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Coach Emerson from Gilmer TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Better Athletes Through Weight Training!

Help me give my students this weight lifting equipment in order to help them build solid athletic foundations.

  • $1,226 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students we have here come from a surrounding rural area with mainly low socioeconomic families. Our hope is to provide our kids stability and leadership.

Our kids are hardworking kids that deserve the same equipment and materials that some of the more wealthy districts in Texas are provided.

It gets hard to tell kids that we could do that if we only had a little more money to accomplish it.

Please help me provide this need for our kids!

My Project

Working with multiple grade levels, I have the ability to effect a number of students during the year. Please help me try to become a difference maker in their lives. This weight lifting equipment will help my students reach their team and personal athletic goals. Our coaches and athletes work very hard to each and every week, but we could use better equipment to make sure those efforts are not wasted.

While we are a small school, we have big goals!

These weights will allow us to work out more efficiently during our limited class time. It will also allow students with aspirations to play sports at a higher level the ability to build the strength needed to prepare for college sports programs. Please help our student athletes reach their athletic goals with this project.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HulkFit Color Coded Olympic 2-Inch Rubber Bumper Plate with Steel Hub for Strength Training, Weightlifting and Crossfit, Single (45 Pounds) • Amazon Business $79.99 4 $319.96
HulkFit Color Coded Olympic 2-Inch Rubber Bumper Plate with Steel Hub for Strength Training, Weightlifting and Crossfit, Single (35 Pounds) • Amazon Business $68.61 4 $274.44
HulkFit Color Coded Olympic 2-Inch Rubber Bumper Plate with Steel Hub for Strength Training, Weightlifting and Crossfit, Single (35 Pounds) • Amazon Business $68.61 2 $137.22
CAP Coated Hex Dumbbell Weights • Amazon Business $115.73 1 $115.73
HulkFit Color Coded Olympic 2-Inch Rubber Bumper Plate with Steel Hub for Strength Training, Weightlifting and Crossfit, Single (25 Pounds) • Amazon Business $52.99 2 $105.98
HulkFit Color Coded Olympic 2-Inch Rubber Bumper Plate with Steel Hub for Strength Training, Weightlifting and Crossfit, Single (10 Pounds) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99

Materials cost

$996.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,041.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$183.75

Total project goal

$1,225.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,225.01

2 Donors

-$610.63

Donations toward project cost

-$520.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.00

match offer

-$612.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$520.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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