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Mr. Smith from Hampshire IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fishing Club Gear Stock Up

My students need safety gear for the boat along with everyday tackle to catch fish and compete in different situations.

  • $774 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These students come from many different backgrounds. Some of these athletes have a pretty vast knowledge of fishing, while others may have never fished before, and want to just learn more about this lifelong activity/sport. Some of our students struggle financially, and can't always afford the proper equipment that is needed to become a better angler.

Many of the students who join the fishing team are the non-traditional athletes who don't always get to show their abilities during high school.

Many of these students have never been a part of a team before, and since everyone who wants to join the team is allowed to. There are no tryouts or cuts, and we encourage the students who are not the greatest anglers to join and learn as much as possible to increase their skills.

My Project

Since this is a new club, we are starting from basically ground up. We will use this money to purchase gear that the kids will be able to use while they are in the club. We do fun fishing outings, but we also compete in the Illinois High School Association fishing competitions. These competitions mandate certain equipment that the team must have and use during the competition. Most fishing equipment is rather costly, and when trying to outfit a team with as much gear as possible, this can add up really fast. As a team we already have a high running cost to participate in these competitions, so we don't always have enough money left over for other things.

Many of the items we need are basic things that will help us compete, and allow us to purchase more gear for the kids to use.

It will also allow us to spend what little money we do have on the entry fees to tournaments, allowing more club members the opportunity to participate. These resources are not only safety items, but they are items that students might not be able to afford themselves and would be able to use them during our outings to help catch fish.

Mr. Smith
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pflueger Trion Spinning Combo • Amazon Business $66.00 5 $330.00
Duduma Polarized Sports Sunglasses for Men Women Baseball Running Cycling Fishing Driving Golf Unbreakable Frame Du646 • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Onyx C02 Auto-Manual PFD-Rearming Kit,Metal Cartridge,24 gram • Amazon Business $18.96 3 $56.88
Yamamoto Senko 5" , Green Pumpkin w/ small red/ Fading Watermelon • Amazon Business $7.99 5 $39.95
Rapala X-Rap Jerkbait 10 Fishing lure (Silver , Size- 4) • Amazon Business $8.97 4 $35.88
Z-Man Original ChatterBait, 3/8-Ounce, Chartreuse Sexy Shad • Amazon Business $6.35 5 $31.75
Tungsten Swim Jig for Bass Fishing by the Angler Shop • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95
BOOYAH Buzz - Black - 1/2 oz • Amazon Business $4.49 5 $22.45
Buzzbait Hard Spinner lure Spinnerbait Mix colors Bait Fishing lures (Style-4pcs) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$617.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$657.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.96

Total project goal

$773.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$773.04

2 Donors

-$386.52

Donations toward project cost

-$328.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.98

match offer

-$386.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$328.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.98

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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