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Mr. Martinez from Alamo TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alamo Track Club

My students need appropriate training equipment for our Alamo Track and Field Club.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students here are enrolled at a Title I school with large concentrations of low-income students that already receive supplemental funds to assist in meeting student’s educational goals. On the other hand, the outlet I see for many of students is sports, especially running. The majority of my students, albeit young, are extremely talented runners and they have an opportunity to go to the university on an athletic scholarship for the sport of cross-country and/or track and field.

My Project

Having the different sets of adequate equipment gives me the opportunity as a coach to implement better training regimens for my student-athletes. For instance, I could have them engaged in a simple game of tag using the noodle to work on cardio-respiratory conditioning. Further, I can teach them how to improve their running economy, such as stride frequency and length.

In running, stride length is important, but so is lower limb strength and with these various equipment sets I could implement a specific training regimen, where my athlete's jump run, or throw and increase overall fitness of the student-athletes.

All in all, the various equipment would be a great commodity for the student athlete's to use in their training.

Mr. Martinez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STARTING BLOCK RUBBER (4 - PAIR) - SET OF 8 • School Specialty $57.72 2 $115.44
SHOT PUT INDOOR 2.7KG DARK ORANGE • School Specialty $60.70 1 $60.70
SHOT PUT SET - VINEX ELEMENTARY - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $22.64 2 $45.28
SHOT PUT INDOOR 1KG YELLOW • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
HURDLE - FOLDABLE TRAINING - 50 CM - RED - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $26.62 1 $26.62
HURDLE -FOLDABLE TRAINING - 40 CM - YELLOW - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $21.86 1 $21.86
HURDLE - FOLDABLE TRAINING - 30 CM - GREEN - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $20.37 1 $20.37
BATON EASYPASS SET OF 6 • School Specialty $18.99 1 $18.99
HURDLE - FOLDABLE TRAINING - 20 CM - BLUE - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $17.25 1 $17.25
RELAY BATON PLASTIC JR SET OF 6 • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80

Materials cost

$363.70

Vendor shipping charges

$36.37

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.86

Total project goal

$512.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.39

1 Donor

-$237.27

Donations toward project cost

-$231.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

match offer

-$240.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$204.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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