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Mrs. Piskie from Spooner WI is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hoops Dreams Part 2

Help me give my students numbers and logos for their jerseys to wear to their first ever scrimmages!

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a volunteer and coach by night to over 80 athletes k-4. Some of these athletes are just stepping on the court for the first time, while others are coming back to build on their skills.

These athletes are excited to get the season started!

By day I am a teacher of 18 kindergarten age students who love school!

The kids that enter my classroom each day are spunky, creative, and eager to learn! My classroom houses students with a wide-range of academic and social abilities, including students with special needs. Most of my students come from low to middle-income homes. I strive to give them the loving and supportive environment that they deserve while they are in my care so they can have the best chance of​ succeeding both academically and socially. They are amazing and make me strive to be the best educator that I can be.

My classroom is full of students from a variety of backgrounds and households but when we come together we are a family who grows and learns together.

My Project

This year we are continuing to build a basketball program for our younger girls and boys. A wonderful group of volunteers have stepped up to coach and help with practices and games. We currently have over 20 children that are going to participate in our 3rd and 4th grade basketball program. That is great news!

"All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them." -Magic Johnson

Basketball is setting a foundation to help these young athletes learn the fundamentals and be able to use those as they continue to practice throughout the year.

In addition to learning and building on skills, youth sports teaches children many life lessons like how to be a part of a team and how to respect others. It also helps them develop leadership skills, determination, resiliency, heart, and dedication.

We have already had the jerseys fully funded, but we would now like to have the numbers added, along with our RAILS logo. Our local vendor has worked out great pricing with us.

Our goal is to introduce them to the sport, teach, inspire, encourage, and support them. All of our volunteers have a passion for the sport and we are excited to help young athletes!

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Mrs. Piskie
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rails Logo Heat Pressed • Anthony Walter Designs $4.75 48 $228.00
6 inch Heat Pressed Number • Anthony Walter Designs $2.50 48 $120.00
4 inch Heat Pressed Number • Anthony Walter Designs $2.00 48 $96.00
RAILS Heat Pressed • Anthony Walter Designs $1.00 24 $24.00

Materials cost

$468.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.12

Total project goal

$594.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.14

6 Donors

-$275.01

Donations toward project cost

-$253.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

match offer

-$296.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$251.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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