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Mr. Young from Lowell MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Students with Autism with Physical Education Equipment!

My students need physical education equipment to help them with their social skills, communication, and coordination.

  • $343 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I teach are in a special education class for students with autism. The students have unique needs and struggle daily with significant communication and learning needs. They work everyday on their life skills, daily living skills and communication. I work with them on communicating verbally and through communication devices.

Children who have autism also have difficulties with communication, learning, social interaction and imaginative play.

I would like to provide them with various tools to help them with these challenges. The students work very hard on a daily basis and any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

My Project

The scooters and jump ropes will help the students with autism and their coordination and attention. They will also help them with their motor skills, following simple directions, and focus.

The students with autism will benefit greatly from the physical education equipment.

We work with the students with autism on communication, motor skills, physical education, following directions, and working together cooperatively.

Your donation will be greatly appreciated and will be put to good use. Your donation will help the students tremendously and improve their skills not only in school but also the community. We will use the scooters in the gym to help the students with coordination, motor skills, and exercise. The jump rope will be used in the gym too. We will use the jump rump to help the students with exercise and coordination.

Thank you so much for considering our classroom.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Plastic Scooter Board with Handles - Blue • Amazon Business $17.85 12 $214.20
KUKOME Wooden Handle Skipping Rope/Jumping Ropes - Great for Gym, School, Group Jumping 10m (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.98 2 $25.96
12mm 0.47 Inch Laminated Black on White TZ Tape TZe-231 Compatible for Brother P Touch D400 1280 1800 1880 1900 Label Tape, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $16.82 1 $16.82

Materials cost

$256.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.32

Total project goal

$342.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$342.15

2 Donors

-$196.08

Donations toward project cost

-$166.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.41

match offer

-$146.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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