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Mrs. Hamilton from Fort Worth TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Active with Balls

My students need soft basketballs so that they are easier to toss into the basketball goals. I am hoping this gives them more confidence and will keep trying.

  • $327 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Getting Active in a cool way is what we are aiming at every day.

My students are from predominantly Hispanic low-income families.

They are full of energy and love. Every day they compliment each other, make each other laugh, and are very caring. It doesn't matter that they do not have much, they don't know that. What they do know is love! And I love them for that!

My Project

We will use the basketballs to play a variety of toss and catch games. First we will start with tossing in a low bucket. Working on aiming. Next they will work on catching with a partner. This is always fun, because they want to throw everything over each others heads. Having the soft balls, will eliminate the bounce of the ball, which is key for me, teaching 5 year old students.

The donations will help my classroom by giving my kids equipment that is safe and easier for them to handle.

Tossing a hard basketball into the air for the basket, landing on another students head is not good, so the soft ball will help the kids focus on the task at hand, and not be afraid of the ball.

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Mrs. Hamilton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 450 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RHINOskin® Super Squeeze Basketball Set of 6 • Nasco $71.75 2 $143.50
Tachikara® 8-1/2" Playground Balls • Nasco $26.25 3 $78.75

Materials cost

$222.25

Vendor shipping charges

$22.22

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$277.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.02

Total project goal

$326.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.82

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$326.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.02

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$0.00

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