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Ms. Avellino from Worcester MA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bowling or Bust!

My students need their practice games and Bowling Team costs covered since they are unable to cover the costs.

  • $1,469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My AP Human Geography students live in an urban New England city and come from diverse cultural backgrounds. Most of them have never traveled outside of the city and our class deals directly with urban environments. The AP Human Geography has taken an annual field trip to Boston. This year, our previous fundraising has been cancelled.

Recently, the bowling team fees have increased and our students are not able to cover the costs.

80 % of our students at our school are considered low-income and cannot afford the increased fees attached to the bowling leagues. They are dedicated players who are sometimes viewed as less than simply because they don't have the equipment other players do, but they do not let that affect them. Most importantly, they just have fun playing!

My Project

The players on my school's bowling team are so dedicated and genuinely enjoy bowling! They do really well without much practice, but unfortunately can't afford the fees that other schools and students that we compete with can afford. Your donation will help them continue to bowl in our bowling league.

During our bowling practices and games, our players aren't allowed on their phones and they don't mind!

They learn to have valuable conversations with each other and really help and encourage each other during practice and games. It may not seem like it but it truly is a team sport to our players.

Ms. Avellino
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Worcester County USBC $1,200.00

Trip cost

$1,200.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,248.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$220.24

Total project goal

$1,468.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,468.24

2 Donors

-$729.70

Donations toward project cost

-$627.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.96

match offer

-$729.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$620.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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