You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Valdez from Rocklin CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Playground Balls

Help me give my students a set of basketballs and playground balls we can use in class games and during class PE time.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a sweet, fun-loving bunch! They come from diverse backgrounds, but work hard to include everyone in both teams and in the class culture. They thirst for knowledge and seek to be well-rounded individuals.

The best quality of my class this year is their love and care for each other.

Their willingness to work together and support each other is admirable. They work hard to learn not just academics, but to be better people. My students are genuinely concerned with making the work a better place.

My Project

Every week, my students have three physical education classes, two with a PE teacher and one with me. When I take students out for PE, we use the school's playground equipment, which often has to be shared with other classes or with students at recess. My students would like the opportunity to have our own set of classroom balls to use when we go out to PE.

My students want to take responsibility for a set of balls that they can take care of and take ownership of.

A class set of balls will ensure that we always have correctly inflated balls for whatever activity we are studying in PE.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 64 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Valdez is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quill Brand Hardboard Clipboard, Letter Size, 9" x 12-1/2", Tan (22097-QCC) • Quill.com $1.69 22 $37.18
Wilson NCAA MVP Official Basketball w/ Pump (29.5'''') • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.49 1 $12.49
Spalding NBA Fast Break Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Wilson NCAA Air Assault Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Spalding NBA Fast Break Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Franklin 8.5 Tie Dye Playground Soccer Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.97 1 $5.97
Franklin Americana Playground Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.97 1 $5.97
Franklin Vibrant Series 5 Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $4.99 1 $4.99
Franklin Vibrant Series 5 Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$101.53

Vendor shipping charges

$6.44

State sales tax

$9.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.26

Total project goal

$175.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.04

2 Donors

-$175.04

Donations toward project cost

-$148.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Rocklin","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[288673],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3839780,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/classroom-playground-balls/3839780/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":64,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Valdez","authorIds":{"288673":{"owner":"Mrs. Valdez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3839780],"proposalHash":"-1674227882","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp288673_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1536190909990","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":79590,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["Mjg4Njcz","MzUxMjQ5MQ=="],"teacherId":288673,"schoolCounty":"Placer","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}