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. Wigder from Bridgeport CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dunbar Physical Education Needs Your Help!

Help me give my students the necessary equpiment (balls, speaker, poly spots, and flexibility test box) in order to improve the quality of physical education instruction, and provide students with a proper fitness testing program.

  • $910 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day excited and ready to learn. They love new challenges, and are always looking to expand their knowledge.

My students are some of the most athletic, hard working, and dedicated individuals in the world.

My scholars deserve an equal education! In our community, these scholars often get shorted the great opportunities offered by many other public school districts. We lack the funding and resources to allow these deserving students to learn outside the box.

My Project

My co-teacher and I have longed for this specific equipment for quite some time now. In a field where equipment is very expensive, it is often not easy to obtain such crucial equipment for the physical education setting. My inner city students have suffered from lack of equipment and dulled down activities for too long. They deserve better, and I am hoping this wonderful opportunity will help us take a step in the right direction.

We are using this project to seek out help in obtaining two very important items needed to provide my scholars with the proper fitness testing program, which is required by the state.

These items will help to fully achieve all three test requirements. A sit-and-reach flexibility box measures a students flexibility. For quite some time now we have been wrestling with a broken and very outdated box that doesn't​ give an accurate reading. The speaker will allow us to play the audio recordings needed to complete both the muscular strength and endurance requirements of the test. This test is extremely important to the health and growth of all students and I can't stress enough just how important this equipment is to the process.

The final portion of this projects seeks assistance in obtaining sets of beachballs and foam balls. These two types of balls are probably the most utilized pieces of equipment in physical education. Standard balls allow students to practice most standard skills at all age levels, making them extremely beneficial. Obtaining these balls will expand the amount of activities we can make available tenfold. We have often suffered from not enough/damaged balls, which increases downtime and decreases learning. My students also love volleyball. However, a standard volleyball is too hard for a beginner volleyball player. Please help me help my students!

Mr. Wigder
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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. Wigder is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mylec All-Purpose Folding Sports Goal • Amazon Business $37.49 4 $149.96
Baseline 12-1086 Sit n' Reach Trunk Flexibility Box, Deluxe • Amazon Business $135.54 1 $135.54
ION Audio Job Rocker Plus | Portable Heavy-Duty Jobsite Bluetooth Speaker System with AM/FM Radio & Dual AC Power Outlets • Amazon Business $116.61 1 $116.61
S&S Worldwide Gator Skin Dodgeballs (set of 12) • Amazon Business $109.95 1 $109.95
S&S Worldwide Gator Skin Dodgeballs (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $44.50 2 $89.00
Champion Sports Poly Spot Markers, 12-inch - Set of 6, Multi-Color • Amazon Business $21.07 4 $84.28
Inflatable Beach Ball,SYZ Pool Party Balls Rainbow Clorlor Pool Balls for Kids Water Fun Play in Summer 12 Inches (12 PACK) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
4E's Novelty Inflatable Beach Balls Pack of 12 Bulk Large 20-inch, Summer Beach & Pool Party Supplies, Beach Ball for Kids Toddlers Boys Girls • Amazon Business $16.87 1 $16.87

Materials cost

$732.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$773.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.44

Total project goal

$909.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$909.60

1 Donor

-$909.60

Donations toward project cost

-$773.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$136.44

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":"Bridgeport","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5979736],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3702438,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":false,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/dunbar-physical-education-needs-your-hel/3702438/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":400,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Wigder","authorIds":{"5979736":{"owner":"Mr. Wigder","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3702438],"proposalHash":"162447410","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21298712,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["Mzc2MDc0NQ=="],"teacherId":5979736,"schoolCounty":"Fairfield","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}