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Mr. Meekins from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Philly Public School Boys Lacrosse Team Gearing-Up For Success

My students need gloves and sticks. Unlike other games lacrosse is played not simply with hands and feet but with a tool “the crosse” and gloves are a needed part of handling that tool as well.

  • $2,069 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Boys Lacrosse team is located in a public high school in Philly. They are dedicated and have a strong desire to grow in their sport. They come from many backgrounds and experience levels. Our focus on success relies on developing sportsmanship, athleticism, finesse, and camaraderie. Our program continues to be a competitive one and it is because our school has energetic students with grit. We are very diverse group united by sport and healthy competition. With your help we can equip ourselves and begin the season in 2018 ready to succeed.

My Project

They need well balanced sticks and gloves to practice with so that they are able to familiarize themselves with the tools of their sport. These are essentials. When athletes have their own stick and gloves it becomes an extension of them. These pieces of equipment will make the sport more personal to them.

With each new project our team becomes more whole.

We are a Title 1 school with amazing students who show a great deal of desire and resolve. We are constantly in preparation for the next season and looking like a team and practicing with the proper tools will give us an extra boost of confidence when we take the field.

Mr. Meekins
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Warrior Men's Burn Lacrosse Gloves - Blue - M • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 8 $639.92
Warrior Men's Burn Lacrosse Gloves - Blue - L • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 8 $639.92
STX Men's Proton U on Hammer 7000 Complete Defense Lacrosse Stick - White • DICK'S Sporting Goods $89.99 3 $269.97

Materials cost

$1,549.81

Vendor shipping charges

$154.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,758.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$310.24

Total project goal

$2,068.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,068.28

12 Donors

-$1,029.14

Donations toward project cost

-$900.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.87

match offer

-$1,009.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$857.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$151.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.00

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$0.00

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