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Mrs. Beaty from Indianapolis IN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Successful Student Athletes

The cost of mens and womens basketballs from Cannon Sports, Inc. is $761, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $780 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2007.

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School 78 in Indianapolis, Indiana is an urban school with many great teachers and administrators. However, many of our students do not participate in any extra curricular activities due to their financial situations. Participating in any extra curricular activities keeps student focused on their grades and helps them develop healthy relationships with other peers and adults. This school year I am planning on coordinating a basketball team both for the girls and the boys. Games and practices will take place after school with an alloted amount of time to get homework and studying done. I want to create student athletes out of these children. Grades and behavior will be checked on a regular basis determining if a child gets to participate in the game and practices. Ultimately, a child must perform in the classroom before they can perform on the basketball court. So what do I need? I need basketballs. All he have all the rubber balls that we use on the playgound. I have picked out some balls, but I am flexible on the type and brand. I want our school to take pride in this program and having basketballs is just a start. Please help make this vision come true. You will not be disappointed by helping us. Together we can make a difference.

Mrs. Beaty
Grades 3-5
  • Minnie Hartmann Elementary School 78
  • Indianapolis, IN
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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RAWLINGS EDGE+ OFFICIAL WOMENS BASKETBALL • Cannon Sports, Inc. $43.95 6 $263.70

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