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Mr. Pillow from Pasadena TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Heal After Harvey!

My students need socks and towels to use for games and practice.

  • $1,059 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

PHS is a Title I public school comprised of 98% low income/high poverty Hispanic students who face multiple challenges daily in order to succeed. English as a second language is also a roadblock many of these students face. Regardless of their socioeconomic or language barrier, my students are eager to learn and compete at the highest level possible and deserve the same "perks" more privileged students receive. My goal is to give my students every advantage possible in the classroom and on the field of play in order to experience success.

My Project

Budget money for high school sports teams are shrinking annually. The items I am requesting for the basketball program will go a long way to allowing us to spend limited budget money on other items such as uniforms and shoes. By providing these kids socks and towels that we as a staff can control and clean, we are ensuring that the kids are preventing the spread of staph infection which is common in HS sports when students don’t wash items properly. Hygiene is an important factor when dealing with teenage boys. Having the ability to control the usage and cleanliness of these items goes a long way to preventing disease.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gatorade Sideline Towel - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $11.99 30 $359.70
adidas Men's Cushioned Crew Socks 3 Pack - White • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.00 10 $140.00
adidas Men's Cushioned Crew Socks 3 Pack - Black • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.00 10 $140.00
Champion Economy Electric Inflating Pump - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $139.99 1 $139.99

Materials cost

$779.69

Vendor shipping charges

$77.97

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$899.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$158.71

Total project goal

$1,058.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,058.07

3 Donors

-$958.07

Donations toward project cost

-$814.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.71

Matching donations from our partners

-$100.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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