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Ms. Mikel from Saint Louis MO is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LPA Recess Bags

Help me give my students in K-4th grade equipment for fun and inclusive play options at recess!

  • $792 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

LPA is full of amazing young leaders! We are a diverse school of K-8th graders from across urban St. Louis. In a city that often comes with negative challenges, these students are driven to succeed.

Our students are energetic, kind, and bright scholars.

Many of our students face many challenges day-to-day, including limited resources, but they come to school ready to "love and learn."

We are hard at work making great academic growth and creating amazing student projects. Our students inspire me everyday. We love LPA!

My Project

Our leaders need your help! At LPA, the Student Council has taken on the recess bags project for K-4 grade levels. Due to construction, we are currently unable to utilize our playground space and are utilizing a public park for recess. There is a large field space for use but we are lacking equipment for fun and inclusive play options. Recess and freeplay are important parts of the learning experience for our students.

The LPA Student Council wants to make sure every student feels included at recess and we believe these new activities will help make that happen.

Our students have big dreams! Creating recess bags for grade levels K-4 is an ambitious goal, and we are asking for donations to make this goal achievable. The Student Council has raised enough money to purchase some of the initial equipment and to maintain the bags. The Student Council will continue to fundraise, but we are asking for your support to have the bags up and running for the start of the year.

Ms. Mikel
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZERO JET LAG 70 L Extra Large Laundry Bag Heavy Duty Backpack with Straps Pockets Hanging Laundry Hamper College Essentials Storage Basket Storage Bag Dorm Home(Dark Grey,XL) • Amazon Business $32.99 5 $164.95
Champion Sports Scoop Ball Set: Classic Outdoor Lawn Party & Kids Game in 6 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $24.81 5 $124.05
Champion Sports Swing Ball Set, Pack of 6, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $16.22 5 $81.10
Orange Throw Down Bases (5 Piece) • Amazon Business $13.75 5 $68.75
GoSports Size Soccer Ball 6 Pack Classic Soccerball 6 Pack - Size - with Premium Pump and Carrying Bag, Black/White, 3 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Junior Size Footballs Mulitcolor - Set of 6 • Amazon Business $39.57 1 $39.57
K-Roo Sports Atomic Athletics 6 Pack of Neon Rubber Playground Soccer Balls - Youth Size 4, 8" Balls with Air Pump and Mesh Storage Bag • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Sc0nni Jump Ropes - 7.8 feet - Set of 6 - Assorted Colors - Best Christmas Gifts for Boys and Girls Age 5-10 Year Old • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Sterilite 19618606 Small Clip Box, Clear Lid & Base w/Colored Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $22.05 1 $22.05
ToysOpoly Playground Balls 8.5 inch Dodgeball (Set of 6) Kickball for Kids and Adults - Official Size for Dodge Ball, Handball, Camps, Picnic, Church & School + Free Pump & Mesh Bag • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$627.40

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$672.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.73

Total project goal

$791.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$791.53

5 Donors

-$740.30

Donations toward project cost

-$672.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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