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Mr. Harris from Brooklyn NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Providing Student-Athletes with Team Gear They Do Not Have!

Help me give my students custom made shirts to build self-worth and team unity throughout our building linked to our basketball team!

  • $1,345 goal

This project expired on September 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

With some of the toughest financial, social and familial backgrounds any of us have ever heard, our students with emotional disturbances, come to school every day looking for normalcy, and a place to build friendships while being a student first and then an athlete. Recently, our basketball athletes have received praise throughout our building as being the first ever team in our school to successfully play a game while visiting another school. Rather than letting my emotionally disturbed students get frustrated or disenchanted, we can come together and make a difference in their lives, while building team pride throughout our school building.

My Project

In every single high school across our country, student-athletes get to wear team apparel that states what athletic team they are on, and sometimes even their position. This is part of what it means to be a high school athlete. Unfortunately, my students, who have limited financial freedom, do not have the means to purchase their own basketball apparel. This limited financial spending power, linked with our tight school budgets does not provide these materials for our students. Together as a community we can rally around my student-athletes and provide them with something that is present in every single high school in our country. Every bit will help raise our school pride, as well as boost the unity among members of our basketball team! One of the things they lacked when they went to play this team, was athletic team apparel to wear before they left our building. As a member of the basketball team that is creating buzz throughout our building, our students asked if they can have basketball quarter zips and unfortunately this is not part of our school budget.

Mr. Harris
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NKBQ5231 • Squad Locker $29.00 25 $725.00
Nike Dri Fit Sport Swoosh Pique Polo w/ Logo • Squad Locker $53.00 7 $371.00

Materials cost

$1,096.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,142.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$201.61

Total project goal

$1,344.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,344.05

1 Donor

-$672.02

Donations toward project cost

-$571.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.80

match offer

-$672.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$571.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.80

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$0.00

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