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Mr. Myrick from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Restoring Baseball and Softball at Harding Middle School

My students need gloves, balls, batting tees, and training equipment to help them succeed on the baseball field. Thank you in advance for your support.

  • $419 goal

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My Students

In efforts to continue to build our baseball and softball program at Harding Middle School, we are looking for equipment that our students can use to enhance their athletic abilities.

Our students are a great group of kids, they walk into our school every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day and ready to hit the practice field so they can excel in sports.

Working in inner-city Philadelphia where equipment and resources are limited. Many of our students-athletes don't get to experience the things a lot of other students in more prosperous schools do because they simply don't have access to it. My students-athletes are DESERVING and should be able to experience the same activities that their counterparts in other schools and communities do.

My Project

A lot of our students do not have the necessary resources to be able to provide proper baseball and softball equipment. We will use the gloves, batting tees, training equipment during practice and during the games. They will also be used by kids in the future. The district does not provide enough funds for us to properly equip our baseball or softball team. It would be very much appreciated if you could help our students obtain the necessary equipment.

They will be using the materials for games and practices.

Our goal is to improve the equipment for our baseball and softball teams. We have been playing with old equipment for years and would like to have some of the same upgraded equipment as the other schools we play. Practice is difficult when we do not have enough good practice balls for everyone and we only have one good team bat that was donated. We are also going to share our link on social media and share it with friends and family in order to spread the word.

This project is important to our school and community because we do not have many resources to invest into our program and every little thing will help our student-athletes.

Mr. Myrick
Grades 6-8
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 30 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKLZ Lightning Bolt Pro Pitching Machine - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99
Rawlings 12.5" Renegade Series Baseball/Softball First Base Mitt - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99
Rawlings Player Preferred Wheeled Bag - Red • DICK'S Sporting Goods $45.99 1 $45.99
adidas OSFM Matte Triple Stripe Batting Helmet - Red - One Size Fits Most • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.98 3 $44.94
Schutt 24 Spike Install Official Pitching Rubber - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 1 $24.99
Easton Fence Bat Rack - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
Franklin 12.5 Field Master Series Glove - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
DICK'S Sporting Goods Pitch Counter - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 1 $9.99
DICK'S Sporting Goods Baseball/Softball Scorebook - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.99 1 $5.99

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