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

Student Athletes Building Their Futures - Title I

My students need new soccer balls and two portable soccer nets.

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from wonderful families that work several jobs to provide shelter, food, and safety. The kids come to school every day aware that statistics prove the odds are against them, but knowing that their teachers and school community will do anything to give them a fighting chance to succeed. They are loving, hard-working, determined, creative, and enthusiastic. They have the biggest hearts, most curious minds, and abilities that are parallel to none. They deserve the entire world and then some!

My Project

My students are wonderful young men and women that live in a low-economic area. Most of my students live in the apartment buildings surrounding our school campus and don't have a safe place where they can play together after school.

Their passion for playing soccer knows no limits, and they often beg to play during PE and after school.

The problem with that is that our school only has two 3' x 4' soccer nets and a few old kickballs. The students do the best they can with our old equipment, But it really doesn't provide an authentic experience. I would love to supply them with a more realistic soccer experience and encourage some fun-loving, hard-working student-athletes to play at school rather than sit at home playing video games.

These new soccer balls and larger soccer nets would help support their love of the game and support the school's cause of keeping our youngsters safe and engaged in healthy cooperative activities.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PRIMED 12'' x 6'' Instant Soccer Goal • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 2 $199.98
Franklin Competition 100 Soccer Ball with Pump Set - 6 Pack (5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $54.99 2 $109.98

Materials cost

$309.96

Vendor shipping charges

$31.00

State sales tax

$28.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.29

Total project goal

$475.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.26

5 Donors

-$225.23

Donations toward project cost

-$204.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.00

match offer

-$234.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$199.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.04

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$0.00

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