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Teacher Turner from Oakland CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cheering for Cheerleaders

Help me give my students the gift of Cheer Camp where they can learn the proper techniques of cheer

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My athletes come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with over 85% of our students receiving free or discounted lunch. Our school is also one of the most ethnically diverse schools in Oakland and so is our cheer squad. The cheerleaders keep the crowd spirits high with a variety of cheers, dances, stunts, and halftime performances. All of the athletes are very committed to cheering. They attend practice through the summer and all school year while maintaining over a 3.0 team grade point average.

My Project

Our Highschool Cheerleaders would like to attend cheer camp this year. Cheer camp is where they will learn new team bonding strategies, cheers, dances, and learn how to safely stunt. This will improve halftime routines and boost confidence for future competitions. Cheer camp is $190 per person for 3 days and most athletes simply can't afford to attend even though we have at least 5 fundraisers per year. Along with the price of cheer camp we also have to generate funds for transportation. Cheer has not received any financial support and this will help bring down the cost for each athlete.

Teacher Turner
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Cheergyms $500.00

Trip cost

$500.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.85

Total project goal

$632.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.35

8 Donors

-$314.00

Donations toward project cost

-$272.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.85

match offer

-$312.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$265.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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