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Ms. C. from Baltimore MD is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hoop It Up!

My students need portable hoops because it is challenging to find time in the gym with other programs using it after school.

  • $589 goal

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My Students

My school is located within a community that has many daily challenges. There is high crime and poverty. There are not many recreational experiences available for our students. Our students need programs that provide a challenging and positive experience. Our students athletes are special because they are excited about their future even though statistics show and others see their futures as bleak. They enjoy playing ball and look forward to coming to practice. They turned me into a basketball fan! I look forward to seeing their energy, sportsmanship, and skill on the court!

My Project

Donations to this project will mean a lot to the student athletes. It can be challenging to find time in the gym because other programs use it. It is important for the team to have consistent practices to hone their basketball skills and create a strong team. The student athletes need access to the hoops and practice is sometimes cancelled because another program is in the gym. The coach and players can set up the portable hoops almost anywhere in the building or outside and still have practice. The portable hoops can then be conveniently stored away for future practices. The student athletes feel good about being able to play a game they enjoy and they are learning social skills that are essential for collaborating with others.

Ms. C.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lifetime 44 Pro Court Portable Custom Basketball Hoop - Multi • DICK'S Sporting Goods $199.99 2 $399.98

Materials cost

$399.98

Vendor shipping charges

$40.00

Sales tax

$24.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$499.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.23

Total project goal

$588.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.21

6 Donors

-$294.10

Donations toward project cost

-$249.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.11

match offer

-$294.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$249.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.12

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$0.00

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