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Mr. Mason from Brooklyn NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Aspiring Basketball Stars!

Help me give my students quality training gear. The experience these players can have using the same equipment as top level players would be invaluable and an incredible experience for them.

  • $921 goal

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My Students

My basketball teams are made up of students in grades 6, 7, and 8. They are dedicated, hard working student athletes who are looking to succeed both in the classroom and on the court. Sportsmatter!

For many of these young scholars and athletes, this is the only organized sport they are a member of.

We are in a title 1 school district so it's difficult to get items for the team without doing fundraising because the funding priority of the school generally goes to academics. These players and coaches see it as a family and we treat each other as such. The boys work very hard to be successful, and are dedicated to the program both as players, and as student athletes. Thank you in advance for your donation! It will be greatly appreciated!

My Project

The players on my basketball team have few opportunities to participate in organized sports. My middle school team has given them this opportunity. Due to budget constraints in our Title I school, most money is directed towards academics, meaning they are not given the ability to experience real basketball workouts.

The materials requested in this project will help my players become better at the game of basketball, and experience workouts just like the pros!

No one on my basketball team has had the opportunity to work out with training mannequins or with shooting aids. Hopefully, with the help of your donation and our new equipment, we can take this team to a championship!

Mr. Mason
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKLZ D-Man Defensive Mannequin • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 4 $239.96
Spalding NBA Replica Official Basketball (29.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 4 $119.96
Spalding Blocking Pad • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 2 $109.98
SKLZ Solo Assist Basketball Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 1 $99.99
Spalding TF-1000 Legacy Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $64.99 1 $64.99
SKLZ Shot Spotz Basketball Training Markers • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 2 $39.98

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