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Ms. Mendez from River Grove IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pi Day! Ready, Set, Learn!

My students need ping pong balls, toss rings, ducks and Wiffle balls for our special day!

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a high poverty/low income suburban neighborhood. Many come from single parent homes or are in the care of guardians. The students I work with are fifth and sixth graders.

My students have the strive to learn and the self motivation to try to succeed in everything they do.

Many of them struggle to master grade level concepts due to a language barrier that we try to overcome day to day. They love working on tasks and activities that build their confidence and make them feel empowering and brilliant! Help us by contributing to empower young minds!

My Project

My students are preparing to celebrate Pi day this upcoming March 14th. We are planning to have a school wide Pi-Day Carnival where the entire grades, K-8th, come and play math centered games to win prizes. All the games are run and created by students! Games will be created in both English and Spanish!

This is a great time for my students to show what they know and feel like experts!

This is a fun day where students come to the gym and play skilled based math games and have fun while doing it! Students are looking forward to both participating and running the stands. We need your help to make this day possible for the students with wiffle balls, ping pong balls, ducks and rings to toss. They need something like this to help them feel empowered! Please support our classroom!

Ms. Mendez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 692 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pi Balloons (16 pcs) Assorted Colors by Nerdy Words • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
100 Counts MAPOL 3-Star Orange Practice Ping Pong Balls Advanced Table Tennis Balls • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Nextnol 12PCS Hollow Wiffle Balls,Plastic Baseball,Sport Practice Plastic Baseball,Plastic Softball Set,Poly Baseballs,Multicolored Plastic Baseball,Plastic Softball,Training & Practice Balls • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
SIX VANKA 300pcs 5" Assorted Color Latex Dart Balloons Water Balloon + 8pcs Plastic Darts Bundle for Outdoor Carnival Pop Party Fight Game ¡­ • Amazon Business $15.88 1 $15.88
Royal Consumer 2 Cool Colors Project Board, White, 36 x 48 inches, 6 Count (26790) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Doloburn 10 pcs 5" Plastic Toss Rings for Speed and Agility Practice Games (10 pcs; 5") • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
3" Floating Weighted Duck Set of 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.16 1 $5.16

Materials cost

$109.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.99

Total project goal

$166.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.61

1 Donor

-$166.61

Donations toward project cost

-$141.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.99

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$0.00

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