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Mr. Sims from Memphis TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hiding in Plain Sight

Help me give my students shed to keep their new baseball supplies in.

  • $1,405 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My gentlemen are smart, hardworking and brilliant. Our team consists of multi-level players. Our school is a Title I school, meaning that 100% of our students receive free or reduced-priced lunch. Our school is located in a high-poverty neighborhood. My players work very hard every day. Our team has a 98% attendance rate, which means the students rarely miss school. We value our playing time.

Many of my players come from single-parent homes where I am the only male figure they may see a day.

On our team, we blend our traditions to form strong community ties. In addition, approximately 25% of our students are homeless. Although their personal backgrounds put them at a disadvantage they bring their smiles into the classroom every day.

My Project

Students in our school work very hard to represent our school well. They excel in the classroom because they know it is a privilege to wear the uniform on the baseball field. Our sports equipment needs to be taken care of from the weather and protected from theft. This storage shed will eliminate all these problems and allow our students to excel in our programs. We also need a water reel and water hose as we have to take care of our field. We are also asking for a weeder for the field.

We proudly educate economically disadvantaged children, an array of ethnic background ..

Providing them with a safe athletic after-school program is essential. Even throughout athletic programs, we stress to our students the importance of their education.

Mr. Sims
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arrow Newburgh Low Gable Steel Storage Shed, Coffee/Eggshell, 10 x 8 ft. • Amazon Business $469.99 1 $469.99
BSN Enduro Hose Reel • Amazon Business $338.50 1 $338.50
Southland SWLE0799 79cc Walk Behind Gas Lawn Edger • Amazon Business $230.65 1 $230.65
Apache 98108809 3/4" x 100' Industrial Rubber Water Hose Assembly with Male x Female Garden Hose Thread Fittings • Amazon Business $107.31 1 $107.31

Materials cost

$1,146.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,193.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$210.64

Total project goal

$1,404.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,404.29

2 Donors

-$702.14

Donations toward project cost

-$596.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.32

match offer

-$702.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$596.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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