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Ms. Moreno from Salinas CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dribble, Shoot, Rebound, Score!

Help me give my students 10 basketballs and basketball drill cards to improve their basketball skills.

  • $206 goal

This project expired on March 26, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I work for is a Title I school and ALL students receive free lunch. My students come from a predominantly low-income community/neighborhood. 80% of our students are English Language Learners and are from migrant families.

My students are kind, caring, hardworking, and inspiring young people.

They are excited to learn and reach their fullest potential. My students face many hardships and the majority of them take leadership roles in their homes by caring for their younger siblings while parents are at work. Nevertheless, they are eager and full of potential.

My Project

This will support our 5th/6th-grade basketball student-athletes who will be participating in our school's basketball team. We need appropriate basketballs to use in the blacktop where practice takes place.

Having enough basketballs will give student-athletes the opportunity to "practice to make a difference".

This will help them develop their dribbling, shooting, and essential basketball skills.

Basketball is one of the highest interest sport for our students. Being part of the basketball team does not only help them develop the necessary sports skills but it also helps maintain a good standing academically.

Unfortunately, for many of our students, this is their only opportunity to be part of a basketball team because it is free of charge. For that reason, I want to make sure that they have the necessary equipment to fully enjoy being on a team and develop the necessary skills.

Ms. Moreno
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding NBA Fast Break Basketball (28.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 10 $99.80
CoachDeck Instructional Basketball Drill Cards • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$119.79

Vendor shipping charges

$11.98

State sales tax

$10.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.80

Total project goal

$205.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.33

2 Donors

-$92.14

Donations toward project cost

-$89.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

match offer

-$100.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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