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Ms. Rickes from Detroit MI is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's PLAY BALL!

My students need softball gloves to spark an interest in a potential program.

  • $456 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking, motivated individuals who live in a community that is underdeveloped. They are mostly of African American descent and are stereotyped by many. They come to school with a smile, no matter what issues are going on in their personal lives. They are all ready to learn and break the label that is put on them and become successful leaders in the future. These students love to run around and be active in the gymnasium, in their classrooms, and in their community.

My Project

The equipment in my cart will help spark an interest in playing softball for kids ages six through fourteen who come from low income families and live in areas where playing sports is uncommon because of the unsafe living conditions.

We would be introducing the softball equipment in physical education classes and using it for a future team or summer recreational league.

The overall benefit of purchasing this stuff for our students would be giving them the opportunity to achieve potential scholarships through sports. We would be bringing the community of the surrounding Detroit neighborhood together and providing a source for students to stay active for a lifetime.

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Ms. Rickes
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Champion 11 LeatherVinyl Glove - Right-Hand Thrower • Nasco $25.95 10 $259.50
Softie Gymball 12 • Nasco $13.95 3 $41.85
11 Neon Softouch IncrediBall Softball - Synthetic Leather • Nasco $6.25 3 $18.75

Materials cost

$320.10

Vendor shipping charges

$32.01

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$386.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.28

Total project goal

$455.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$455.19

1 Donor

-$455.19

Donations toward project cost

-$386.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.28

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$0.00

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