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Ms. Swederski from Orlando FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Olympics Team Aiming for Gold!

Help me give my students and athletes the equipment they need to bring home the gold medal at states!

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am the Special Olympics coach at my high school. My athletes have physical and intellectual disabilities which makes participation in sports difficult without extra support. We offer bowling, basketball and track & field with various modifications to support students individual needs. Some students use a ramp for bowling, throw a tennis ball or softball instead of a shot put or compete in wheelchair races. They are always so proud of their accomplishments and love to bring their ribbons and medals to school to show their friends!

My Project

Donations for this project will support athletes on the Special Olympics team. This team is comprised of individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. As teams are self-sufficient, it is required to reach out for donations or fundraise to get new equipment. Our basketball team has qualified for states the past 6 years and our track relay teams have placed 1st at states 2 years in a row. We are one of the most successful sports teams at our school and plan to keep promoting the mission of Special Olympics. The equipment your donation will fund will support state champions in Special Olympics to continue working towards their goal of gold!

Ms. Swederski
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Worth 12 USSSA Hot Dot Slow Pitch Softball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $6.99 5 $34.95
Wilson Killer Crossover Basketball, Red/White, Official - 29.5" • Amazon Business $9.97 3 $29.91
DICKS Sporting Goods Team Soccer Ball Bag • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 1 $24.99
Adorox 12 Pack Adult - Teens Scrimmage Practice Jerseys Team Pinnies Sports Vest Soccer, Football, Basketball, Volleyball (6 Red and 6 Blue) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Super Z Outlet 7.5" Bright Neon Colored Orange, Yellow, Red, Green Cones Sports Equipment for Fitness Training, Traffic Safety Practice (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Gamma Bag of Pressureless Tennis Balls - Sturdy & Reuseable Mesh Bag with Drawstring for Easy Transport - Bag-O-Balls (18-Pack of Balls, Yellow) • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
DICKS Sporting Goods 7-Piece Inflation Kit • DICK'S Sporting Goods $11.99 1 $11.99

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