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Mr. Cooper from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hurdling towards Success

My students need 10 training hurdles to properly prepare themselves to compete safely in the event.

  • $358 goal

This project expired on February 1, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help our track athletes broaden their horizons and try out new events in our sport! We currently have no hurdles and would like add this event to our students expertise!

Most of the students in our school come from low-income families and are on free or reduced lunch.

They attend a selective enrollment high school that is growing but due to low student numbers has limited funding. Since its a new school old supplies are not present so we need new equipment.

My Project

We are requesting donations for training hurdles to properly teach our athletes the event. The training hurdles can be adjusted to meet the requirements for the different hurdle events for boy and girls! Students will not only learn the event but they will be able to compete in the event on a city level.

Your donation will assist our students in learning the skill of hurdling.

Last year we have no hurdlers because of lack of equipment. Our students can benefit from this because they will have the opportunity to compete and strive to their personal goals. This can help raise their self esteem and give them opportunities for athletic scholarships.

Mr. Cooper
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-Trainer Hurdle (EA) • Amazon $27.02 10 $270.20

Materials cost

$270.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$304.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.69

Total project goal

$357.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.94

10 Donors

-$357.94

Donations toward project cost

-$304.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.69

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$0.00

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