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Mrs. Caliste from New Orleans LA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lady Ram Volleyball

My students need the necessities for volleyball such as knee pads and volleyballs. We're building a brand new program from the bottom up. Donations would help ensure a successful season.

  • $948 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At GWC we have some of the most passionate students in our great city. Our students are eager and open to learn and compete. No matter the obstacles they face outside of the class, they strive to be the best they can be every single day.

Our students' passion for learning is undeniable, they do not take anything for granted and they are constantly building a stronger work ethic and presence in our community daily!

I'm very grateful for such an amazing opportunity to work with such a special group of students.

My Project

This donation will ensure that each student that has earned a spot on GWC volleyball team will have all of the necessary equipment to be a part of the team, regardless of their ability to afford it. Currently, we have 21 athletes and only 4 have their own knee pads.

This is a fairly new program and our team is lacking a lot of equipment to be successful.

We currently have 8 balls. With a donation of more balls, each girl will have their own ball at practice, this would ensure more individual practice time and will lead to a more effective practice for our entire team.

Mrs. Caliste
Grades 9-12
More than half of 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
Mizuno Ventus Volleyball Knee Pads (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 5 $174.95
Mizuno Ventus Volleyball Knee Pads (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 5 $174.95
Mizuno Ventus Volleyball Knee Pads (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 5 $174.95
Baden Lexum Microfiber Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 3 $119.97

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