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Mr. Boylan from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Game, Spike, Match!! Doesn't Happen Without A Volleyball

Help me give my students these volleyballs so they can experience the benefits of playing a high school sport.

  • $456 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an amazing bunch of students. We are a community located in the heart of a blue-collar neighborhood in a large, urban area in Indiana.

Sports are a powerful tool to build confidence, pride, and learn valuable skills for post-secondary life.

You can't help but get excited about life when you are around our students. This community has a proud athletic history. What they lack in financial means to support the team, they more than makeup for in school spirit.

My Project

Think of your favorite sport. The excitement of the game. The thrill of all the highs and lows. The emotional roller coaster of it all. Take all the lessons learned, friends made, and you have a great experience. How awesome is that!

However, one simple truth remains, You can't play any of these games without a ball.

This is why I am asking for your help. Help me get my students on the court so they can learn the life lessons you get by playing volleyball. The research all shows that students who play sports have better grades and get in less trouble. These volleyballs will give my students a chance. A chance to play and grow into amazing young women. These balls give them the opportunity to benefit and learn those skills you can only get by being on a team. Please help help give our students the amazing benefits of sports.

Mr. Boylan
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Molten Premium Competition L2 Volleyball, NFHS Approved, Purple/White • Amazon Business $35.20 10 $352.00

Materials cost

$352.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$387.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.34

Total project goal

$455.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$455.62

2 Donors

-$227.81

Donations toward project cost

-$193.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.17

match offer

-$227.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$193.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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