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Teacher Seifert from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Stretching

Help me give my students balance and flexibility equipment to help them gain body awareness and become a stronger athlete.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The CSS cheerleading and dance teams are composed of talented, dedicated, intelligent, and diverse students who travel from all over the New York City Metropolitan area to attend. Our school is a select STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) school in partnership with Columbia University. We are the only select STEM school that represents the true diverse margins of New York City.

Throughout our existence, our teams have been competing, performing, and giving back to our community.

In our first and second years, we competed and won several competitions and performed at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. In our second year, we expanded the program and added a junior varsity team due to high demand. Both teams have not only represented the school at games but also have a tradition of performing and holding community events. The enthusiasm our team has not only for their school but also their community enjoys sharing their tradition of staying fierce and bringing the ROAR!

My Project

Having flexibility and balance are key components in cheerleading. With the investment of this equipment, we will be able to teach, train, and drill cheerleaders in new positions and be able to simulate them safely before putting them into action.

The balance stand will allow our flyers to try new positions closer to the ground before putting them in the air.

The stand will also allow them to feel what it's like to try new positions as if their human bases were holding them. This allows them to get more repetitions in before actually doing it in the air and gives the flyer more stability as newer bases are also learning how to hold and adjust their hands.

The flexibility belts will allow the entire team to work on their flexibility. This will help to strengthen their muscles which is required of the sport and will contribute to them having better jumps.

Teacher Seifert
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stunt Stand Cheerleading Balance & Flexibility Stunt Training Equipment - Increase Stunt Awareness Safely on The Ground - Free Training Video Links Included - Black w/Pink • Amazon Business $199.95 1 $199.95
Stunt Stand Door Flexibility & Stretching Leg Strap - Great for Cheer, Dance, Gymnastics or Any Sport! Free How-to-Use Links Included … • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$219.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.68

Total project goal

$297.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.88

6 Donors

-$147.86

Donations toward project cost

-$127.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.35

match offer

-$147.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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