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Coach Marks from Holly Ridge NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Re-Build the Bulldogs!

Help me give my students new baseball equipment that was ruined by Hurricane Florence.

  • $3,511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am one of a group of coaches that have the privilege to coach high school baseball to an amazing group of young men between the ages of 14 to 18. These baseball players are constantly working on becoming better players and people everyday.

Baseball: Increases Coordination, Teaches Working with a Team, and Baseball is Timeless!

These young men are a special group of kids that work extremely hard at everything that they do. We want them to excel not only in the classroom but on the diamond by becoming superior teammates and exceptional leaders. Our students come from working-class families. Many of these families come from the fishing industry or serve our country in the military.

My Project

When our project is funded, it will allow our team to help get through the Hurricane Florence recovery of our baseball field quickly! The hurricane ruined our equipment and with your help we will be prepared to start the season with a well practiced team.

With this new equipment our Bulldogs will be prepared to start the season!

With new baseball equipment we will have the opportunity to practice in safe baseball cages. With your support we will also have a chance to replace the bases and pitching rubber that have been ruined by the hurricane. We just want an opportunity to have the right equipment to be successful!

Coach Marks
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jugs N1005 #1 Standard Batting Cage Net (381 lb.) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $865.00 2 $1,730.00
Schutt Jack Corbett MLB Hollywood Base Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $289.99 1 $289.99
Schutt Hollywood Bury-All Home Plate • DICK'S Sporting Goods $149.99 1 $149.99
Schutt Hollywood 4-Sided Professional Pitching Rubber • DICK'S Sporting Goods $149.99 1 $149.99
Schutt Impact Throw Down Official Base Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $129.99 1 $129.99
Schutt Ground Anchor Mounts - Set Of 3 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $25.99 1 $25.99

Materials cost

$2,475.95

Vendor shipping charges

$247.60

State sales tax

$193.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$37.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,983.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$526.55

Total project goal

$3,510.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,510.36

9 Donors

-$2,808.00

Donations toward project cost

-$2,386.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$421.20

match offer

-$702.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$597.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.35

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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