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Mrs. Alexander from Newberry SC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pitching Machine

Help me give my students a new batting machine. Ours just broke two weeks ago!

  • $547 goal

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My Students

I have an exciting mix of students from all walks of life. We spend so much time together each day that I really get to know them. My classroom is a ​majority of minority students with 50% African American and 25% Latinx.

I love each and every one of my students so much!

The more difficult they are, the more I love them. My favorites are the ones that most people consider to be challenging. I love kids with spark and moxie!

This project is different than my normal ones. This one is to support our softball team which is critically underfunded!

My Project

We need a pitching machine for our JV and Varsity softball team. Repeated practice helps improve performance and safety on and off the field. Over the next 3-5 years this machine will help over 100 student-athletes!

Please consider helping us get a new pitching machine!

Ours broke two weeks ago and we haven't been able to raise the funds to get a new one. It's very hard to practice batting and fielding without something to hit off of!

We are in a very poor area in the rural south. Finding donors locally is incredibly difficult for us. We rely on donors like you to help get the things we need.

Thank you for your consideration!

Mrs. Alexander
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 100 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Heater PowerAlley 11 Softball Pitching Machine & PowerAlley 22 Batting Cage • DICK'S Sporting Goods $399.99 1 $399.99

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