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Ms. G. from Elmhurst NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Slamdunk and Repeat in Style!

My students need basketball shorts so they can be comfortable and represent their school during the teams' games.

  • $626 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Elmhurst, Queens where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. The students this project will fund are from various ethnic backgrounds. Since these students do not have the means to join team sports we decided to give them the opportunity to play a team sport at their school. We started a coed basketball program that allows 4th and 5th grade students the opportunity to try out and play on the team. They play against other schools in the district during the school day. The students practice hard after school and during lunch time. This year their hard work payed off as they won the district championship.

My Project

As the 2018/2019 basketball season approaches the basketball team at my school is in need of uniforms. As of right now the team has jerseys but they do not have basketball shorts. The team works really hard every year, practicing after school, and even during their lunch time. Last season their hard work and dedication led to a District Championship Title! We would love to reward our students for their hard work with brand new basketball shorts . Having a complete uniform that will bring a sense of pride to the players . These new shorts would not only help them represent their school, but also allow them to be more comfortable while playing for a repeat championship!

Ms. G.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Under Armour Boys'' Space The Floor Basketball Shorts (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $30.00 10 $300.00
Under Armour Boys'' Space The Floor Basketball Shorts (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $30.00 3 $90.00
Under Armour Boys'' Space The Floor Basketball Shorts (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $30.00 2 $60.00

Materials cost

$450.00

Vendor shipping charges

$45.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$531.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.84

Total project goal

$625.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$625.59

5 Donors

-$312.80

Donations toward project cost

-$265.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.92

match offer

-$312.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$265.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.92

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$0.00

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