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Mrs. Cavaco from Fayetteville NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Silence is Golden

My students need tennis balls on the bottom of their chairs to reduce noise and distractions.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of our students do not come equipped with standard school supplies, proper clothes, and online resources.

I teach at a Title I school where over 70 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Our school educates over 600 ethnically and economically diverse students.

Despite so many obstacles, students come into the classroom ready to learn. I have a chance to reach 20 plus students academically and give them what they need to succeed. Success is not measured by where you come from but measured by one's acts to become successful.

My Project

My classroom is in desperate need of some attention. All classrooms come equipped with desks and chairs. However, with all the small moving student bodies, chairs become loud and distracting.

Each time a chair moves a crossed the floor 1 out of 3 children lose their concentration and focus.

It is essential for students to be able to focus on listening to instruction and learning.

These tennis balls will be applied to the feet of every chair in the classroom. This application will reduce the noise in the room significantly. We thank you for maximizing our classroom learning one chair at a time.

Mrs. Cavaco
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grriggles 60 Piece Tennis Ball 2.5" Bulk Bags • Amazon Business $57.20 2 $114.40

Materials cost

$114.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.36

Total project goal

$182.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.40

2 Donors

-$141.20

Donations toward project cost

-$120.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.18

match offer

-$41.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$35.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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