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Teacher D. from Houston TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

America's Pastime through Harvey's Heartache!

My students need a lefty glove, baseballs, and training nets to create the opportunity to learn America's Pastime!

  • $607 goal

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My Students

My school is a special place because it is one of the most diverse schools in our district. Our school mission revolves around accepting diversity! We have used sports to connect our students and have committed to being a healthy campus. In recent weeks, we have been challenged as a school and community, due to the catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Located in West Houston, next to the Buffalo Bayou, we lost massive amounts of equipment.

We are now in a scramble to find equipment that intrigues kids to stay healthy!

Accommodating our large number of students has become even more of an untouchable situation because of our resources lost due to damage. Houston Independent School District was so greatly damaged that they have run out of available learning resources.

Through this life-changing event, we have stuck together and managed to create a limited learning environment, but need the community's help! We need to replace our weight and training equipment to provide these less fortunate students a diverse way to stay healthy. These resources will prevent our students from going down the wrong path and help towards living healthy!

My Project

I have noticed a great increase in the interest of "America's Pastime," baseball! I plan on incorporating this into our curriculum for the remainder of the year to promote a sense of patriotism! The students need gloves, and more importantly left handed gloves. We are also in need of training equipment to learn catching , and hitting which is why we are hoping to provide nets. Learning this new opportunity will also allow students to learn another way to live a healthy lifestyle. Having diverse ways to train the body and soul is important in developing long term success in physical education. Baseball is the perfect sport to experience if you've never had the opportunity!

Teacher D.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Bucket of Baseballs (3 dozen) • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
Rukket 5x5 Baseball & Softball Practice Net with Strike Zone Target and Lifetime Warranty • Amazon Business $64.99 2 $129.98
Rawlings Gamer XLE Right Hand 2-Piece Solid Web 11-3/4" Baseball Gloves • Amazon Business $97.39 1 $97.39
Rawlings Renegade Series Baseball Glove, Regular, Slow Pitch Pattern, Basket-Web, 12 Inch • Amazon Business $35.60 2 $71.20
Rukket Flight Control Balls (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99

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