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Mrs. Lau from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Balls , Jumpropes, and other Playground Equipment Needed

The cost of these playground materials is $600, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $624 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2005.

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I teach a diverse population of Kindergarten students in a San Francisco public school. Approximately 65% of the student body receives free or reduced-price lunch, and half of my students are English Language Learners. We are in desperate need of some play equipment for our school yard. My school has 3 Kindergarten classes; 2 English Development classes and 1 Chinese Bilingual class. We have one play structure for our school which has approximately 400 students, K-5, and the Kindergarten students only get to use the structure 15 minutes a day during our first recess. We have 3 recesses throughout the day, and during the last two recesses, the students are running around with broken jump ropes, and deflated or damaged balls. I would like to get some new durable jump ropes and other playground equipment, such as hula hoops, jump rope twists, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, and other playground equipment for the students to play with during recess, especially since spring is approaching. Each recess I find the students running around aimlessly, and getting into accidents with one another or just having nothing to do because we don't have appropriate toys/equipments for them to use during their recess. Getting durable and proper equipment would not only benefit the Kindergarten students, but other students who share the same recess with the Kindergarten classes. I would like the students to be able to play with something than with nothing.

Mrs. Lau
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
000530 30" ASSORTED COLORS 1 PIECE HULA HOOPS • Cannon Sports, Inc. $68.75 1 $68.75
SOCCER BALL-INDOOR FUZZIE • Nasco $26.95 4 $107.80
(W2309) COLORED BEAN BAGS, SET OF 8 • Cannon Sports, Inc. $16.25 2 $32.50
PJR8 8' POLY JUMP ROPE • Cannon Sports, Inc. $7.75 10 $77.50
CRAYOLA SIDEWALK CHALK 52 STIC • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.95 10 $59.50
SP10R YELLOW 10" RUBBER PLAYGROUND BALL 2 PLY • Cannon Sports, Inc. $5.75 4 $23.00
BUBBLES • Nasco $3.15 10 $31.50
PLAYGROUND BALL 8.5" PURPL • Nasco $3.01 2 $6.02

Materials cost

$406.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$511.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.28

Total project goal

$623.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$623.76

1 Donor

-$613.78

Donations toward project cost

-$512.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.61

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$0.00

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