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Mr. Pasternack from Las Vegas NV is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

DPAC Blue Knights Baseball

My students need more baseball gear to help build a program in an area where few kids actually play the sport.

  • $2,555 goal

This project expired on July 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Baseball players, student-athletes at DPAC, a K-12 charter school in North Las Vegas.

The players are all very enthusiastic and ready to build something special, but they need a lot of financial support to achieve their goals.

The kids are motivated and have been using very cheap and broken gear all season long and require better equipment to enhance our program to the level of competitiveness we desire to reach. Let's Go Democracy Prep Blue Knights!

My Project

The DPAC Blue Knights are starting a baseball program from scratch. No experience also means no equipment. Please assist our program by donating gear! Thank you!

Please support us by providing the athletes with better equipment.

We are asking for gloves to equip the players, a left-handed catcher's mitt because we have so many lefties on the roster and this will allow more of the scholars to have the opportunity to play catcher. A pitching machine is a standard item in most baseball programs, so we are asking for one that is portable enough to be transported to our practice field (which is a city park) on a daily basis. Bats and balls are also being requested because we tend to have equipment that is several years old and long past its life expectancy.

With our history of producing elite basketball teams, our school is a place with a tradition of excellence in athletics. The school is situated in the classic neighborhood of the North Las Vegas Westside, an area known for its history as the segregated part of Las Vegas and one where the impact of segregation is felt up to the current day. Baseball is quickly becoming more segregated again and it is our goal to fight this trend here at Democracy Prep.

Mr. Pasternack
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
346WH Portable UPS Battery Backup Generator,Rechargeable Power Source Inverter with 110V/500W AC Outlet,12V Car,USB Output,Car Jump Starter for Camping -Orange • Amazon Business $349.00 1 $349.00
Wilson A2000 KP92 Outfield Baseball Glove, Grey/Black, 12.5", Right Hand • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95
Jugs Small-Ball Pitching Machine • Amazon Business $238.98 1 $238.98
Wilson WTA20RB171786 A2000 1786 Infield Baseball Glove, Blonde/Tan/White, 11.5", Left Hand • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
Louisville Slugger WTLBBO518B332 Omaha 518 (-3) Bbcor Baseball Bat, 32"/29 oz • Amazon Business $199.95 1 $199.95
Shoeless Joe Gloves Brown Catchers Mitt, 32-Inch, Left Handed • Amazon Business $180.00 1 $180.00
Wilson Bucket of Baseballs (3 dozen) • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
Easton M10 Adult Catcher's Leg Guards, Black/Silver • Amazon Business $119.95 1 $119.95
Easton S1 Hybrid Maple/Bamboo Wood Baseball Bat, 31-Inch/28-Ounce • Amazon Business $47.90 2 $95.80
Jugs Bucket of Small-Balls (4 dozen) • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
DeMarini Adult Wood Composite Bat, 32-Inch/29-Ounce • Amazon Business $64.95 1 $64.95

Materials cost

$1,958.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$153.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$29.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,171.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$383.24

Total project goal

$2,554.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,554.91

4 Donors

-$2,537.44

Donations toward project cost

-$2,171.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$365.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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