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Coach Manahan from Los Angeles CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bump, Set, Pass, Serve, and Spike New Volleyballs & Equipment

Help me give my students new volleyball equipment such as indoor and outdoor volleyballs, a first aid kit, a cart, basketballs for the offseason, whistles, scorebooks, and items for physical therapy.

  • $2,966 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our FS, JV, and Varsity volleyball student-athletes love being a part of their teams, and they work to be the best they can be both on and off the court. Academically, the student-athletes in our school's volleyball program are college-oriented and work diligently to maintain strong grades.

Our school is located in an urban area of Los Angeles.

The student body, including many members of the volleyball team, come from both ethnically diverse and working-class families. We are considered a Title I school, as the majority of our students qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch. We also have an after-school program which provides a free after-school snack, and many of the players on the team take advantage of it.

My Project

Each year, our team practices both indoors and outdoors, plays in tournaments, and works to be the best volleyball team we can with the resources we have at our school. We need new volleyballs every season as the ones we have get worn out after both our girls' and boys' programs use them throughout the year. A new volleyball cart is needed for both practice and tournaments, as we sometimes have 3 levels of volleyball playing at different sites. With our practice, game, and tournament schedule, players can sometimes have aches and pains like jumper's knee, and sore muscles, therefore we need a muscle roller, knee straps in various sizes, athletic tape, KT tape, reusable ice bags, and a first aid kit. Finally, we need scorebooks, needles, and basketballs to stay in shape and have fun during our offseason.

Coach Manahan
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Molten Super Touch Volleyball • Amazon Business $51.80 16 $828.80
Tachikara Sensi-Tec Composite Volleyball, Powder Blue/White • Amazon Business $39.99 8 $319.92
Tachikara Sensi-Tec Composite SV-5WSC Volleyball (EA) • Amazon Business $35.75 8 $286.00
Molten Volleyball Cart, High Profile Hammock Style (Black) • Amazon Business $203.57 1 $203.57
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Official - 29.5" • Amazon Business $54.95 2 $109.90
KT Tape Original Cotton Elastic Kinesiology Therapeutic Sports Tape, 20 Pre cut 10 inch Strips, Blue • Amazon Business $10.97 8 $87.76
Cramer NFSHSA Scorebooks for Various Sports, Scorebook for Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Wrestling, Cross Country, Field Hocking, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field, Score Books • Amazon Business $21.62 4 $86.48
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Coach Porous Athletic Tape, 32 Count • Amazon Business $75.00 1 $75.00
Molten Mesh Ball Bag • Amazon Business $16.45 3 $49.35
Franklin Sports Sideline 2-in-1 Team Sports First Aid Kit (300 Piece) + Bonus 30-Piece Mini First Aid Kit - Compact for Home, On The Field, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking - FDA Approved • Amazon Business $37.00 1 $37.00
Windsor Three Tone Electronic Whistle (2 pack) • Amazon Business $30.16 1 $30.16
Original Tiger Tail Massage Stick - Classic 18"- Massage Therapy on The Go - Relieve Sore Muscles - Foam Roller Prevent Injury, Speed Recovery, Improve Mobility - Made in The USA • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Court Line Pickleball Boundary Line Tape - 2 Rolls (200 feet each) (2 courts) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Koo-Care Pain Relief Hot Cold Therapy Reusable Ice Bag Pack & Wrap for Head, Shoulder, Back, Knee etc.(9", Dark Blue) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Pro-Tec Athletics Knee Pro-Tec Patellar Tendon Strap (Extra Large) • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Pro-Tec Athletics Knee Patellar Tendon Strap (Medium) • Amazon Business $13.81 1 $13.81
Pro-Tec Athletics Knee Patellar Tendon Strap (Small) • Amazon Business $11.76 1 $11.76
Pro-Tec Athletics Knee Pro-Tec Patellar Tendon Strap (Large) • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
OUTGEAR 12 Pack Ball Pump Needles Inflating Needles with Tin Container Storage Box, US Standard Air Pump Needles Pack for Soccer Ball, Basketball, Volleyball or Other Inflatables Replacement, Black • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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