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Mr. Thompson from Hope Mills NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Success Through Soccer

Help me give my students rebounders, balls and other training equipment to succeed.

  • $985 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have amazing students. Outside of the classroom, I have discovered that many have raw talent in soccer. I decided to start an after-school soccer club. The program runs from October-June. The biggest challenge we face as a team is lack of equipment.

My student-athletes work extremely hard in the classroom and on the field as we emphasize a growth-mindset way of thinking in all that we do.

Although we lack the basic resources (mostly playing soccer in their school clothes and tennis shoes), they never complain and have a blast!

Our school is located in a low-income area in Hope Mills, N.C. Most families cannot afford to purchase soccer training equipment such as soccer rebounders, game balls, and pop-up goals for small sided games. They never ask for anything and would be very thankful for anything they would receive. These student-athletes earn and deserve the same opportunities as those in more fortunate situations able to play at high costs clubs. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

My Project

The donated resources will allow for superb technical and physical training required to be prepared and contend with local competition. My student-athletes work extremely hard in the classroom and on the field as we emphasize a growth-mindset way of thinking in all that we do. Our school is located in a low-income area in Hope Mills, N.C. Most families cannot afford to put there players in the costly clubs. We are asking for the equipment similar to what clubs use to train these students effeciently. We are requesting equipment such as pop-up goals, rebounders, balls and standard game goals. These student-athletes earn and deserve the same opportunities as those in more fortunate situations able to play at high costs clubs. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Mr. Thompson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brine Phantom Soccer Ball (Navy, 5) • Amazon Business $49.99 4 $199.96
SKLZ Quickster Soccer Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $129.99 1 $129.99
SKLZ Quickster Soccer Trainer - Portable Soccer Rebounder Net Works as a Soccer Volley Trainer, Soccer Passing Trainer and Solo Soccer Trainer. 6-Feet by 4-Feet • Amazon Business $107.99 1 $107.99
Quick Feet Trainer Kit • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 1 $99.99
Quick Feet Junior • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 1 $99.99
PRIMED 6''x4'' Youth Soccer Goal • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 2 $99.98

Materials cost

$737.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$57.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$836.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.62

Total project goal

$984.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$984.15

1 Donor

-$493.00

Donations toward project cost

-$419.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.95

match offer

-$491.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$417.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.67

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$0.00

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