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Mr. Shanahan from Lowell MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Penguins, Scooters, and Fleece Balls

Help me give my students brand new Physical Education equipment to enhance learning!

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am lucky to work in a school where I teach over 500 students who are extremely diverse and simply amazing. A full 80% of our students fall below the poverty line and face a number of challenges at home and at school. We also have students who are new to the country and come from all over the world.

These students overcome obstacles with great motivation and a positive attitude.

They impress the teachers each day as they walk into school smiling and happy. They are loving, kind and appreciative. I want to provide these kids with the best opportunities; they truly deserve it.

My Project

The materials selected for this project will help enhance student learning in Physical Education classes. Students will use the rubber penguins and fleece balls for unique and exciting throwing & catching activities. Scooters will be added to accommodate with growing classes sizes, allowing all students to participate appropriately.

With over 500+ students it's important to supply adequate equipment so that all students can participate in vigorous Physical Education classes.

Thank you for your consideration and donations!!! I'm positive that my students will be excited to add new equipment to their classes and look forward to a future of fun activities.

Mr. Shanahan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 500 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCOOTER CONNECT-A-SCOOTER 16 INCH BLUE • School Specialty $27.04 2 $54.08
RINGS DECK TENNIS MULTI COLORED EACH • School Specialty $3.54 12 $42.48
TOY RUBBERLIKE PENGUINS SPORTIME SET OF 6 • School Specialty $37.98 1 $37.98
POM PONS 90MM ASSORTED COLORS - SET OF 36 • School Specialty $12.77 1 $12.77

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