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Coach Klem from Aurora CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students wrestling shoes to compete on a varsity and junior varsity wrestling team.

  • $882 goal

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My Students

The Aurora central wrestling team is a dedicated Family of Trojans devoted to one another. Each member is committed to overcoming adversity,working hard,and most importantly, taking pride in what they do. Our team’s two seniors are each a reflection of these values. Competing in the shoes holes and hand me down head gear neither qualified for state last year, after devastating loses. They both entered the off season lacking confidence and feeling defeated, In addition they were now with out a head coach, and therefore without a sense of direction. But the new season brought a wind of refreshment with a new coach. Although practice was tougher physically and mentally. At one point, one of them said, "I don't think I want to wrestle anymore coach." And now, after winning both of his first two matches of his senior year season, he has shown what it means to overcome adversity, work hard, and have pride, the true qualities of being a Trojan. These are the types of leaders that our wrestlers have to look up to on the Aurora Central wrestling team.

Please donate to our program.

All proceeds will go to uniforms, travel expenses, team clothing, wrestling shoes, daily operations.

My Project

Many of our athletes don't have the necessary shoes to compete in a junior varsity or varsity setting for wrestling matches. Daily I coach practice without my own shoes because I have to loan my shoes out to kids because the athletes do not have shoes.

Our plan is to lend the shoes out for the athletes to use during the season to help give our students an opportunity to compete.

The goal is to remove the added stress of not having to find their own shoes without the common support many students athletes usually have.

These shoes will not arrive for this season, but our plan is to be more proactive aiding our students going forward.

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Coach Klem
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (10.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 3 $149.97
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (9.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 3 $149.97
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (11.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 2 $99.98
adidas Men''s HVC 2 Wrestling Shoes (6.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (12) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (7.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99
ASICS Men''s Matflex 5 Wrestling Shoes (8.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99

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