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Mr. Banyai from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basketballs for the Girls Basketball Team

My students need basketballs in order to practice for their upcoming games.

  • $823 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day for a member of the girls basketball team includes hurrying across the street to the YMCA after school in order to make the 4pm practice. Maintaining passing grades for each class and good behavior allows the girls the privilege of enjoying the game as they grow on and off the court.

The IHSCA girls basketball team is comprised of 15 girls that meet at the YMCA.

The team is made up of girls ranging from 9th through 12th grade and consists of dedicated student athletes hailing from different areas within the south side of Chicago.

My Project

Having more basketballs for the girls will increase the productivity of our practice time. Some of the daily drills and activities that would be ideal for practice are impossible without more basketballs. With more basketballs, the team can be split into groups where the student-athletes can individually practice a sufficient amount and utilize their time for growth more efficiently.

Not only would basketball practice be much more productive for the team, but having these balls could play a part in increasing the number of girls' teams that we have in the future.

More girls playing basketball correlates with increases in both discipline and work ethic within a larger group. Giving these students something to look forward to after school that improves them as people on and off the court can only make accomplishing dreams a reality.

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Mr. Banyai
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 10 $599.90

Materials cost

$599.90

Vendor shipping charges

$59.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$698.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.33

Total project goal

$822.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$822.22

7 Donors

-$305.82

Donations toward project cost

-$264.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.37

Matching donations from our partners

-$511.11

Match offers toward project cost

-$434.44

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

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$0.00

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