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Mr. Rivas from Riverview FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

No Excuses, Let's Play

My students need sports equipment to expand the way they think about being fit and healthy.

  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are ascending a peak in physical education. Learning important lifetime fitness skills now will provide a healthier lifestyle in the future and provide the world with health literate citizens.

Our children come from many backgrounds and the diversity makes teaching and planning fun, trying to engage every student.

Some come from different countries displaced by natural disasters, others come from military families and stay for a short time, and some may also come from migrant workers that work the local fields and then they are off to the next venture.

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My Project

Students can be very creative with excuses on how they do not want to participate, but when you have so many options we could limit that and help students explore different avenues.

If we give them the ball my hope is that they run with it and teach others.

We advocate a healthy lifestyle with low impact games such as Slammo, which can be played in a very small area, and also using the correct equipment for flag football, such as pylons and apparel that mimics the pros. What we are trying to achieve is that there are always options to offer students other than the traditional route.

With your help, we can bring small group activities that will help the students sharpen each other's skills, as well as explore up and coming popular sports including street hockey and lacrosse, but to increase play we need the requested barriers to control the area of play so students will not chase the balls all over the place. Our goal is to explore games that students would not get to try without joining some kind of expensive league, as well. Thank you for your time.

Mr. Rivas
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 299 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shield Multi-Purpose Barriers (8-Pack) • Amazon Business $126.02 1 $126.02
GoSports Slammo Game Set (Includes 3 Balls, Carrying Case and Rules) • Amazon Business $30.72 4 $122.88
Champion Sports Soft Lacrosse Set: Training Equipment for Boys, Girls, Kids, Youth and Amateur Athletes - 12 Aluminum Sticks and 6 Vinyl Balls for Indoor Outdoor Use • Amazon Business $98.96 1 $98.96
Sportime 1478713 Flag Football Belts, Small, Red/Yellow (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Crown Sporting Goods Anchorless Weighted Football Pylons (Set of 4), Orange • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
EXERCISE CARDS BODYWEIGHT Home Gym Workout Personal Trainer Fitness Program Guide Tones Core Ab Legs Glutes Chest Bicepts Total Upper Body Workouts Calisthenics Training Routine • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
WristCoaches QB Wrist Coach - Playbook Wristband (Adult - Black) - Heavy Duty Football Wristbands for Men with Three Playsheet Compartments - Perfect for Flag Football and Tackle Football • Amazon Business $9.59 2 $19.18
Fitdeck Exercise Playing Cards for Guided Fitness Equipment Workouts, Speed Ladder • Amazon Business $16.90 1 $16.90
Coast Athletic Flying Disks Super Set - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88

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