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Mr. Till from Stockton CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shooting for Success

Help me give my students an archery backstop curtain, a couple of targets, some forearm guards and a long bow to enhance their archery experience.

  • $1,333 goal

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My Students

My students attend a continuation school in a high-crime area. Most of them are from low-income households. Many of them have lots of drama in their lives and their lack of motivation in the past has contributed to poor academic success.

Interesting activities often spark a renewed interest in education that puts them on the right path for a successful life.

They really appreciate being able to do special activities, that usually, only the comprehensive school sites that they came from, are able to fund.

My Project

Our school has not had a sports team since I have been here. We are too small and have no budget to compete in football, baseball, soccer or basketball. An archery team is attainable. Our last project got us started and the students love it. We need an official NASP curtain to be eligible for tournaments. We have a few archers that are too tall for our bows so a long bow will serve them well. Forearm guards will keep everyone comfortable. A couple more targets will allow us to spread out and give everyone more shooting opportunities. The equipment should last a long time allowing students here to develop a tradition for years to come.

Please help us improve our archery program to foster self-discipline in our students and pride in our school and community.

Students will learn the value of encouraging each other to strive to work hard to be consistent and efficient in developing their skills. These qualities will help them to become productive citizens now and after their high school years.

We are off to a great start. We just need some additional equipment to allow us to compete and enjoy outdoor recreation and the benefits of working together as a team.

Mr. Till
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BCY Archery Backstop Netting, White, 10x30-Feet • Amazon Business $459.99 1 $459.99
Morrell Supreme Range Field Point Bag Archery Target - for Adult Bows with NASP Scoring Rings • Amazon Business $119.99 2 $239.98
SAS Spirit 66" Take Down Recurve Bow with Black Limbs (18 Lbs., Right) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
SinoArt 68" Takedown Recurve Bow Adult Archery Competition Athletic Bow Weights 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 LB RIGHT HANDED Archery Kit (RIGHT HAND 28 LB) • Amazon Business $95.99 1 $95.99
SAS 8" Armguard Archery Bow Range with 3-Strap Buckles (Red) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
YLS Archery Recurve Bow Stand Rack Holder Legs 18.9" Height Blue Color • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Allen Company Mesh Archery Armguard, Medium • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97

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