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Ms. Britton from Brooklyn NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle School Volleyball Club

Help me give my students the equipment they need to become successful student athletes!

  • $757 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are truly representative of the beautiful borough of Brooklyn. They are a diverse group of hard working, dedicated, ambitious young women attending one of the city's few-but-proud all-girls public schools.

We are a small, tightly knit community, where everyone really gets to know one another.

Many of our students come to us in grade six and stay with us through high school graduation.

The young people I work with are some of the kindest, most creative, open-hearted, and open-minded people I've ever been privileged to come to know.

My Project

Ms. Liberman and I are starting a middle school volleyball club here at our school in Brooklyn. Middle school sports are a chance for students to learn how to put community over competition and deal with disappointment in a healthy way. We hope to support students with some quality volleyballs and safe equipment so they can participate fully.

Middle school sports allow students to build problem solving abilities, self esteem and physical fitness.

Research demonstrates a wide range of positive outcomes for children who are physically active, including higher academic achievement, higher likelihood to attend college, increased success in the workplace, lower heath care costs, and decreased risk for obesity and other health problems (Aspen Institute Sport for All Play for Life; Menestrel & Perkins, 2007; Barber et al., 2001; Eccles et al., 2003; Eccles & Barber, 1999).

Ms. Britton
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tachikara REC-NET Recreational Volleyball Net • DICK'S Sporting Goods $74.99 2 $149.98
Tachikara SV18S Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 5 $149.95
Porter Deep Volleyball Ball Cart • DICK'S Sporting Goods $98.00 1 $98.00
Tandem Volleyball Net Tension Straps • DICK'S Sporting Goods $17.99 4 $71.96
Tachikara Volley-Lite Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 2 $69.98
Molten Camp Recreational Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $16.99 2 $33.98
Spalding Extreme Pro Outdoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost

$603.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$642.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.45

Total project goal

$756.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$756.34

5 Donors

-$379.00

Donations toward project cost

-$322.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.85

match offer

-$377.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$320.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.60

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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