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Mr. G. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Support Our Boys and Girls Basketball Programs!

My students need 6 basketballs, an air pump and needles, practice jerseys, and other supplies to sustain our basketball program.

  • $608 goal

This project expired on May 5, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Did you have opportunities to play sports as a kid? Were you able to play after school? I did and I have found it frustrating as a teacher that the kids in my school seem to have fewer and fewer opportunities to run and play.

My student-athletes are a dedicated group of young men and women who have joined our basketball teams.

Student-athletes at our school practice after school three days a week, maintain good grades, and are ambassadors for our school. We will begin playing games against other charter schools in our area in January. These kids love basketball. They love to run, play, and learn the game. We have adopted the motto "Success With Honor" this year, and we try to incorporate that in all that we do.

My Project

What we need from you are all of the essentials to have a great basketball program. Tryouts were two weeks ago. An hour before tryouts, I walked over to the sporting good store and bought a few basketballs with money out of my pocket. We need your help in securing our basketball program. We need 6 Spalding basketballs, 28 practice jerseys, an air pump, needles, coaching materials and a whistle. This donation, along with the hard work of the students and coaches, makes our entire program complete. You have an opportunity to sponsor a basketball program for 28 kids for the next three months.

I love Donorschoose.org because it brings together like-minded people who understand that to improve and have an impact on the future we must invest in the young.

Thank you for reading my proposal and I hope you consider donating.

Mr. G.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
INFLATING NEEDLES STD S/12 • Sportime, Inc $3.79 2 $7.58
PINNIE DUB-L-SCRIM ADULT BLUE/ORANGE • Sportime, Inc $6.17 28 $172.76
INFLATOR BI-DIRECTIONAL HIGH VOLUME • Sportime, Inc $18.99 1 $18.99
BOARD COACHES BASKETBALL • Sportime, Inc $9.49 1 $9.49
BAG MESH DUFFEL OVERSIZE YELLOW • Sportime, Inc $11.87 1 $11.87
WHISTLE METAL AND LANYARD • Sportime, Inc $1.89 1 $1.89
BAG BIG MESH BAG BLACK WHITE • Sportime, Inc $16.62 1 $16.62
Spalding TF-500 Performance Composite Basketball Men s Size 7 (29-1/2") • Nasco $24.20 4 $96.80
Spalding TF-1000 Legacy Basketball Men s Size 7 (29-1/2") • Nasco $46.45 2 $92.90
Needle Ease • Nasco $2.95 1 $2.95

Materials cost

$431.85

Vendor shipping charges

$43.18

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$516.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.15

Total project goal

$607.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.66

5 Donors

-$302.95

Donations toward project cost

-$258.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.69

match offer

-$303.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$258.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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