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Mr. Antzis from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Men's Volleyball Uniforms Desperately Needed!

My student athletes need 17 new volleyball uniforms to compete with a high level of pride and confidence.

  • $1,768 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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What a strange power there is in clothing. -Isaac Bashevis Singer The most dedicated volleyball players in the city deserve to look as great as they play. As a special education teacher and devoted volleyball coach at a predominately low-income, under-funded high school, it becomes necessary that I attempt to dignify our hard working student athletes by outfitting them in current, new men's volleyball uniforms.

Due to a struggling school system, hard economic times, and ridiculously high fees for transportation to athletic events, no money remains to replace the obsolete uniforms currently worn by the junior varsity mens volleyball team. These uniforms are well over 5 years old and look even older. They fail to reflect the amount of hard work these young men dedicate to their team. The varsity coach and I ask much of our student athletes. We practice twice a day: before school at 6:30 am, and after school for an additional three hours. Our athletes are asked to challenge and commit themselves to our rigorous, rewarding program. We demand dedication, respect, punctuality, hustle, and most of all, a sense of team. We will never put students' names on the back of uniforms. We want to emphasize that whatever they do on the court and off represents our team, the athletes, the school, and the coaches. When we make sacrifices as a team and for the team, we become better athletes and human beings.

In an attempt to honor our dedicated athletes, I am asking for assistance in outfitting our students with 17 new volleyball uniforms. Dressed in black Mizuno jerseys with purple accent and black shorts, our student athletic attire will reflect the tremendous commitment they have made to our team, the coaches, the school, and themselves.

Your help will undoubtedly raise our team's confidence, energy, and dedication. You will become our partners in instilling a sense of responsibility and pride for those most deserving.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Men's Mizuno National IV Volleyball Short • $32.99 8 $263.92
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 6 $251.94
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 5 $209.95
Men's Mizuno National IV Volleyball Short • $32.99 6 $197.94
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 3 $125.97
Men's Mizuno National IV Volleyball Short • $32.99 3 $98.97
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 1 $41.99
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 1 $41.99
Men's Mizuno National IV Short Sleeve Volleyball Jersey • $41.99 1 $41.99

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