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Mr. Stepansky from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Baseball Hats Part 2

Help me give my student-athletes Pacific baseball hat for the 2020 season.

  • $416 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My school is a School of Excellence. We are a dynamic community of learners empowering one another to become resilient, inquiring, confident members of the global society.

The mission of my school is to create a safe and nurturing learning environment that celebrates diversity.

We are a community that holds ourselves to high expectations in maintaining a culture of belonging, academic excellence, and innovation.

Building my students' self-esteem by staying interested in physical activity is something that is important to me. I am a physical education teacher, as well as a coach, at a Pennsylvania urban K-8 public school. This school is located in a lower economic neighborhood with 95% low-income households and 100% of our students receiving free lunch. This is a Title I school. My students love physical activity and love to learn about team sports.

My Project

My baseball team is in need of baseball hats to complete our uniform. I have the baseball uniform for my team to wear but since a baseball hat cannot be shared year after year I need to purchase new ones. However, it is getting more difficult for me and my players to pay for these baseball hats which is a league mandatory part of our uniform.

My school and school district will not supply us with them either and it is up to the coaches to fulfill this mandatory part of our uniform.

These brand new hats will make my players feel and look better during our games which may even make them play better. The team may play better because they will have higher self-esteem of themselves in a new uniform.

When states are cutting budgets for basic educational needs there is no way I will be given funding for our baseball team. It's usually out of the question.

That is why I need your help to get these baseball hats. I take my job as a Physical Educator and baseball coach serious. It's all about the kids and I cannot do it alone. So please help.

Thank you.

Mr. Stepansky

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacific baseball hat • Lloyd Sixsmith Sporting Goods $13.95 20 $279.00

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