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Coach Neal from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Indoor Softball Equipment for Conference Title

My students need indoor training balls to help prepare for our season. Due to the cold temps we practice inside during February/March.

  • $346 goal

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My Students

My students are mostly from the north and northwest side of the city. The dedication with both varsity and junior varsity players to excel is off the charts. We are trying to build the strongest neighborhood softball program in Chicago.

The community is strong, energetic, supportive and are deeply passionate about their children's education.

I firmly believe that a strong sports program is a natural link to draw students to the school. We currently have numerous academic partners who are making the turnaround happen.

My Project

Materials purchased will make a huge difference in preparing for our upcoming season. Due to the weather constrictions in Feb/Mar players will spend a lot of time indoors training. Using appropriate material not only improves skill level but also insures safety. The Jugs machine balls will work perfectly will the Jugs Pitching Machine we use for practice.

Players will be very excited to receive new equipment and even more excited to receive support for their upcoming season.

The indoor training balls will allow students to take full batting practice inside.

The dozen Dream Seam balls are a very nice quality. Due to financial limitations the school has to spend on equipment, the 12" balls purchased will be used for the eight home games we have this year.

Coach Neal
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rawlings Sporting Goods C12RYLAH Official ASA Dream Seam Fast Pitch Softballs (One Dozen), Yellow, Size 12 • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Jugs Softie 12-Inch Softballs (One Dozen) • Amazon Business $75.00 1 $75.00
Jugs Sting-Free Dimpled Softballs, One dozen (12-Inch, Yellow) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Precision Impact Softball-Size Slugs: Heavy Weighted Softballs for Practice; Hitting Training Aid (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
SKLZ Impact Heavy Duty Plastic Softballs (Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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