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Mr. R. from Yuma AZ is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

ESPN's Helping Sports and So Can You

Help me give my students the items they need with the help from ESPN to make their Basketball dreams come true

  • $314 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At my school, we serve a very underprivileged group of individuals. These young ladies and gentlemen come from broken homes with little money (school is 100% free lunch). They have very little to look forward to and that is something that I try to change within the walls of my classroom. I believe that through your help my room can become a refuge for those students who see education as their way out of this downward spiral. In addition, I want my room to be a place where people who don't like education can eventually start to turn themselves around before they go to high school.

My Project

ESPN has stated that they will help any sports program with a matching donation to the school's sports program for equipment like our basketballs. That means that your sports dollars can go further on this project. The hope is to get our basketball teams, both men's and women's, some new equipment for both practice and play. We currently only have enough basketballs to run open drills and can't even do multi-game training. These young men and women are the future of athletics in our area and we need to promote their ability to be trained like champions so that when with great training they can play great games too.

Mr. R.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Black, Official Size - 29.5" • Amazon Business $54.39 3 $163.17
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Black, Official Size - 29.5" • Amazon Business $54.39 1 $54.39

Materials cost

$217.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.01

Total project goal

$313.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$313.39

3 Donors

-$191.52

Donations toward project cost

-$184.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$96.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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