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Mr. Steele from Charleston WV is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New name, new change, same tradition

Help me give my students a fun and exciting year of Girls middle school volleyball. With the change of a new school name, many challenges will arise. These items will be marked with Our new school name!

  • $1,606 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students and athletes are from SJMS. We are a team that has an average team GPA of 3.2. With your help, we are looking to provide the essentials for our Girls basketball program this year.

"We believe in taking the correct steps necessary in becoming better persons in our schools, homes and community".

Our motto is "strive everyday" which means we are constantly striving to become better at what we love everyday. Basketball is a tool that helps develop revealed character.

My Project

This year is our Girls basketball team will be a part of the first ever season as West Side Middle School. Our county board approved the name change over the summer break from formerly known Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.

Because of the new name all material that was marked Stonewall Jackson will have to be replaced with West side middle school.

This is a hard task that can be accomplished by the help of others and the love that is shared by individuals and corporations. While we rename our school we will remember the generous donations received by wonderful individuals.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKLZ Basketball Dribble Stick • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 3 $299.97
Spalding TF-1000 Classic Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 2 $119.98
DICKíS Sporting Goods Courtside Traction Mat • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 2 $119.98
McDavid HEX Extended Leg Sleeves - Pair - S • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 3 $119.97
McDavid HEX Extended Leg Sleeves - Pair - M • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 3 $119.97
SKLZ Heavy Pro Resistance Band • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 2 $79.98
SKLZ D-Man Defensive Mannequin • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 1 $69.99
DICKíS Sporting Goods Youth Reversible Mesh Pinnie - L • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
Spalding NBA Cross Court Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 2 $59.98
Fitness Gear 12 lb Medicine Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 1 $54.99
Fitness Gear 10 lb. Medicine Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99
Fitness Gear 8 lb Medicine Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 1 $44.99
SKLZ Kick-Out Basketball Return Attachment • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
SKLZ Medium Pro Resistance Band • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
SKLZ Light Pro Resistance Band • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
Everlast Boxing Hand Wraps (3-pack) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$1,314.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,364.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$240.78

Total project goal

$1,605.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,605.20

5 Donors

-$741.93

Donations toward project cost

-$714.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.00

match offer

-$764.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$649.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$114.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$99.16

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$0.00

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