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Mr. Davis from Atwater CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Girls Basketball Needs New Kicks!!!

Help me give my students 60 pairs of Nike basketball shoes for the upcoming season.

  • $7,403 goal

This project expired on February 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students of our school are poor. Most of our students come home to empty houses due to the fact that their parents are working 1-2 jobs just to keep a roof over their kids' heads and food on the table. A vast majority of my student (90%) receive free and reduced-price lunch at school. For the most part, those free meals they get at school are the only meals that they will eat for that day.

Summer vacation for most of our students is not a vacation.

They spend this time working either alongside their parents in the fields or find their own jobs in order to help bring in extra money for the family.

Most of our students do not get to participate in sports because they cannot afford the required equipment.

Money at our school is very short, especially for sports. Being able to provide our students with the best equipment is always a struggle.

My Project

Our students love basketball. They love being out there competing and being with their teammates. Our problem is our girls' basketball team doesn't have enough money to buy game shoes.

This makes it difficult for us to get a lot of kids out for the team and those who do come out have to find decent shoes to wear.

During a team meeting, a few players asked our coaching staff if they could fundraise for new team shoes because the ones they have have no grip and some have holes in the bottom. Money is always an issue in our small community, especially in schools for items outside of the classroom. That is when one of our students suggested posting a project on DonorsChoose.org. Having this project funded would allow us to provide our players a sense of relief, by not worrying about how they will get shoes for practices and games. Please help us help them be successful student-athletes. Thank you!!!

Mr. Davis
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nike Hyperdunk X Mid • Eastbay Team Sales $97.50 26 $2,535.00
Nike PG 2.5 Mens • Eastbay Team Sales $82.50 12 $990.00
Nike PG 2.5 Mens • Eastbay Team Sales $82.50 12 $990.00
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 Womens • Eastbay Team Sales $90.00 7 $630.00
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 Mens • Eastbay Team Sales $90.00 3 $270.00

Materials cost

$5,415.00

Vendor shipping charges

$270.75

State sales tax

$495.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$81.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$6,292.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$1,110.43

Total project goal

$7,402.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$7,402.87

1 Donor

-$2,097.48

Donations toward project cost

-$2,097.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$4,935.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$4,194.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$740.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$370.14

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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