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Coach Sloan from Havelock NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pickleball Hmm - Something to DINK About...

Help me give my students the equipment to play pickleball. The fastest growing sport is a welcome addition to our PE curriculum.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach students in middle grades six through eight. My students work hard in school to make good grades. They value education and encourage each other to perform to their highest potential.

The majority of my students are from an active military family which helps them to adapt to changes very well.

My students come from all over the United States and are very accepting to new students which helps them make the transition to a new school so much easier. Our class motto is "Today my job is to be better today than I was yesterday".

My Project

My students will have the opportunity to participate in one of the fastest growing sports. Pickleball has taken the world by storm and is a great way to exercise and socialize.

Pickleball is a lifetime sport that our students can play well beyond school in fact it is the fastest growing sport among seniors.

This sport can help bridge the gap and bring multiple generations together for fun. The students will learn the skills and strategies necessary to be successful at the game. The students will learn how to serve, volley, lob, and of course dink. They will apply these strategies in games.

Coach Sloan
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 550 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Franklin Sports Pickleball-X Tournament Net • DICK'S Sporting Goods $159.99 1 $159.99
Franklin X-40 Performance Outdoor Pickleball Balls- 12 Pack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 1 $34.99

Materials cost

$194.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.90

Total project goal

$286.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.01

4 Donors

-$143.00

Donations toward project cost

-$121.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

match offer

-$143.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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