my students new volleyballs, soccer balls and jump ropes to learn fundamentals of team sports and gain a love of learning and engaging in new physical outlets.

My Students

Our school is a public charter school serving grades PreK – 12th in the north central Austin area. We are a small community of teachers, staff, and families committed to preparing children for the future. Our Mission is to inspire and nurture a child’s natural love for learning.

Our wonderful families come from low-socioeconomic households where children are often not given the opportunity to explore and participate in extra-curricular sports and activities outside of a school environment.

Our school currently offers flag football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and cheer leading to our students. Our most popular sports with the most student participation are volleyball and soccer. We do not have a gym/ indoor facility to operate our athletics program; we have a small outdoor sports court and field area. Since we are without a gym, I would love to be able to provide our students with the necessary equipment to explore different games, sports, and exercises that can enrich their childhood and follow them into their adult lives.

My Project

The new volleyballs, soccer balls and jump ropes will help my athletes increase their cardiovascular endurance, allow multiple athletes to do drills at the same time, and will enhance our overall athletics program . I am excited to introduce my athletes to sports that require them to push themselves outside of their comfort zones, learn more about their bodies and its physical limits, and develop a deeper understanding of teamwork.

My hope is to continue to grow their curiosity of different physical outlets that will follow them into adulthood.

Having the opportunity to learn new games and sports in a fun and engaging way will allow my students to gain experiences they otherwise would not have, as well as develop a love and appreciation for staying active.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tachikara SV-5WSC Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 6 $269.94
Tachikara SV-5WSC Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 6 $269.94
Select Numero 10 Soccer Ball (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 6 $239.94
SPRI Speed Training Jump Rope • DICK'S Sporting Goods $6.99 10 $69.90

Materials cost

$849.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$892.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$157.49

Total project goal

$1,049.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,049.96

10 Donors

-$688.00

Donations toward project cost

-$606.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$336.38

Match offers toward project cost

-$285.92

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Dick’s Sporting Goods and 11 other donors.

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