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Mrs. McMullen from Miami FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shooting for Success

Help me give my students the necessary equipment to properly teach them the sport of basketball.

  • $936 goal

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My Students

Our school is a Title I school in which more than three-fourths of our student population lives below the poverty level. I coach 15 amazing student-athletes in the sport of basketball! These young ladies are faced with so many challenges and influences from their impoverished community, but they don’t allow that to stop their goal of playing basketball at the collegiate level. They hold one another accountable on the court and in the classroom and they strive to do their best academically.

These student-athletes can take their basketball game to the next level with the proper training and equipment to hone their craft.

I see them improving on their basketball skills each year through their record, but our growth has been limited due to minimal resources.

My Project

Our team is in need of more basketballs and other training aids to practice and compete. We are trying to increase the number of players this year so getting this support will allow us to have less downtime when a basketball is in everyone’s hands.

With your support, these athletes can reach their full potential and be the best version of themselves on the court.

Our program needs basketballs to execute various drills with more repetition, dribbling goggles so that players can practice dribbling without looking down at the basketball, training markers will help them with agility by getting to different shot locations, the coaching board gives them experience with x’s and o’s, and the solo assist trainer helps them with their passes. Due to financial restraints, some of the players cannot afford the ankle braces so this will definitely benefit them.

Mrs. McMullen
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding TF-1000 Classic Basketball (28.5") • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 6 $329.94
McDavid 195 Ankle Brace w/ Straps (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $33.99 6 $203.94
SKLZ Solo Assist Basketball Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $119.99 1 $119.99
Spalding Dribbling Goggles • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 5 $49.95
Sport Write Pro Basketball Coaching Board • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
SKLZ Shot Spotz Basketball Training Markers • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

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