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Mrs. Vela from Garland TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Look Good, Feel Good

Help me give my students new medium-sized travel bags so we can move on from the current ones, which are all old and have holes in them.

  • $542 goal

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My Students

We have a diverse community of students. Our school is located in a suburb of major Texas city. Our school is a Title I school, and our student population, 9-12, is approximately 2300 students. About 84% of our students receive free or reduced lunch. Our dedicated staff takes personal interest in helping our students succeed not only academically, but socially and emotionally as well. Many of their families have sacrificed lots to give their children hope and opportunities. Unfortunately, this does not always afford the students the luxuries of their peers in other places. My athletes lack many modern comforts enjoyed by other schools. They may not have the newest clothes, shoes, or technology, but it does not dampen their spirit. They have a wonderful zest for learning and an innate drive. That is why it is so vital that they see a small recognition of their effort. So we may cultivate this spirit and energy to propel them forward.

My Project

By having an athletic bag, the student would be able to protect their athletic gear and make them a better player on the court.

These bags will be provided to our student-athletes to use for the season at practice and especially games.

By providing these bags for our athletes, we will be able to show off our connection from the time we walk off to the bus or out of the locker room, until the time we walk off the court. This will also help them to take care of their equipment and keep it together and in good shape.

Mrs. Vela
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
Dalix 20 Inch Sports Duffle Bag with Mesh and Valuables Pockets, Royal Blue • Amazon Business $16.95 25 $423.75

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