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Mrs. Meza from Aliso Viejo CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Meza's Marathoners

Help me give my students equipment to strengthen their agility and running skills for our upcoming OC Marathon.

  • $323 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is quite diverse both economically and demographically. Our school has a wide range of student abilities and, with 125 students on the running team, the task of meeting all of their individual needs and interests grows in difficulty.

Our students at DJAES have amazing athletic talent and a keen interest in new experiences.

Our running club is a place where students can challenge their physical education skills. What I love most about our students is their interest in perseverance. They want to push themselves, increase stamina, they want to PERSEVERE.

Our goal is for our running team to be a place students can be inspired to persevere and develop new running skills.

My Project

I am a coach for the running team at our school. Our team will practice every week to build their stamina to complete a marathon (or 1/2 marathon). Students are divided into K-2 and 3-5 for one hour trainings per week. Students will not only run and track their distance and time, but will also participate in tag games to help motivate students of a variety of ages to persevere.

Since kindergarten through fifth graders will be participating, we need a variety of equipment to strengthen their stamina, agility, and coordination.

Jumping rope, tag games, and chinese jump rope are just a few excellent exercises to assist with these skills.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nylon Mesh Scrimmage Team Practice Vests Pinnies Jerseys for Children Youth Sports Basketball, Soccer, Football, Volleyball (12 Jerseys) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
American Brasilia Soccer Ball (Lime, 4) • Amazon Business $19.25 2 $38.50
S&S Worldwide Gator Skin Dodgeballs (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $38.40 1 $38.40
Sport Squad Portable Soccer Goal Net Set - Set of Two 4' Pop Up Training Soccer Goals with Compact Carrying Case - Easy Assembly and Compact Storage - Great for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $30.26 1 $30.26
JUMP ROPE CHINESE 16 FEET- SET OF 6 • School Specialty $24.52 1 $24.52
ROPE PHYS ED JUMP ROPE SET/6 ASST COLOR 8 FEET • School Specialty $17.92 1 $17.92
JUMP ROPE 12 FEET DOUBLE DUTCH SPEED ROPE • School Specialty $7.79 1 $7.79
JUMP ROPE SPEED 16 FEET • School Specialty $4.57 1 $4.57

Materials cost

$215.93

Vendor shipping charges

$5.48

State sales tax

$19.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$274.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.43

Total project goal

$322.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$322.84

6 Donors

-$321.07

Donations toward project cost

-$274.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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