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Mr. Miller from Essex MO is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hurdles in Cross Country

My students need agility and footwork training using hurdles and ladders.

  • $233 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students of my school live in a high poverty part of Missouri. Some people would say the size and income level of our school would make too great of a negative impact for anything good to happen. Our students have proven time and time again that they can achieve way beyond what anyone expects of them.

I believe the main reason for the student's achievement is the family-like closeness they experience while attending here.

I have found, especially with my students, people with the greatest character often come from places where you would least expect it.

My Project

Cross country is a sport all about endurance. Running multiple miles a day is a great way to gain endurance. Runners need to be well-rounded athletes as well. The hurdles will help each student strengthen their ankles and better their form. I have the pleasure of being the head coach of both high school teams and middle school teams. To notify students what is going on I need a good whistle, like the one I am asking for.

It is my job as a coach to not only mold students as runners but as athletes.

Agility ladder workouts are another way my students can improve their footwork for cross country. All of the equipment will help the team be as competitive as we can be.

Mr. Miller
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trademark Innovations Speed Training Hurdle Set (5 Pack), 6", Light Green • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
Trademark Innovations Speed Training Hurdle Set (5 Pack), 6", Light Green • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
JBM Agility Ladder with Free Carry Bag Speed Ladder Agility Training Ladder For Agility Speed Ladder Drills Speed Training Soccer Football Agility Training (Green, 20-rung with 33' (10m) strap-) • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
Fox 40 Sonik Blast CMG Loudest Pealess Outdoor, Emergency, Safety, & Survival Whistle + Breakaway Lanyards | 2pk Bundle + Koala Lanyard, Red • Amazon Business $17.34 1 $17.34

Materials cost

$165.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.90

Total project goal

$232.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.64

1 Donor

-$116.32

Donations toward project cost

-$98.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.45

match offer

-$116.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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