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Mr. Jones from Rochester MN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sports Matter

Help me give my students equipment to help keep the gym clean, and tape for the floor to create sport boundaries.

  • $302 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our mission is to provide a highly supportive learning environment for minority, immigrant, and other students currently underserved in traditional area high schools and greatly underrepresented in the city's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) industries through a challenging program that emphasizes creativity, accountability, ongoing assessments, college-preparation, and high academic achievement.

100% of the students are African-American and receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Many students have been faced with childhood adversity, and many of them are learning the ways of American culture. The students are very motivated and have big goals and dreams.

To help serve the students' goals and dreams, our school is a college preparatory school that has a goal for every student to graduate high school with a high school diploma, and an Associate of Arts degree from our local community college.

My Project

With this project, you will give our fencing team, and basketball team the equipment needed to keep the gym floor clean. Right now the gym is also used as a cafeteria and it does not get cleaned after lunch. The sports teams would like to help the school out and use this equipment to be able to clean the floor before practices,

Sports Matter - Dick's Sporting Good.

The floor tape would give our fencing team the equipment necessary to create the boundaries for fencing strips. Helping with this project will have a huge impact on our sports teams. Thank you for your help!

Mr. Jones
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Evolution Game Basketball, Yellow, Official Size - 29.5" • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
WOD CVT-536 Yellow Vinyl Pinstriping Dance Floor Tape, Safety Marking Floor Splicing Tape (Also Available in Multiple Sizes & Colors): 2 in. wide x 36 yds. (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $10.40 4 $41.60
WOD CVT-536 Yellow Vinyl Pinstriping Dance Floor Tape, Safety Marking Floor Splicing Tape (Also Available in Multiple Sizes & Colors): 2 in. wide x 36 yds. (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $10.40 4 $41.60
Kendal Commercial Maxi Dust Mop Kit (44 Inch) • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
Wilson NCAA Replica Game Basketball, Official - 29.5" • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Wilson NCAA Replica Game Basketball, Official - 29.5" • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99

Materials cost

$223.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$256.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.26

Total project goal

$301.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$301.73

2 Donors

-$140.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

match offer

-$139.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$118.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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