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Mr. Grider from Florence AL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mat Matters

Help me give my students practice wrestling mats for technical instruction and warm ups.

  • $852 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Falcons Wrestling is now entering its fourth season. Each year, we hope to help the sport grow, recruiting new wrestlers. Roughly half our wrestlers will step on the mat for the first time this year. Practice makes permanent. They way we practice is reflective of the way we will compete.

With all the new wrestlers we have, we need a couple of instructional practice mats for demonstration.

Also, our competition mats lack the additional edging needed to be regulation. As such, these mats would help provide a necessary buffer and allow us to host more teams in competition.

My Project

This project will benefit our wrestlers now and for years to come. Having a 10 X 10 mat with wrestling markings allows us to show beginning wrestlers all the basics. They can use this space to test out their new understanding of positioning and basic moves. Also, it will serve as a warm-up area and buffer for competitions.

Practice makes permanent and it is necessary for our wrestlers to be able to test out their knowledge in a space that simulates competition.

This mat will provide just that. It is durable and light weight, which easily allows for transport to our various practice and competition locations.

Mr. Grider
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dollamur FLEXI-Connect 10'' x 10'' Wrestling Mat w/ Markings • DICK'S Sporting Goods $579.99 1 $579.99

Materials cost

$579.99

Vendor shipping charges

$58.00

State sales tax

$47.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$723.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.76

Total project goal

$851.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$851.72

3 Donors

-$348.34

Donations toward project cost

-$348.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$441.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$375.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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