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Mrs. Holmes from Jackson TN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cheerleading: Where Feeling Confident at Performances Starts on the Mat

My students need tumbling mats to help them improve their tumbling skills as well as stunts that are performed during ballgames.

  • $1,164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The girls in the cheerleading program are determined individuals who not only are leaders on and off the sidelines but are also leaders in the school. These cheerleaders strive to do their best in the classroom, as well as strive to be role models and good citizens within the school and on the squad. With much support and determination in the classroom, I also want these girls to have support and determination when it comes to performing at football and basketball games.

Each cheerleader wants to become better in the sport but do not always have the funds to pay for what is needed to help reach their performance goals.

The cheerleading budget is very small so it is necessary that we supplement it through fundraising efforts. The girls are excited to begin not just cheerleading, but building a stronger program that allows them to truly experience a successful performance on and off the sideline.

My Project

Over the course of the year, the cheerleading squad has experienced challenges. The cheerleading program was nearly to an end, as the school was unable to find a coach for the season. With that being said, our athletic budget is very small so it is difficult to receive equipment paid for by our budget. The girls worked hard during both football and basketball but were doing so without proper safety equipment to help them build up to their performances. It is important that the girls have cheerleading mats in the program. This allows practices to become more efficient and the girls are able to feel safe when practicing their tumbling skills and stunts that are displayed during ballgames. Donations to this project will support girls who are great student-athletes and will allow them more opportunities to better their skills as athletes.

Mrs. Holmes
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dollamur FLEXI-Connect 10 x 10 Gymnastics Cheerleading Mat • DICK'S Sporting Goods $429.99 2 $859.98

Materials cost

$859.98

Vendor shipping charges

$86.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$988.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$174.51

Total project goal

$1,163.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,163.39

5 Donors

-$581.69

Donations toward project cost

-$494.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.25

match offer

-$581.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$494.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.25

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$0.00

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