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Mr. Leyde from Kennewick WA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Assists and Rebounds on the Court

Help me give my students new game balls for the season. In order to keep our basketballs inflated we are in need of a new air compressor/pump and needles. Lastly, we added items for training for agility work.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

My students are faced with many challenges inside and outside the classroom.

Many of my students come from high poverty and diverse backgrounds (The school is 70% free/reduced lunch).

Academically they are currently below grade level in reading and we are working to close the achievement gap. My primary goal is to give them exposure to a variety of high interest, relevant reading material that will engage them. Our focus is on growth and learning in order to raise students to their highest potential.

My Project

I coach basketball at a great school and work with student-athletes who want to succeed both on the court and in the classroom. As a coach, I am consistently looking for ways to improve our players' experience and help them reach their academic and athletic goals.

With athletic budgets shrinking we are always looking to partner with people for a successful season.

Our current air compressor is on its last legs and we would like to replace it so we can continue to provide adequate equipment. We would like to add a few new basketballs this season to practice and play with. As a team, we are also trying to increase the agility of our players and having agility balls and cones will address this. We hope to represent our school and community with pride this season.

Mr. Leyde
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding TF-1000 Legacy Indoor Basketball • Amazon Business $64.99 2 $129.98
Champion Sports Ultra-Quiet Air Compressor Inflator • Amazon Business $120.08 1 $120.08
Baden Elite Indoor Game Basketball - Size 7 (29.5") • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Champro Reaction Ball • Amazon Business $7.98 5 $39.90
Pro Disc Cones (Set of 50) - Agility Soccer Cones with Carry Bag and Holder for Training, Football, Kids, Sports, Field Cone Markers - Includes Top 15 Drills eBook (Bright Orange) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
BSN Sports Double Sided Basketball Coach's Board White • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Ball Pump Needles for Sports Balls - Basketball Inflator Needle for Ball - Air Pump Needle for Soccer Rugby Football Volleyball Balls - Ball Pump Inflation Needle Pack of 30 Adapter with Storage Box • Amazon Business $5.37 1 $5.37

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