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Mr. Newell from Altadena CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Move and Play!

My students need basketballs and soccer balls to promote good sportsmanship!

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Engaged, eager, enthusiastic, these are three words that I would use to describe the students at my school site. These students are engaged in their learning and will use all the resources available to them to gain a new and deeper understanding of a topic of electricity and roller coaster building.

"What are we doing to do today, Mr. N?"

"I can't wait for recess!"

"What can we play today?"

These are just a few of the quotes that are illustrations of how eager my students are to learn. As for their enthusiasm, there just does not seem to be the right word for how excited and thrilled these students are when it comes to learning new topics and ideas. The smiles on their faces and the pride in their hearts when they complete a project is just beyond words.

My Project

Our small school has nearly 250 active learners and students that love to play! We are in need of basketball nets, basketballs and soccer balls. This equipment will be used in our after-school sports program, training for our basketball and soccer teams as well as our daily recesses. Having plenty of equipment available for our students to play with. We all know that playing on the playground and in team sports improves health, promotes sportsmanship and allows students to learn new skills or improving current skills.

Each of us has great memories of playing games and sports at school.

Your donations to this grant will allow these students to create amazing memories and stay healthy!

Mr. Newell
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding Rookie Gear Sponge Rubber Youth Basketball (27.5'') - Multi • DICK'S Sporting Goods $16.99 4 $67.96
Spalding All Weather Basketball Replacement Net - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.99 6 $35.94
Umbro Pro Soccer Ball - Multi - 4 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 1 $24.99
adidas UEFA Champions League Finale Cardiff Capitano Soccer Ball - Pink - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
Umbro Pro Soccer Ball - Multi - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.97 1 $18.97
Umbro Arturo Soccer Ball - Green - 4 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $11.24 1 $11.24

Materials cost

$179.09

Vendor shipping charges

$17.91

State sales tax

$16.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.43

Total project goal

$289.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.51

1 Donor

-$144.76

Donations toward project cost

-$123.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.71

match offer

-$144.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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