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Mr. D. Sprouse from Gary IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lady Eagles Want to Soar Higher!

Help me give my students basketballs, training equipment, and high-quality practice materials.

  • $1,506 goal

This project expired on September 22, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The members of our middle school girls' basketball team are outstanding student-athletes and work very hard to maintain their grades as well as compete on the court at a high level.

This a great group of girls and they are eager to learn as much as they can about the game of basketball.

The team went 10-2 this year and were undefeated for the majority of the season. This was the first year playing basketball for most of the girls.

My Project

We are preparing these girls for the next level and ensuring they are ready for the challenge. Most of our girls are first year players or have been playing for only a few years. They are in need of additional training materials in order to help them increase their basketball IQ and preparedness for the upcoming season.

The donation of these items will help improve our team's shooting ability, agility, defense, free throw shooting and strength.

Some of our girls have a desire to play at the highest level and training at this stage is very important to their success.

Mr. D. Sprouse
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Basketball 28.5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 10 $599.90
Spalding Basketball Universal Shot Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 1 $99.99
Lifetime Basketball Dribble Goggles • DICK'S Sporting Goods $6.99 10 $69.90
DICK''S Sporting Goods Youth Reversible Mesh Pinnie (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
DICK''S Sporting Goods Youth Reversible Mesh Pinnie (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
DICK''S Sporting Goods Youth Reversible Mesh Pinnie (XL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
Spalding Blocking Pad • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 1 $54.99
Ballback Pro Basketball Ball Return System • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 2 $39.98
Spalding Shot Arc Training Aid • DICK'S Sporting Goods $31.99 1 $31.99
SKLZ Lightweight Control Training Basketball (22.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Spalding Shot Contester Training Aid • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Sport Write Pro Basketball Coaching Board • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Spalding Smart Shot Training Aid • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
SKLZ Shot Spotz Basketball Training Markers • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

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