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Mr. Maturino from Palermo CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hoops With Bulldog Pride

Help me give my students game and practice basketballs for the next season

  • $603 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a low socio-economic background. Most have not experienced some of the activities that most students enjoy on a daily basis. While some of our students come with one strike, and sometimes two, they continue to display the tenacity I truly admire.

Our students appreciate and cherish the opportunities created by the school and community.

Our school would like to create as many opportunities for success as possible. We love our kids!

My Project

This project will allow the student/athletes to feel a sense of pride and self-worth knowing they have the same equipment as their competitive peers. These game basketballs will be used for practice, individual and team training as well as games for the off season and regular season.

The student/athletes will appreciate the opportunity provided by this donation.

The student/athletes will have the opportunity to have a basketball for each player for each practice. This opportunity will give each player more training, dribbling, and shooting at each practice. Teach them how to do it well and give them plenty of opportunity to improve!

Mr. Maturino
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.98 8 $399.84

Materials cost

$399.84

Vendor shipping charges

$39.98

State sales tax

$36.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$512.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.43

Total project goal

$602.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$602.84

1 Donor

-$302.00

Donations toward project cost

-$256.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.30

match offer

-$300.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.13

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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