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  • $249 goal

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Mr. Braddock
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Puma Chess Club

My students need a dozen chess sets (with some spare pieces) to create a chess club.

My Students

Our students lack an afterschool activity which challenges their intelligence and enhances the skills necessary for success in math, science, and more.

Our school is one of the largest in the state, and our scores in Algebra and Biology are behind.

We lack an afterschool activity which is both appealing and educational. Chess is an activity which I experienced first-hand as a youth myself and I know it helped me and will help others with their math and science skills. The game promotes stressing and enhancing problem solving and critical thinking skills which are skills which are essential to being a successful college and career-ready student. Fourteen students attended the initial interest meeting, and others mentioned to me their interest.

My Project

With the 12 chess sets and spare pieces I am requesting, students will be able to enhance their learning and help the community. There has already been interest in going out to local libraries to promote involvement in the school and visit local elementary schools to teach younger students how to play chess.

Chess is a game that is over 1000 years old.

It takes minutes to learn and years to master. It enhances learning and becomes a lifelong activity. Please give my students the opportunity to discover this incredible game.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnet Free Chess Set with 2.5-inch Kings • Cannon Sports, Inc. $12.25 12 $147.00
Classic Chess Pieces with 2.5-inch Kings • Cannon Sports, Inc. $7.45 1 $7.45

Materials cost

$154.45

Vendor shipping charges

$15.44

State sales tax

$9.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.32

Total project goal

$248.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.80

4 Donors

-$124.40

Donations toward project cost

-$105.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.66

match offer

-$124.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 4 other donors.

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