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Mr. Hernandez from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strength is Life

My students need this equipment to focus on their strength and conditioning to help them take the next step which is receiving a soccer scholarship.

  • $377 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Predominately lower income Hispanics make up 85% of our school. Many live in multi-family homes where extended families share one small house. We are in the highest bracket for free and reduced lunch in our district. Our school district gave free lunch to every student through October to help reduce expenses as we rebuild due to the natural disaster (Hurricane Harvey). Every single athlete was impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Two days after the worst of the storm our high school team started volunteering to local assistance such as Red Cross. Dozens of athletes came up to help distribute clothes, meals, or play with children.

My Project

This equipment will make a huge difference in my athletes. We will get to focus on their strength and conditioning to help them take the next step which is receiving a soccer scholarship. All of my athletes have never step foot in a gym before and I am also trying to change that so that we can have a culture of healthy athletes. We will have set days to focus on our strength and conditioning and teach them how to properly use the equipment and maintain it in excellent conditions. In addition, this equipment can also be utilized by the other two sports in our school, basketball and softball. They also have no access to a gym/workout equipment since our school doesn't have any.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETHOS 15m Battle Rope - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $149.99 1 $149.99
P90X 20 lb Pro Grip Slam Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 2 $109.98

Materials cost

$259.97

Vendor shipping charges

$26.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.45

Total project goal

$376.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.32

1 Donor

-$376.32

Donations toward project cost

-$319.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.45

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$0.00

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