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  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Ray
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Got Clubs? Help LHS Girls Golf Team FORE Their Tournament

Help me give my students an opportunity to play in their first golf tournament.

My Students

Imagine a culturally diverse high school with 41% of the students on free and reduced-price lunch, over 13 different languages spoken, and the majority of the families being first-generation immigrants. My school is that school. I am proud to be a teacher and athletic director in this culturally rich school located in San Francisco, California.

Now imagine six young women who come from different socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, and from all areas of San Francisco having one thing in common- a passion for playing golf.

These six young ladies make up the Girls Varsity Golf Team and I have the privilege to coach them. For the past five years, the Girls Varsity Golf Team has had five straight undefeated seasons and has qualified to compete each year in the NorCal Golf Championship.

My Project

The LHS Girls Golf Team is the reigning CIF San Francisco Golf Champions. In fact, the team has won the last five consecutive San Francisco championships. Through their hard work and drive, the LHS Girls Golf Team have proven themselves to be well deserved champions in San Francisco. Now the girls have an opportunity to put their skills to the test outside of San Francisco. This October, the girls have a chance to play in a golf tournament in Southern California. This tournament is an amazing opportunity for the girls to play in, as well as to stretch their self growth and their inner drive to constantly get better. The LHS Girls Golf Team definitely have the skills and drive to be successful in the tournament but lack one thing- the funds. Traveling for a sporting event not only takes a lot of time but it also takes a lot of money. The team needs help offsetting the cost of their travel. The team has raised money to fly to Southern California but need some help to pay the extra baggage fees to bring their golf clubs, too.

By helping to contribute towards the cost of the baggage fees, a huge financial burden will be lifted off the team's shoulders and will allow the girls the ability to focus on the tournament and enjoy the experience of the trip.

This wonderful tournament opportunity will not only challenge the team's golf game, but it will also give the girls an experience they will never forget. For most of the girls, this will be the first time they will travel to play in a tournament setting and this trip may inspire them to work towards playing golf at the collegiate level.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity United Airlines $240.00

Trip cost

$240.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.28

Total project goal

$321.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.88

2 Donors

-$161.00

Donations toward project cost

-$136.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.15

match offer

-$160.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 6 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Dick’s Sporting Goods and 2 other donors.

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