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Mrs. Balzano from New Haven CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Athletes Need to Drink Water!

Help me give my students water bottles for their sports team so they can access water during a game.

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an educator teaching in a high need, low-income based inner-city school. We have amazing students that may have hardships based on learning disabilities, financial hardships, and many other unforeseen circumstances.

I have students of various abilities between 5th through 8th grade and new experiences will provide each of these students with so much.

My goal is to provide age-appropriate educational or sports-related materials to enhance the quality of their education. I would be very grateful for any donation, no matter how small.

My Project

I would love your help in providing reusable water bottles for our in-need basketball team. We have assembled a basketball team for our high-need school in New Haven. The boys and girls have pulled together a team but no one has water bottles or access to cold water during the game. I think a set of water bottles that the team can use during the game will be helpful and a way that the community can give back to low-income high-need athletes. Your donation will be an essential need for these athletes and a chance to teach them about donations and paying it forward. SPORTSMATTER

Mrs. Balzano
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nalgene Everyday Tritan 32 oz. Wide Mouth Water Bottle • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.99 15 $164.85

Materials cost

$164.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.82

Total project goal

$232.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.14

2 Donors

-$100.16

Donations toward project cost

-$98.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$116.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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