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Ms. H. from Memphis TN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Serve It up for Badminton

Help me give my students badminton equipment to bring exposure and excitement to a sport they have never experienced.

  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has over 350 students and we have such a wonderful school environment. We are a very low income school district and the students are beyond excited to get some of the opportunities our school provides. As with an unfortunate number of schools across the country, the physical education department is not at the top of many people's priority list. We must look to unique ways to acquire those items.

My students are eager, have lots of energy, and need opportunities to grow and learn in a fun and healthy environment.

They can take the knowledge they gain at school, and take it home to inspire their families to get up and move.

My Project

The badminton equipment (racquets & shuttlecocks) will benefit all students at our school. Most of our students have never been exposed to badminton coming from the inner city and the equipment I have requested will introduce children to a sport they have never played. All students should have the opportunity to participate in an activity regardless of their socioeconomic status. This project will provide them with this opportunity.

Each new skill or game our students learn, provides them with another opportunity to find a physical activity that they enjoy and continue beyond school days.

Students should also be able to hear instructions when they are outside, which is why the megaphone is so important. Students will be able to hear regardless of where they are standing outside. The cones will be used to set boundaries for the badminton courts.

All students should have the opportunity to participate in an activity regardless of their socioeconomic status. This project will provide them with this opportunity. Lifetime of fitness is the goal of our program and badminton is a great opportunity to reach that goal.

Ms. H.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 368 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sportime Complete Sport Badminton Kit, 25 Pieces • Amazon Business $94.49 3 $283.47
American Educational Products Plastic Cones, 15", Assorted Colors, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $31.58 3 $94.74
Pyle Megaphone Speaker PA Bullhorn with Built-in Siren - 50 Watts Adjustable Volume Control and 1200 Yard Range - Ideal for Football, Soccer, Baseball, Hockey and Basketball Cheerleading Fans and Coaches or for Safety Drills (PMP52BT) • Amazon Business $51.72 1 $51.72
12-Pack Advanced Nylon Feather Shuttlecocks,77 Grains-High Speed Badminton Balls (Yellow,Nylon) with Great Stability and Durability,Indoor Outdoor Sports Hight Speed Training Badminton Shuttlecocks • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Duracell Procell Alkaline Batteries 24 C Batteries • Amazon Business $20.69 1 $20.69

Materials cost

$480.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$517.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.38

Total project goal

$609.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$609.18

1 Donor

-$609.18

Donations toward project cost

-$517.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.38

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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