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Coach Wilkie from Boiling Spgs SC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basketballs Make Basketball Practice Better

Help me give my students 6 Wilson Evolution basketballs for games and practices.

  • $416 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our boys' and girls' athletes are determined and hard-working. They put more into learning the game and developing as players more than most. They are all seventh and eighth-graders. They are enthusiastic and energetic. We are in a rural area with no outdoor parks or places to play football or basketball except in the school setting.

They want to become better athletes but do not always have the funds to pay for what they need to improve their skills.

School budgets are spread thin with physical education and athletics the last to receive funding.

My Project

We have great kids in our school district and we try to get them the equipment needed so that they can have as many participate in sports at our school.

We need six Wilson Evolution Basketballs for this coming season.

We have two teams that will be using this equipment for practice as well as games. The more basketballs you have the more players and students you can have involved. The basketballs will be used for sill development such as ball handling, passing, and shooting during practice. They will also be used for playing games.

With your help, we can get the much need equipment for our kids to practice and play games this coming season.

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Coach Wilkie
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Black, Official Size - 29.5" • Amazon Business $49.60 6 $297.60

Materials cost

$297.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$353.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.30

Total project goal

$415.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$415.34

7 Donors

-$204.94

Donations toward project cost

-$178.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.09

match offer

-$204.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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