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Mrs. Berry from Valparaiso FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Balance to Our Lives!

My students need these folding floor balance beams to work on a variety of motor skills and balancing activities.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students have a desire to learn and grow. We are a Title I school with minimal resources. The majority of our students will never experience some of the educational tools that more affluent schools can provide. Not only are we title one but we are also populated by many students of active duty military families.

We are located by one of the largest military bases and serve roughly 713 students ranging from grades k-8, the majority of our students being special needs.

Resources are slim in our area due to the poverty level and the transient population of military children coming through our school every year. Many of these students are not prepared for the rigor of our area. We spend countless hours fundraising for our classrooms. In most cases, we fall short and are unable to provide our school with some of the necessary equipment that neighboring schools have an abundance of. Our students recognize this and lose confidence in their abilities to be successful.Technology and other resources are becoming more available, but being a title I school we struggle to provide our students with some of the basic technologies that students can utilize to further their educations.

My Project

We are always looking for ways to improve our classes overall fitness and motor skills. One great way to improve both at the same time is by using gymnastic activities.

Having these balance beams will allow our classes to work on balance, cartwheels, rolls and higher level gymnastics in a safe environment.

These beams are foam so if the students step wrong or fall off it is low to the ground and will move with them. That will reduce the risk of injury. We have larger class sizes so having this many beams will allow our students more opportunity to practice their skills.

Mrs. Berry
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
We Sell Mats 9' Folding Floor Balance Beam, Lime Green • Amazon Business $69.95 3 $209.85

Materials cost

$209.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.88

Total project goal

$285.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.88

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$285.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.88

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$0.00

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