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

Sports for All! (Title I)

My students need tether balls, flag football belts, soccer balls, and soccer goals.

  • $245 goal

This project expired on May 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful hardworking 5th graders that live in a low socioeconomic community in California. Even though they're up against the odds, they show up every day eager to learn and work. My students are still at an age where they are passionate about learning and curious about the world. Being from a poor community, many of my students do not have all the materials they need to be successful. Unfortunately, our school isn't able to provide them with those materials either because of budget restrictions. I believe that students can only succeed if they have the right equipment. As our future workforce, I believe it is imperative that they get the opportunity to use the materials they need to live healthy lifestyles and be physically fit.

My Project

I want to bring team sports back to elementary. I want my students to have all the equipment they need to be able to play sports during recess and P.E. Currently, our schools tether ball courts are missing the tether balls. The soccer balls and soccer goals will allow my students to play soccer during recess. It will also allow me to teach them the fundamentals of soccer during P.E. The flag football belts will allow my students to learn how to play football during P.E. My goal is to give students at my school the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of sports and an opportunity to be physically active during recess and lunch. I believe that sports are a way for students to stay on the right track in school. They're also important because they keep children physically fit.

Mr. Lopez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
14 Player Flag Football Deluxe Set - 14 Belts, 42 Flags, 12 Cones & 1 Mesh Carrying Bag for Flag Football • Amazon Business $25.97 2 $51.94
GoSports Portable Pop-Up Soccer Goal (Set of 2), Red/White, 4' • Amazon Business $44.67 1 $44.67
Macgregor Rubber Soccer Ball (Size 4) • Amazon Business $7.47 4 $29.88
Tachikara FireBall Super-Soft TetherBall with Diamond Textured Cover • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Tachikara FireBall Super-Soft TetherBall with Diamond Textured Cover • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$160.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.63

Total project goal

$244.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.19

3 Donors

-$117.68

Donations toward project cost

-$107.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.15

match offer

-$117.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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