Our boys and girls basketball players are determined and hard working. They put more into learning the game and developing as players more than most. They are all seventh and eighth graders. They are enthusiastic and energetic. We are in a rural area with no outdoor parks or places to play football or basketball except in the school setting.
They want to become better basketball players but do not always have the funds to pay for what they need to improve their skills.
School budgets are spread thin with physical education and athletics the last to receive funding.
Funding for school sports in South Carolina has taken a hit with numerous budget cuts over the last few years. We have to fundraise to get much-needed equipment for all sports with boy girls and boys. Instead of having my kids go door to door, which in this day and time is unsafe, we are writing this grant to try to secure much-needed equipment.
Your girls and boys need basketballs for practice and game this coming season.
Each team will receive 3 practice balls and 1 scarlet game ball which at the end of the season is given as a reward to one player on each team. The basketballs will be used every day in practice for skill development.
With your help, our boys and girls teams can get the equipment they need for this upcoming season.
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