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Ms. Dunkin from W Terre Haute IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Have A Ball At Recess!

My students need new balls to play with during their recess. They especially enjoy playing basketball and we never have enough balls to go around.

  • $339 goal

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My Students

We are a small rural school that continues to grow each year and change in our dynamics. Our students come from many types of backgrounds and home lives. We are newly Title I, but we receive little funding, it only covers our Title I person's salary. We get no extra funds to help purchase extra item.

Recess is a much needed time for students to socialize and release stored up energy!

I want them to have a ball! We need recess balls for our students to enjoy!

My Project

We ask more and more of our students in the classroom today. They really need time to play and be kids, releasing the built up energy they store from sitting and learning.

When we have recess, not everyone gets to play what they want because a lack of equipment.

I want there to be plenty of balls available and several sports to choose from. Not everyone likes basketball, but if their is a soccer or volleyball available, that might inspire students to play. When different types of balls are not available, many kids just walk around or sit under a tree. I want everyone to have fun and play the sport they enjoy!

Ms. Dunkin
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding NBA Zi/O Excel Official Basketball (29.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Wilson NCAA Replica Official Basketball (29.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Wilson NCAA Replica Pink Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Wilson NFL Special Edition Official Football • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.49 1 $22.49
Nike Vapor Strike Official Football • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.75 1 $18.75
Wilson NFL Official TDS Football • DICK'S Sporting Goods $17.99 1 $17.99
adidas X Glider II Soccer Ball (4) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $15.99 1 $15.99
adidas X Glider II Soccer Ball (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $15.99 1 $15.99
Baden MatchPoint Indoor/Outdoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.99 1 $14.99
Wilson Soft Play Outdoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 1 $12.99
Nike Pitch Training Soccer Ball (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $11.99 1 $11.99
DICK''S Sporting Goods Soccer Ball (3) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 1 $9.99

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