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Ms. Siswick from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Goal, Rockets!

Help me give my students access to soccer practice equipment to improve ball handling skills

  • 10 donors
  • $1,065 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

As an urban school based in the heart of the city, we do not have access to on-site soccer fields. We often have to be creative in identifying practice space, taking advantage of any open green space that is accessible by public transportation. These small, portable goals and other practice gear will give us the ability to have more flexibility in our practice space and time. This soccer gear will be used by both the boys and girls teams.

Despite the lack of field space, the boys team won their division last year and the girls team won their division the previous year.

Both teams are competing in the most competitive, top divisions in the Philadelphia Public League.

Because we do not have dedicated practice space with built-in goals, the portable goals and other practice equipment will allow us to set up accessible practice space wherever we are. With the larger goals and pinnies, we will be able to more closely mimic game play by setting up intra-squad scrimmages as well as scrimmages with other schools. The volley net will allow the players to work on ball control and team building. All of it can be folded and stored in our dedicated storage area--the trunks of our coaches cars--during the season so that we have immediate access to creating a high-level practice experience for our players.

Ms. Siswick
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 40 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PUGG 4 Foot Pop Up Soccer Goal - Portable Training Futsal Football Net - The Original Pickup Game Goal (Two Goals & Bag) • Amazon Business $79.95 4 $319.80
SKLZ Soccer Portable 12-Foot Volley Net • Amazon Business $109.99 2 $219.98
PUGG 6 Foot Pop Up Soccer Goal - Portable Training Futsal Football Net - The Original Pickup Game Goal (2 Goals and Bag) • Amazon Business $109.95 1 $109.95
diwollsam Unisex Knee High Soccer Socks, Blue Football Socks Mens Womens Solids Tube Long Volleyball Baseball Socks 6 Pairs Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
diwollsam Football Knee High Socks, Soccer Volleyball Team Socks Mens Womens Sport Tube Long Socks Solids Casual Dress Christmas Socks 10 Pairs White • Amazon Business $18.89 3 $56.67
Athllete Reversible Pinnies (Set of 6&12 +Free Carry Bag) Basketball Soccer Training Vest Team Scrimmage Practice Jersey (Neon Yellow/Gold 6 Jerseys, Large) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Franklin Sports Ball Pump Kit -7.5" Sports Ball Pump with Needle - Perfect for Basketballs, Soccer Balls and More - Complete Hand Pump Kit with Needles, Flexible Hose, Air Pressure Gauge and Carry Bag • Amazon Business $8.44 2 $16.88

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