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Ms. Lowe from Butler TN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Caught in a Pickle

Help me give my students pickleball, badminton, and volleyball equipment to help teach lifelong skills.

  • $859 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title 1 school and many of our students are from poverty-stricken homes that have limited resources. Our students work hard in everything that they do and always give one hundred percent effort. Given an opportunity and a little bit of help can make an everlasting impact on their lives.

My Project

Our county recreation department has started a pickleball league to encourage children and adults to play. I plan to teach pickleball and badminton to my students to help them stay active throughout their life. Pickleball and badminton help teach lifelong skills to all my students. I am also teaching my students volleyball and hoping they can learn to work together through these sports activities. I look forward to my students being exposed to various sports that are outside the mainstream sports that they are already exposed to.

Ms. Lowe
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 134 students.

17 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zicon Portable Tennis Net,Stainless Steel Poles Badminton Net Set Adjustable Height Nylon Net with Carry Bag, for Kids Volleyball, Pickleball,Soccer, Indoor, Outdoor Court, Backyard, Beach, Driveway • Amazon Business $64.99 4 $259.96
Champion Sports 14-inch Paddleball Racket (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $35.41 4 $141.64
STSTECH Badminton Rackets Set of 4 for Backyard Sports Adults Kids Family Racquets Game with 12 Shuttlecocks,4 Replacement Grips,4 Wristbands and Carrying Bag (Blue -A,Set of 4) • Amazon Business $38.67 3 $116.01
Funsparks Jazzminton Paddle Game Select Double - 4 Paddles 11 Birdies 4 Balls - A Must Have Racquet Game - Indoor Outdoor Toy • Amazon Business $33.24 2 $66.48
Mikasa Squish No-Sting Pillow Cover Volleyball (Red/White/Blue) • Amazon Business $18.87 3 $56.61
Franklin Sports Outdoor Pickleballs - X-40 Pickleball Balls - USA Pickleball (USAPA) Approved - 12 Pack Outside Pickleballs - Optic Yellow - US Open Ball • Amazon Business $24.15 2 $48.30

Materials cost

$689.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$729.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.71

Total project goal

$858.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$858.05

14 Donors

-$540.40

Donations toward project cost

-$474.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.06

match offer

-$300.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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