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Coach Wilkie from Boiling Spgs SC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Girls and Boys Basketball Teams Need Equipment

Help me give my students, both boys and girls' teams, need 3 practice basketballs and 1 game each to compete this season.

  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

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.

My Project

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.

Coach Wilkie
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Indoor Game Basketball, Intermediate - Size 6 • Amazon Business $54.95 3 $164.85
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Official - 29.5" • Amazon Business $54.95 3 $164.85
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Scarlet, Official Size -29.5" • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Scarlet, Intermediate Size - 28.5" • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$449.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$518.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.42

Total project goal

$609.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$609.46

2 Donors

-$304.00

Donations toward project cost

-$259.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.10

Matching donations from our partners

-$303.69

Match offers toward project cost

-$258.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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