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.

 

Mr. Dowd from Rochester NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

CSR United Additional Funding!

Help me give my students additional supplies to make sure that they are 1 to 1 with a soccer ball, drastically enhancing the amount of touches they get, and effective training that they receive!

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students from the CSR are the personification of the school's motto. The motto is "a world in a school." Many students are refugees who share a love of the language of soccer. This love language brings them together!

Four billion humans love soccer around the world, and now you can give some funds to help give these little humans a chance to grow their soccer skills!

The students that this fundraiser would reach are a part of the future in the city of Rochester. They are from many different socioeconomic families, with the majority of them recieving free meals everyday.

The students are as young as pre-K and as old as 4th graders. In the future I hope to be able to provide teams for the 5th and 6th graders as well!

Working with the Rochester City Soccer League we can truly live by the Frederick Douglass quote "It is easier to build strong children, than to repair broken men."

My Project

We raised a lot of money with the first go around. This would help us to gain additional supplies that would benefit our players. The player who have been training with us have been excited about participating, and they have brought an enthusiasm that is magnificent to our team.

It is time to take it up a notch!

By using our additional funding to purchase more soccer balls, and goals we could move from 4 players to 1 soccer ball closer to 1 player per soccer ball!

That would mean the world of difference in developing our players into complete players. In order to succeed in soccer, clubs around the world hope to get 10,000 touches per training session. We are on our way to making that happen here at CSR!

Mr. Dowd
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

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 Mr. Dowd is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Franklin Sports Size Competition 100 Soccer Balls - 12 Pack Deflated with Pump White, 3 • Amazon Business $64.99 2 $129.98
PUGG 4 Foot Pop Up Soccer Goal - Portable Training Futsal Football Net - The Original Pickup Game Goal (Two Goals & Bag) • Amazon Business $59.95 2 $119.90
GoSports Premier Soccer Ball with Premium Pump & Mesh Carrying Bag (6 Pack), Size 4, Multicolor • Amazon Business $39.67 1 $39.67
Extra Large Heavy Duty Soccer Ball Mesh Bag for Sports, Beach and Swimming Gears. Adjustable Shoulder Strap Made to Fit Adults and Kids. Secure Side Pocket for your Personal Item. 40x30 IN, Orange • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$306.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.19

Total project goal

$401.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$401.29

1 Donor

-$401.29

Donations toward project cost

-$341.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.19

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":"Rochester","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6361570],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4094487,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/csr-united-additional-funding/4094487/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Dowd","authorIds":{"6361570":{"owner":"Mr. Dowd","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4094487],"proposalHash":"-1114472660","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-1_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21375173,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":6361570,"schoolCounty":"Monroe","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}