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Mrs. Payne from Murphy NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dodgeball Destruction!

My students need 24 dodgeballs for dodgeball games and speedball games in gym class.

  • $299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Murphy Middle School is a small rural school in Murphy, NC. The students here have a wide range of interests and talents. We have athletes, young inventors, curious mechanics, budding novelists, artists, future teachers, and even possibly even the next president in our ranks!

Students at Murphy Middle School are not only taught to work hard in their academic curriculum, but to discover their own talents and interests.

They are taught that each of them matter and each of them have a very special and important place in this world.

My Project

The students at Murphy Middle School work hard and play hard! We are so fortunate to have a scheduled gym class every day for every student in grades 6-8. Our gym equipment is beginning to show just how hard they do play!

You should see these students in a game of speedball - they take no prisoners!

Speedball is more intense than your average dodgeball game. Imagine dodgeball with more balls - A LOT MORE BALLS! This has become the game of choice at our school, with students begging to play! Speedball promotes agility and strategy while getting your heart pumping!

But, because it is a favorite, our current balls are in pretty sad shape. The covers have come off many of them and chunks of foam are beginning to come off as well. We need more balls!

Mrs. Payne
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Voit Tuff Dodgeballs (Prism Pack), 6 1/4-Inch • Amazon Business $51.20 4 $204.80

Materials cost

$204.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.80

Total project goal

$298.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$298.64

2 Donors

-$149.32

Donations toward project cost

-$126.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.40

match offer

-$149.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.40

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$0.00

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