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Mr. Nittle from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Swim Team Make a Splash With New Gear!

My students need new goggles and caps for the next swim season.

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

On our school swim team, our goal is to develop resilient scholar-athletes. Our inner-city students are very diverse, ranging from Latino, Asian, and African American backgrounds. They include immigrants and English Learners, as well as high-performing Gifted and Talented students. Most are from low-income families. They balance the challenges of college-prep classes with the battles of high school athletics.

My students are talented athletes, but at a Title I school, sometimes it's difficult to provide the gear necessary to compete on a level playing field.

My students have come from all around the world, from many different and often difficult situations. They hold the American Dream but need the tools to make them successful.

My Project

Our swim team needs new goggles and caps for next season. The school's athletic budget is limited, so it is necessary that we supplement it through fundraising efforts. Most of our swimmers come from low-income families; last year, we relied on gifts from donors to supply our students with gear.

On behalf of our student-athletes, we are returning to our generous donors once more asking for your help.

I have chosen silicone swim caps for their durability and sturdy Speedo goggles that will withstand the rigors of the swim season. Help us provide these essential basics for our student-athletes. It will make a world of difference for them in the pool.

Mr. Nittle
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Speedo Vanquisher 2.0 Swim Goggle, Smoke • Amazon Business $14.58 30 $437.40
Speedo Silicone Solid Swim Cap, Dark Teal, One Size • Amazon Business $9.88 30 $296.40

Materials cost

$733.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$67.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$841.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.58

Total project goal

$990.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.53

11 Donors

-$490.86

Donations toward project cost

-$424.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.13

match offer

-$490.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$417.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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