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Mr. Ostrozovich from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Equipment for the LMSA Boys Track Team

Help me give my students new starting blocks and discuses for this season's competitions. From season to season, our equipment goes through normal wear and tear which sometimes makes them unusable when we go to meets and invitationals.

  • $716 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is a selective enrollment math and science academy located in West Inglewood and my students commute from all over the south side to come here.

With the financial status looming in public education, I want to ensure my students know that they are a priority.

My students are sixty-nine percent African American, twenty-six percent Hispanic and most qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. They are hardworking and determined to reach their goals. They challenge themselves and they like to be challenged in every way possible

My Project

Thank you for visiting our page! I am the assistant track and field coach at LMSA in the Englewood neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. My team is in desperate need for new starting blocks and discuses to be used in both practice and competition.

Currently, we only have one discus that is usable for competition and not enough starting blocks for the number of runners on the team this year.

Once a discus becomes too worn, it is not eligible to be used at meets and in the past we've had to resort to borrowing equipment from other teams.

If this project is funded, both our runners and throwers will have enough equipment for the next few seasons. Thank you for your help!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gill Athletics Collegiate Starting Block • Amazon Business $163.00 2 $326.00
Eastern Atlantic New - NFHS Black Speckled 1.6 Kilo Discus Brass Rim Yellow Center (88% Rim Weight) • Amazon Business $100.00 1 $100.00
Eastern Atlantic New - NFHS Red Prism 1 Kilo Discus (93% Rim Weight) • Amazon Business $97.00 1 $97.00
Pgzsy 6 Pack Multi-Function Electronic Sport Stopwatch Timer, Large Display with Date Time and Alarm Function,Suitable for Sports Coaches Fitness Coaches and Referees • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Port a Pit Shot And Discus Carrier • Amazon Business $9.23 2 $18.46

Materials cost

$569.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$607.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.29

Total project goal

$715.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$715.27

3 Donors

-$356.00

Donations toward project cost

-$306.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.65

match offer

-$354.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$301.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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