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Mrs. Montgomery from Long Beach CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pickleball Makes a Comeback!

Help me give my students pickleball paddles, balls, and nets to participate in pickleball teams after school!

  • $390 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low socio-economic urban area in Long Beach. Many of our students live in overcrowded spaces, some are even homeless or live in shelters, and are unable to go outside and move freely because of safety issues in our neighborhood.

Despite hardships that they face at home, these students come to school with a positive attitude and a smile on their faces!

They show up eager to learn and interact with their teachers and fellow students.

My students make me look forward to coming to work every day. Their curiosity and enthusiasm are just infectious and they make me want to give the world to them!

My Project

I am looking to start a low impact after-school sport that is easy for students to learn and encourages teamwork and healthy competition. Since we do not have a large outdoor area, I need a sport that doesn't take up a lot of space.

Pickleball teams would be a perfect organized sport for our upper grade students to belong to after school.

I would be using pickleball paddles, balls, and nets to organize four rotating teams of four pickleball players, to provide equal chances to participate.

Pickleball paddles, balls, and nets would provide a great team sport for them to play because it is easy to learn, safe, and would promote cooperation and competition!

Mrs. Montgomery
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 36 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Verus Sports TG415 Deluxe Portable Pickleball Set (Includes 4 Pickleball Paddles, Balls and Net) • Amazon Business $68.11 4 $272.44

Materials cost

$272.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$24.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.49

Total project goal

$389.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$389.95

1 Donor

-$194.97

Donations toward project cost

-$165.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.24

match offer

-$194.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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