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Mrs. Brown from Austin TX is requesting sports & exercise equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basketball Passion

My students need quality basketballs to practice with and use in the game.

  • $823 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a suburban middle school in Austin, Tx. We have several underprivileged students in our school and an even greater population in the district. Due to the fact that we are in a large district with so many needy students, it is difficult for the athletic departments to fund all of our needs much less purchase some of the better equipment for our athletes. These students work hard to compete for our school and often are competing against other schools with larger reserves that can purchase equipment as needed.

Please help our athletes reach their maximum potential.

My Project

Our athletes put in hard work every day to be the best they can be. The district can only afford the less expensive basketballs that lose their bounce and tend to go flat quickly. We do not have enough basketballs for one per student for practice. These balls will be used during practice and athletics to develop fundamental basketball skills. In middle school ball handling skills are the weakest area and we need more basketballs to make sure each athlete has one during drills.

Help us fuel the passion for the game.

In order to push our athletes to the next level, we need equipment to match.

Mrs. Brown
Grades 6-8
    More than a third of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 60 students.

    10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Official Basketball (29.5") - Orange • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 10 $599.90

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