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Ms. Brown from New York NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sweating From Home With YOGA MATS!

Help me give my students yoga mats to support staying active from home!

  • $483 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Daily half-hour Zoom classes in all forms of physical activity to keep students active is the new norm for our high school semester-long dance course. While our school is located in Central Harlem, my students are located in four boroughs across New York City, currently the center of the pandemic. Over the past 7 weeks, I have noticed that most students do not have fitness equipment in their homes, and I would love to equip them with basic fitness gear that would allow us to expand our range of what is accessible in terms of types of movement we can explore.

My Project

These yoga mats will be shipped directly to my students, who I anticipate will share them with family members and siblings to maximize use. All freshmen and sophomores at our high school are enrolled in either Dance I, Dance II, Gym I, or Gym II. For these courses, they sign into Zoom four times a week for half an hour each (from over 12 sessions offered each week) to work out, get sweaty, and stay active. Since we are located in Harlem, distance learning isn't going to be over anytime soon.

Please consider supporting future yogis and fitness enthusiasts with the gift of a long-lasting yoga mat that they can use now and in the future!

Ms. Brown
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Natural Fitness Eco-Smart Yoga Mat-3mm - Light Blue (Multiple Colors Available) $14.99 5 $74.95
Lifeline Natural Fitness Eco-Smart Yoga Mat-3mm - (Multiple Colors Available) $14.99 5 $74.95
Lifeline Natural Fitness Eco-Smart Yoga Mat-3mm - Green (Multiple Colors Available) $14.99 5 $74.95
Lifeline Natural Fitness Eco-Smart Yoga Mat-3mm - Indigo (Multiple Colors Available) $14.99 5 $74.95
Lifeline Natural Fitness Eco-Smart Yoga Mat-3mm - Black (Multiple Colors Available) $14.99 5 $74.95

Materials cost

$374.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.42

Total project goal

$482.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$482.79

4 Donors

-$303.89

Donations toward project cost

-$258.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.58

Matching donations from our partners

-$178.89

Match offers toward project cost

-$152.06

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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