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Mr. Sims from Memphis TN is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

LSU Bound For My Team

Help me give my students lodging for a camp with LSU in Georgia.

  • $327 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My gentlemen are smart, hardworking, and brilliant. Our team consists of multi-level players. Our school is a Title I school, meaning that 100% of our students receive free or reduced-priced lunch. Our school is located in a high-poverty neighborhood. My players work very hard every day. Our team has a 98% attendance rate, which means the students rarely miss school. We value our playing time.

Many of my players come from single-parent homes where I am the only male figure they may see a day.

On our team, we blend our traditions to form strong community ties. In addition, approximately 25% of our students are homeless. Although their personal backgrounds put them at a disadvantage they bring their smiles into the classroom every day.

My Project

Students on the baseball team will be given the opportunity to see and experience LSU college in Georgia. They will also be able to play in a baseball tournament against teams from across the United States at the same time. This will be a great time for them to play the sport they love and also experience competition on a different level than they are used to in their home state.

This type of competition will help them expand their talent as baseball players and ultimately make them better players.

As gives them the opportunity to be seen by colleges that normally don't visit Tennessee.

These student-athletes invest so much of their time practicing and preparing for games that this trip would be a great, rewarding experience for them. Most students come from a lower economic background and would not have the opportunity to travel and experience Georgia any other way. This would be the trip that can change their future.

Mr. Sims
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Marriott $244.16

Trip cost

$244.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$277.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.03

Total project goal

$326.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.85

2 Donors

-$148.66

Donations toward project cost

-$148.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$151.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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