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Mr. Demeritte from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basketball To Build Relationships

My students need basketballs and a hoop to play basketball during free time.

  • $330 goal

This project expired on July 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school will prepare 100% of our scholars for high school in hopes of them all graduating high school and moving forward to college and career readiness.

Our mission is to increase high school graduation rates by providing a supportive and flexible learning environment that challenges every learner to find their voice and to exercise choice as they design their own pathways to success.

Our school implements a different teaching/learning model based on the processes that lead to growth. Our students belong to underserved communities in West Philadelphia.

My Project

My students are the greatest inner city students. They unfortunately have very little space to take part in sports. I would like to see them involved in getting up and doing an actual activity before school, after school, and during their lunch time. An activity like basketball would teach these students how to work with other students and learn good sportsmanship. It would also allow some students who don't know how to play the chance to play because we will have extra balls and another basketball hoop set up. This would include more students and encourage even our girls to get involved because we have extra supplies.

Mr. Demeritte
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Movement God Pro Court Height-Adjustable Portable Basketball Hoop System with 43" Backboard • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Spalding NBA Street Basketball - Pink & Purple - Intermediate Size 6 (28.5") • Amazon Business $16.71 4 $66.84
Spalding NBA Varsity Neon Outdoor Basketball, 29.5-Inch, Blue/Salmon • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96

Materials cost

$246.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.50

Total project goal

$329.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.99

2 Donors

-$236.85

Donations toward project cost

-$213.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.65

match offer

-$79.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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