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  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 24 donors
  • $0 still needed

Pickleball Champs

Help me give my students the necessary supplies for an afterschool Pickleball league.

My Students

Our rural, remote, Title I school is very unique. We have students from different backgrounds, cultures, religions, and races. Some students are learning English for the very first time. Some students are very talented when it comes to learning, some require special education, and some students are working their hardest to give their best. Each morning, students greet us and each other with high-fives and hugs. We are truly blessed by the relationships that are built within our tiny community. Our students are the builders of tomorrow: the teachers, scientists, farmers, mothers, fathers, doctors, engineers, dreamers, and doers.

Seeing students engaged and deeply involved in their own education is a great joy to me.

I strive to provide hands-on learning experiences in a safe environment, where students are free to explore, make real-world connections, and see their knowledge grow and expand! Knowing that failing is a step towards success relieves our students from being fearful to try, and great things happen because of their growth mindset!

My Project

Due to our rural area, our school often lacks the extracurricular activities that bigger communities offer. We do our best to engage our students in afterschool activities that they want to participate in and that is where this project comes in!

Students have spoken up and said, "We want an after school Pickleball league!" In this project, we are asking for the necessary equipment to start a Pickleball league.

These items include two Portable Pickleball Net Systems that can be easily put up and taken down, HAIXING Pickleball Balls for indoor and outdoor use, Pickleball paddles and Franklin Sports Pickleball Court Marker Kits to mark our courts. This team sport is engaging and fun for students of all ages and will be open to grades 4-12 to participate in. Please help us become "Pickleball Champs!"

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3.0 Portable Pickleball Net System (Set Includes Metal Frame and Net in Carry Bag) | Durable and Easy to Assemble • Amazon Business $149.99 2 $299.98
Amazin' Aces Pickleball Paddle Set Pickleball Set Includes 4 Wood Pickleball Paddles, 4 Pickleballs, 1 Carry Bag & Guaranteed Fun! | Beginner-Intermediate Racket | Includes Free eBook • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
HAIXING Pickleball Balls, Premium Indoor and Outdoor Pickle Balls – 26 and 40 Holes Durable and High Visibility for Pickleball Games (12 Packs) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Franklin Sports Pickleball Court Marker Kit • Amazon Business $16.52 2 $33.04
Upstreet Wood Pickleball Set by 7 ply Maple Construction | Micro-Dry Racket Grip | Bundle Includes Paddle Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$442.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.37

Total project goal

$595.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.79

23 Donors

-$278.07

Donations toward project cost

-$259.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.60

match offer

-$290.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$246.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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24 donors24 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Dick’s Sporting Goods and 23 other donors.

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