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Mrs. Shields from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Come Get-Cha Water!

My students need water bottles and a water cooler when we are playing sports during the hot weather.

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Physical Education class is the time for friendships, building of physical foundations and lifelong passions. We often are able to introduce students to sports and activities that they can participate in for many years to come. Physical activity needs to be an activity that children enjoy and find a hidden passion for.

"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." John F Kennedy

Our students come from low socioeconomic, inner city apartments and homes. A full 100% of them are enrolled in the Federal Free Lunch Program. Many of them speak English as a Second Language. However, that does not hinder their love for physical movement, learning and daily life skills.

My Project

Our student-athletes are needing water bottles and colliers to use during athletics. I am constantly reminding them to stay hydrated but not all of them have access to water bottles.

Being able to stay hydrated during sporting activities will help students to stay healthy and continue playing safely.

Water bottles and jugs will be washed and provided for each of our teams that are playing that season.

Our students love participating in football, volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, soccer and run clubs. Being able to keep them hydrated also coincides with us teaching them the importance of taking care of their bodies so they can continue a healthy lifestyle.

Mrs. Shields
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gatorade 7 Gallon Cooler • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 2 $139.98
DICKS Sporting Goods Squeeze Bottles and Carrier • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 4 $119.96

Materials cost

$259.94

Vendor shipping charges

$25.99

State sales tax

$21.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.18

Total project goal

$401.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$401.20

3 Donors

-$401.20

Donations toward project cost

-$341.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.18

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$0.00

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