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Ms. Wallace from Oakland CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Slam Dunk With New Basketballs!

My students need basketballs for our after-school program when playing outside!

  • $1,171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students and families speak Spanish, Mam, Tongan, Arabic, Tagalog, Karen, Karenni, Nepali and Chinese. Since 45% of our students are English Language Learners, we have a rich academic program to meet their language needs. Our newcomer program serves up to forty students in our community who have moved here in the last year and speak little English. We also have a rich African American student population that thrives at our school.

Our students reflect the neighborhood's diverse immigrant and minority populations.

Throughout the year, we have cultural celebrations to celebrate the histories, cultures, and accomplishments of our diverse student population. While 96% of our students are socioeconomically disadvantaged, we are rich in so many ways.

My Project

Our students strive to excel in school, and in after-school, they continue to set their goals and achieve! In our after-school program, students spend a rigorous hour doing their homework, before moving on to their elective course. In between, they also get free time! One of their favorite activities is to play basketball on our after-school basketball team.

We need new basketballs to allow students to play and have fun.

Basketball is their favorite activity out on our courts and I can't tell you how much it would mean to them to have enough basketballs for everyone to play (right now we only have about 5!) and practice.

Thanks in advance for your support!

Ms. Wallace
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding NBA Cross Court Official Basketball (29.5) - Brown • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 40 $799.60

Materials cost

$799.60

Vendor shipping charges

$79.96

State sales tax

$73.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$994.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$175.54

Total project goal

$1,170.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,170.25

4 Donors

-$576.30

Donations toward project cost

-$504.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.44

match offer

-$576.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$489.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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