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Mr. Jarboe from Shreveport LA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kick Off Soccer League

My students need youth soccer balls, shin guards and two goals in order to create our league.

  • $1,619 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a high poverty school, my students never cease to amaze me. Their daily lives are filled with so many challenges both in and out of school, yet they come to school everyday ready and willing to learn. Many of my students are excited about coming to school, not to see friends but because they are hungry. This is sad but the amazing thing is that they are very dedicated to improve. This is easily said but the proof in the numbers. This past year our state standardized test scores went up 17.4%

My school is a Title I school in Louisiana with over 95% on free or reduced breakfasts and lunches.

My students are amazing children who love to run and play but very few have ever had the opportunity to play in a organized league. Exercise is very important and the lessons that can be learned in a team sports can help shape and create "confidence" in a young persons life. I want to give them this chance to experience this and help round their educational experience.

My Project

This year my goals are to give my students the opportunity to participate in an organized soccer league, get more parents involved in the school community and help parents become more active in their children's lives. This league will be geared towards 4-7 year old students. The emphasis will be on basic skill development, teamwork but most of all fun. The essential materials needed to start this league are simple: youth sized soccer balls, shin guards and goals.


The motto or our league and hopefully throughout the rest their lives will be...FLC. Fight Like a Champion means to always give your best effort throughout everything aspect of your life, be it in the classroom or on the athletic fields, and you will be successful and a champion.

Mr. Jarboe
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BSN Sports 4' x 6' Lil' Shooter 2 Soccer Goal Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $299.99 2 $599.98
Umbro Youth Arturo Soccer Shin Guards • DICK'S Sporting Goods $7.99 45 $359.55
adidas EPP Glider Soccer Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $15.99 10 $159.90

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