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Mr. Toilolo from Kahuku HI is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Need Basketball Gear to Keep Them Active!

Help me give my students much needed basketballs, pinnies for scrimmages, and a bag for storage!

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This group is positively one of the most resilient groups of kids I've worked with in all my years of being an educator. Living in rural parts on our island in Hawaii, my kids are able to live without the luxuries of working facilities, functioning equipment, and a sufficient amount of technology. At our Title I school, my kids are faced with financial challenges at a young age. They "make do" with what they are given and rarely do they complain about the condition of the facilities and/or equipment. My class has the potential to motivate and inspire students through exercise and physical fitness and is one of the few classes that promote movement throughout the entire period!

My Project

Let's give our students something positive to do with their time after school! Our younger generation is constantly having to compete with how to use their time wisely. Basketball is a sport that transcends all nations, continents, and people. There are so many people throughout the world who enjoy this team sport on a daily basis. I'd like the students at my school to join in on the fun with equipment that will help them learn the fundamentals of this great universal sport.

Student athletes should be given the best opportunity to thrive in all aspects of physical fitness, team sports, and of course academics.

I wish for these student athletes to have the proper equipment and enough equipment for them to practice and build their skills of the game. The intent is to allow the students to use the equipment during practice, scrimmages, and drills to build their skills, knowledge, and love of the game of basketball.

Mr. Toilolo
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson NCAA MVP Official Basketball w/ Pump (29.5'''') • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.49 10 $124.90
DICK''S Sporting Goods Adult Reversilble Mesh Pinnie (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.99 8 $119.92
DICK''S Sporting Goods Youth Reversible Mesh Pinnie (XL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 9 $116.91
Baden Ball Bag • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$391.72

Vendor shipping charges

$58.76

State sales tax

$17.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.87

Total project goal

$592.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.47

3 Donors

-$297.00

Donations toward project cost

-$252.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.55

match offer

-$295.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$251.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.32

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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