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Mr. Watts from Columbia MS is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Students Swing to Success

My students need swings to help release energy during recess in an effort to focus in the classroom.

  • $2,524 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have an abundance of energy and a desire to socialize. They desire an outlet to release stored up energy so they can focus on learning while in the classroom. Many of the children hunger for a place to be safe and have freedom to just have some fun. Most of my students come to school longing for a connection and acceptance among peers. These swings will provide an means of exercise as well as release of energy. They need to feel valued.

My Project

When starting the school year, I was met with bright eyed girls and boys longing for a safe place to learn and grow. They were met with a school who lacked a Parent Teacher Organization and virtually no playground equipment to help in their ability to release energy to assist in focusing on learning while in the classroom. Our school has swing set frames to hold more that 50 swings and doesn’t have the first swing belt and chain. Shocked is an understatement! We need something for these children to do during recess and to tell them they are worth it!

Mr. Watts
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MOLDED RUBBER SEAT IN BLACK WITH CHAINS - 10' BEAM - 2 SEATS • School Specialty $178.47 10 $1,784.70

Materials cost

$1,784.70

Vendor shipping charges

$178.47

State sales tax

$124.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$26.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,144.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$378.51

Total project goal

$2,523.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,523.38

6 Donors

-$844.46

Donations toward project cost

-$815.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.50

match offer

-$1,563.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,328.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$234.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$115.49

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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