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Mr. Abbott from Erie PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kayaks for Fitness!

Help me give my students two inflatable kayaks and paddles for aquatics class.

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Adaptive Physical Education working with the Autistic Support and Life Skills programs. Half of our class time is spent in the pool exposing our students to various aquatic activities to improve their comfort in the water and increase their fitness levels.

I am looking to expand the experiences for them in the pool and show them there are other ways to enjoy the water besides just swimming.

Please help us obtain this equipment and enrich the aquatics experience of our students!

My Project

Aquatics are a big part of our adaptive physical education program. Living in a lake front community, it is important to expose our students to as many aquatic experiences as we can. By using kayaks in the pool we can introduce them to basic boating skills along with another lifetime fitness activity they can partake in on the water.

Our community provides many chances to explore water sports and other activities on the water.

Please help give our students a chance to experience all our community has to offer.

Building a foundation of lifetime fitness activities for my students is a goal of our program. I want to open their eyes to the many ways they can experience the water, especially the great lake our community is built around.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sevylor Fiji Travel Pack Inflatable Kayak • DICK'S Sporting Goods $149.99 2 $299.98

Materials cost

$299.98

Vendor shipping charges

$30.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.32

Total project goal

$428.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.80

6 Donors

-$215.00

Donations toward project cost

-$182.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

match offer

-$213.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$181.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.07

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$0.00

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