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Ms. Doyle from Haverhill MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No More Noisy Chairs!

My students need a classroom with minimal sensory distractions. Tennis balls create an easy solution! They provide padding to chair legs and reduce the distracting chair noises.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a low-income, ethnically diverse school. Many students qualify for free lunch and breakfast. It is necessary that the first standard I value in my classroom is safety, support, and structure. As a teacher, I have to expand my creative growth by creating hands-on lesson plans that engage young minds but do not hurt the tight budget.

The students of this school have become my passion; I strive to bring experiences to children who lack prior-knowledge but deserve the same opportunities.

Every child deserves a wonderful education regardless of socioeconomic status. I want to help these children succeed!

My Project

I work in an old and beautiful school building which has lots of charm. It has its original wooden floors which have buckled over time. This creates an uneven surface. Even the slightest movement of a chair can cause a loud noise!

To a child with sensory issues or ADHD, a classroom full of moving chairs can be crippling to their academic success.

Even with noise-blocking headphones, many of my students still complain about the dragging metal legs onto the uneven floors. It simply is an unnecessary distraction! Tennis balls would add the perfect amount of padding to eliminate all of the extra noise. This project would not only help my current students but for many classes in the future!

Ms. Doyle
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GAMMA Pressureless Tennis Ball Bucket| Case w/48 Practice Balls| Sturdy/Reusable/Portable Bucket to Replace Less Durable Tennis Mesh Bags| Ideal For All Court Types| Gamma Premium Tennis Accessories • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
GAMMA Pressureless Tennis Ball Bucket| Case w/48 Practice Balls| Sturdy/Reusable/Portable Bucket to Replace Less Durable Tennis Mesh Bags| Ideal For All Court Types| Gamma Premium Tennis Accessories • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$119.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.78

Total project goal

$178.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.55

4 Donors

-$163.77

Donations toward project cost

-$151.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.78

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$0.00

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