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Mrs. Smith from El Segundo CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Eagles Girls Volleyball to Soar to New Heights!

My students need jump ropes to work on their cardiovascular fitness levels, medicine balls to work on their explosiveness and power, and Spalding volleyballs to perfect their passing, setting, hitting, and serving!

  • $1,172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

ESHS volleyball athletes are extremely dedicated to their sport, their team, and their community. Most years, the girls' volleyball program hosts 45-50 young women who desire to improve their game and become the best possible teammate. Skills learned during their time on the team aren't just ones you can see on the court...many of the skills are ones you feel.

In order to be able to be focused on the skills that are needed to make the program a successful one, we are in desperate need of training equipment.

Equipment needs are a big headache for a program, since funding is scarce. Usually, priority items such as uniforms deplete the yearly team budget, so we never have the chance to build up our training equipment needs.

My Project

With the donation of volleyball training jump ropes, our players will be able to work on their cardiovascular fitness levels, and with the 6-15 pound medicine balls the girls will be able to work on their explosiveness and power, and with the Spalding volleyballs they will perfect their passing, setting, hitting, and serving! Our athletes put in approximately 3 hours a day, 5 days a week, in improving their game. Pre-season training begins in the spring, continues through the summer. Our season is in the fall, and we strive to make it into post-season play!

Once we become a fine-tuned team, the effects of the effort and the sweat put into the goal of becoming the best team possible, the girls will become a family, a crew, a tribe--where everyone works toward the same goal and for the same reason.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tandem Volleyball Training Jump Rope - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $11.99 20 $239.80
Spalding VB5 Indoor Volleyball - White • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 3 $209.97
Spalding VB3 Indoor Volleyball - Gold/White • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 5 $199.95
Century Vinyl 12 lb Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $32.99 2 $65.98
Century Vinyl 6 lb Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $23.99 2 $47.98
Century Vinyl 15 lb Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $36.99 1 $36.99

Materials cost

$800.67

Vendor shipping charges

$80.07

State sales tax

$73.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$996.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$175.77

Total project goal

$1,171.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,171.78

1 Donor

-$585.89

Donations toward project cost

-$498.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.88

match offer

-$585.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$498.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.88

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$0.00

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