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Mr. Whayne from Tulsa OK is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basketball Team to Give Our Kids an Outlet

My students need Basketballs and a dummy for the training of our schools first team.

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in a very low income community, 96% of our student population is eligible for free or reduced lunch. Having a sports team will allow me to have more of a common ground with my students and will also give my students an outlet to stay away from the streets.

My students are highly energetic and have been begging me to start up a sports team for our school.

Majority of my students love basketball and will play it whenever they get the chance. In our area organized basketball is a big deal and I want to give my students a chance to pursue their passion.

My Project

I am requesting 3 basketballs for my students to learn how to dribble, shoot, and pass with. I will use these balls to teach my students techniques and drills to improve there abilities. I am also requesting a dummy for other practice drills that will simulate live basketball games.

I believe that creating this basketball team will be such a difference maker in the lives of my students.

I know for a fact that this will enable me to have more of an influence in their lives and keep them from the streets. This will also be another outlet for my students to learn discipline, self-control, and diligence.

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Mr. Whayne
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson NCAA Game Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 2 $139.98
Wilson Wave Solution Game Official Basketball (29.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 1 $69.99
Goalrilla Blocking Dummy • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$259.96

Vendor shipping charges

$26.00

State sales tax

$21.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.19

Total project goal

$401.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$401.24

1 Donor

-$170.53

Donations toward project cost

-$170.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$200.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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