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Ms. Oberkreser from Tallahassee FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Swim Fins for Swim Fun!

My students need TYR Flexfins Swim Fins for practice so they can become stronger swimmers.

  • $416 goal

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My Students

I work in a Title I high school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. The majority of our students do not have the funds to pay for sports equipment necessary for swim team training. They say it takes a village, and these kids need a village.

We have a diverse population of students, being a minority-majority district, and they are faced with many challenges that come with being economically disadvantaged.

They are dedicated to their sport, but lack access to the necessary resources to take their talents to the next level.

My Project

We are building our school swim team from the ground up and we need everything from towels to pull-buoys and swimsuits to fins, to keep our kids working out in the pool and warming up on the deck. Many of our young swimmers are new to the sport and do not have access to a pool, nor do they have any of the equipment necessary to train harder and at a more competitive level.

By having a team set of swim fins, we can make sure our swimmers have the proper gear for effective training that will make them stronger and more competitive in the pool.

Ms. Oberkreser
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 420 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (XL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 2 $58.00
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 2 $58.00
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 2 $58.00
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 2 $58.00
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (XXL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 1 $29.00
TYR Flexfins Swim Fins (XS) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.00 1 $29.00

Materials cost

$290.00

Vendor shipping charges

$29.00

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$353.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.36

Total project goal

$415.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$415.71

7 Donors

-$207.84

Donations toward project cost

-$176.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.17

match offer

-$207.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$176.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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