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  • $532 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Kinesthetic Learning in Action

My students need 3 Sets of Fat Bats and Balls, 1 Kid-Sized Equipment Cart, 4 Draw String Ball Bags, 5 Soccer Balls, 5 Easy Grip Footballs, 4 Kickballs and 5 Basketballs.

My school is located in the East Rogers Park Area of Chicago. We serve a population of primarily 95% minority (African-American & Black) students. These students come from a low socio-economic status and the great majority receive free and/or reduced lunch meals.

The obstacle I'm currently facing is the number of supplies I have available versus the number of grades I teach. I'm currently the only gym teacher at my school and I teach students that range from grades pre-k through eighth. Therefore, the ability levels, motor skills and lessons need to be tailored accordingly and with the appropriate tools. I've found that grant writing can be pretty advantageous when resources are lacking.

The resources I need consist of a set of soccer balls, a set of basketball balls, bats and an equipment cart that will help me be more organized and that will allow me to execute my instruction in an orderly and timely fashion.

Through the funding of the materials requested, you will not only facilitate my job, but, you will also be investing in students who will thrive. Thanks in advance for reading my proposal and possibly considering it for funding.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
UB80 - Basketball • Lakeshore Learning $8.90 5 $44.50
UB75 - Kickball • Lakeshore Learning $7.90 4 $31.60
UB65 - Easy-Grip Football • Lakeshore Learning $7.90 5 $39.50
UB66 - Soccer Ball • Lakeshore Learning $7.90 5 $39.50
UB90 - Drawstring Ball Bag • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 4 $15.80
CB108 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
RR289 - Kid-Sized Indoor-Outdoor Equipment Cart • Lakeshore Learning $119.00 1 $119.00
RTL128 - Fat Bat and Ball • Lakeshore Learning $10.99 3 $32.97

Materials cost

$372.37

Vendor shipping charges

$37.24

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$436.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.71

Total project goal

$531.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.71

4 Donors

-$512.94

Donations toward project cost

-$436.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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