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Mr. Sims from Memphis TN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Holding Up Uniforms

Help me give my student-athletes uniform belts and a bat for our games.

  • $619 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. They value our playing time.

Many of my players come from single-parent homes and 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

My baseball team will be using the baseball bats during practice and games, since we are lacking the proper bats. Having these will assist with more individual skills practice, and will protect the student-athletes from causing an injury for not having the proper equipment. It will also help us become more efficient by having all athletes participate at the same time instead of having them stop to share the bats. The baseball bat on this project will help all team members feel secure about the equipment they have in hand.

We are having a hard time keeping our baseball uniforms on our player's waist.

The uniform belts will keep our players in regulation uniform for the game so we will not get a penalty.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Louisville Slugger LXT X20 (-10) Fastpitch Bat, 32"/22 oz • Amazon Business $349.95 1 $349.95
Champion Sports Adult Baseball/Softball Uniform Belt • Amazon Business $5.74 17 $97.58
Champro Elastic Baseball Belt with 1.5-Inch Leather Tab (Black, 28-52-Inch) • Amazon Business $6.84 6 $41.04

Materials cost

$488.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$525.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.81

Total project goal

$618.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$618.71

2 Donors

-$307.59

Donations toward project cost

-$264.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.14

match offer

-$307.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$261.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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