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Mr. Lester from Sultana CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivation for our Girls to Play Softball

My students need 4 new softball batting helmets to compete this season.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in a very poor rural area. A majority of our students come from low-income households, and all students receive a free lunch and breakfast on campus. With that being said, our students don't have the ability to play any type of organized sports, due to fees for recreational sports being so high. So the only time they have a chance to play organized sports is at our school, and as a school we want to provide the best equipment possible.

My Project

Our student-athletes will be using these softball helmets for our upcoming season. Our girls will be traveling around our area to compete in games and tournaments. Unfortunately, our old helmets have been used past the expiration date, and need to be replaced.

I want our girls to have a sense of pride when they walk on to the diamond, and I think adding new softball helmets would boost their motivation.

I want our girls to get off the bus knowing they have the proper, up to date equipment that is needed to compete at the highest level. Our softball girls deserve to have the new and up to date equipment and I hope you will be the one to provide that for them. It will be greatly appreciated.

Mr. Lester
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rawlings Sporting Goods Highlighter Series Softball Helmet, Matte Scarlet • Amazon Business $28.70 4 $114.80

Materials cost

$114.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.71

Total project goal

$184.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.73

3 Donors

-$92.36

Donations toward project cost

-$78.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.85

match offer

-$92.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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