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Mrs. Stoll from Sacramento CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bump, Set, Spike

Help me give my students volleyball kneepads, water bottles, cones for training and practice and a ball cart and ball bag.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My athletes are very excited to learn how to play basketball and volleyball! Our school is one of the most diverse schools in the area. We have a high number of English Language Learners at our school. We are lucky that our district offers athletics for 4th and 5th graders. My athletes have so much pride being on the team. We do not all have the same access to the equipment needed to play. I do however ensure that Everyone gets an equal amount of playing time on the court.

The athletes not only learn how to play sports but how to work as a team and lift each other up with our words of encouragement.

Being on the team motivates the students to do well academically as well. Their behaviors and grades improve in the classroom.

My Project

My athletes love learning how to play sports. They love working together with their teammates and playing the game. The ball cart will help them be able to work more on skills because they will not have to chase the balls around.

My students can not afford kneepads.

I would love to be able to provide kneepads for the players on the court. Many do not come with water to practice or games. I would love to have water bottles that can be filled and taken to practice and games. Having a bag to transport balls to and from games would help us keep track of the athletic balls.

Mrs. Stoll
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tachikara BIK-SP Volleyball Cart • DICK'S Sporting Goods $159.99 1 $159.99
Wilson Youth Standard Volleyball Knee Pads (Junior) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 6 $77.94
DICK''S Sporting Goods Squeeze Bottles and Carrier • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.97 1 $22.97
GAMMA Tennis Disc Cones • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.99 2 $21.98
Tandem Volleyball Officials'' Bag • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

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