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Mr. Short from Little Rock AR is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

AIR-up our Fun!

My students need an air compressor to keep their larger gym equipment inflated.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at Williams Magnet Elementary School. My school is a Title 1 school serving 505 students, with 60% on free or reduced price lunches. Our student population is extremely diverse serving students from all cultural backgrounds including but not limited to; Caucasian, African-American, Asian, African and European. With this my students have very diverse needs.

My students have high energy and ready to express themselves in a physical way.

My students have diverse physical needs. We are a growing school with each class at full capacity. My students arrive ready to engage in physical activity.

My Project

My students are energetic and needs lots of activity in gym class. We need a compressor to air up gym equipment from balloons to basketballs to a giant beach ball for class and Field Day activities. We do not currently have an air compressor.

I want my students to engage in lifetime sports and exercise.

Kindergarten through second grade need to learn how to volley using hands and paddles. Third through fifth need the compressor for bigger inflatable items. We have a basketball team. For Field Day we use hoppers, volleyballs, beach balls, and other nozzle inflatable items that require a compressor. Every student in our school will benefit from this new equipment.

Mr. Short
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 505 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bostitch BTFP02012 6 Gallon 150 PSI Oil-Free Compressor • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
The Beach Behemoth Giant Inflatable 12-Foot Pole-to-Pole Beach Ball by Sol Coastal • Amazon Business $95.96 1 $95.96
Accessory Kit, 17 Piece Compressor Inflation Kit, with Blow Gun, Air Chucks, & Inflation Needles (Campbell Hausfeld MP284701AV) • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Air Hose, 25 Foot, 3/8 Inch ID, ¼ Inch NPT (M), PVC, Non-marring, 300 PSI (Campbell Hausfeld, PA117701AV) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$216.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.21

Total project goal

$314.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.75

4 Donors

-$157.37

Donations toward project cost

-$133.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.60

match offer

-$157.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.61

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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