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Mr. Demeritte from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sports Matter

My students need basketballs,soccer balls and dodge balls to play sports at recess and after school.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school will prepare 100% of our scholars for high school in hopes of them all graduating high school and moving forward to college and career readiness.

Our mission is to increase high school graduation rates by providing a supportive and flexible learning environment that challenges every learner to find their voice and to exercise choice as they design their own pathways to success.

Our school implements a different teaching/learning model based on the processes that lead to growth. Our students belong to underserved communities in West Philadelphia.

My Project

We have almost no sports equipment for our students to use to keep active before school, after school and at recess. Just simple things like basketballs would get so many kids up and active. They can play games instead of being inactive. They can also use the soccer balls to play indoor soccer on rainy days. They normally play dodge ball but their resources are old and cannot last much longer. New dodge balls would be appreciated.

It is important for my students to learn to play games together and learn about good sportsmanship on and off the court.

These simple supplies will help out so many kids.

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

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This project will reach 125 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding 71024 NBA Street Phantom Outdoor Basketball, Neon Green/Black • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Wilson Killer Crossover Basketball, Lime/White, Youth 27.5-Inch • Amazon Business $9.97 4 $39.88
Wilson Clutch 28.5 Inch Pink/Black basketball, Intermediate Size • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
8.5 Inch Playground Balls, Dodge Balls, Kickball's (Set of 6) with 1 Hand Pump, Sports Balls, 250 Grams solid and safe • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
American Brasilia Soccer Ball (Lime, 2) • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
Plastic Flying Discs (Set of 6), 9-Inch • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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