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Ms. Pesmark from Antioch CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bouncing Our Way to Fitness!

My students need 8 1/2 inch red playground balls for P.E. activities.

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Strong spirits, big energy, and a desire to succeed, are how I would describe my students. They rise above the challenges of poverty and second language acquisition daily.

Despite things they don't have, they "rock" what they do have daily.

They are full of gratitude and a zest for life. I aspire to provide them an outlet for their energy. My students are inspirational. I want to do all I can to support their learning and encourage them to attain and maintain physical fitness.

My Project

Most people learn "hands-on." Having the needed equipment for each student to try activities out for themselves is crucial to skill development. Of course we learn team sports, teamwork is a huge part of student social development. I think we can all relate to getting a new red ball to play with ourselves vs. dealing with the classic "ball hog."

Tossing, catching, dribbling, are fundamental skills used in sports such as four square, ball-wall, basketball, and the beloved kickball which are taught each year.

We can incorporate these balls into team sport challenges as well as personal aerobic activities.

Let's play ball!

Ms. Pesmark
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
UB8 - 8 1/2" Lakeshore Playground Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 40 $319.60

Materials cost

$319.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.70

Total project goal

$451.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$451.33

5 Donors

-$375.88

Donations toward project cost

-$319.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.38

match offer

-$75.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.32

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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