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Mr. Thompson
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $439 for now
  • $878 still needed

Effective Training for Success on the Pitch

Help me give my students soccer goals, balls, gloves, and other equipment to take their training to the next level.

My Students

Our Career and Technical department have the most inventive, imaginative students in our district. Unfortunately, parental involvement with curriculum and in school extracurricular activities are limited. It takes a toll on students when they cannot show parents all of the hard work and effort they put into their work.

Our students are from underserved communities yet are full of creativity, innovation and deserve an opportunity to exhibit their brilliance.

PowerMyLearning is a program that will allow our students to do just that!

My Project

I have amazing students. Outside of the classroom, I have discovered that many have raw talent for soccer. We had a good season last year and seek to build on our success.

My student-athletes work extremely hard in the classroom and on the field as we emphasize a growth-mindset way of thinking in all that we do.

We are seeking to develop a year-long program to accomplish our mission to build on our success and become conference contenders. Our school is located in a low-income area in Hope Mills, N.C. Most families can only afford to purchase soccer gear such as cleats and shin guards. Our student-athletes never ask for anything and would be very thankful for anything they receive. We look forward to kicking off the season. These student-athletes earn and deserve the same opportunities as those in more fortunate situations able to play at high costs clubs. Your support will be greatly appreciated. The more donations and support we receive the more opportunities we can create for them.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PRIMED 3m x 2m Instant Futsal Goal • DICK'S Sporting Goods $129.99 2 $259.98
Select Numero 10 Cure Soccer Ball (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 4 $219.96
Select Numero 10 Soccer Ball (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 5 $199.95
Elite Club Soccer Goalkeeping Gloves (8) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$739.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$57.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$838.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.00

Total project goal

$986.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$986.69

1 Donor

-$50.00

Donations toward project cost

-$50.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Dick’s Sporting Goods match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$877.87

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Project Activity

Donations to this project are now being matched, thanks to support from DICK’S Sporting Goods.

Youth sports are in trouble - billions in funding have been cut from school sports programs in recent years, and 27% of U.S. public high schools could be without sports by 2020.

That's why The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation is matching up to $1.5 million in donations to public school sports teams in communities across the country.

To learn more, please visit our website at www.SportsMatter.org.

See all projects eligible for this match offer.

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