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Mrs. Munoz from Irvington NJ is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exercise For Everyone!

Help me give my students 20 badminton rackets, nets and shuttlecocks so that they can play the game of badminton.

  • $695 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are special needs students diagnosed with autism. They are from a low-income/high poverty school district. They are faced with many challenges both in and outside of the classroom. Many of my students come from single parent homes and they lack resources to become successful students. Although they face many struggles they are happy, smart and eager to learn on a daily basis. My students like to be physically active and they enjoy trying new sports. While they have some physical limitations, they are always willing to try and have a positive attitude.

Through sports and the use of a variety of equipment, my hope is that they will increase coordination and balance so they they can succeed in and outside of the classroom.

My Project

My ultimate goal is to start a badminton club with my special needs students. This sport is one that has captured the attention of my other Physical Education classes but especially my special needs class and its a great motivator to get them to work towards a common goal.

There are many benefits to playing this game for example they gain balance and coordination, agility, speed, hand/eye coordination among other skills.

They will also learn good sportsmanship and communication skills. All of these skills will help them become better individuals outside of school. Overall its a great sport to play because of the many benefits to their bodies and brain.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Champion Sports 20 Port-A-Net Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $170.99 2 $341.98
Franklin Badminton Replacement Racquet Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $8.99 20 $179.80
Quest Shuttlecocks • DICK'S Sporting Goods $2.99 10 $29.90

Materials cost

$551.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$589.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.11

Total project goal

$694.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$694.07

6 Donors

-$343.00

Donations toward project cost

-$299.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.95

match offer

-$342.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$290.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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