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Mrs. Ganczewski from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Swims and Fins

Help me give my students swimming equipment, such as hand paddles, fins, and pull buoys to help them succeed in their swimming career.

  • $1,673 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are exceptional young men and women, who are extremely smart and talented. These young men and women have come such a long way in such a short period of time, not only in the pool but academically. These young adults have shown grace under pressure and have accomplished a lot. My students are not just athletes, they are student athletes striving to do their best athletically and academically. My students are great in all that they do at school.

My Project

Please help my student athletes in their swimming training. We are in need of hand paddles, fins, swim bags and pool buoys. This type of equipment will help my students in their training to become better swimmers. My student athletes work hard at swimming and deserve nothing but the best. I believe with your help we can achieve our goals this season. These student athletes work hard every day in their academics and athletics and need your help in succeeding towards their next set of goals. Please find it in your hearts to help our school succeed. We thank you in advance for all of your support.

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Mrs. Ganczewski
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Speedo Ventilator Mesh Equipment Bag, Black • Amazon Business $13.50 25 $337.50
FINIS Forearm Fulcrums Sr • Amazon Business $19.79 10 $197.90
TYR Stryker Silicone fin Swimming Equipment, Clear, Medium • Amazon Business $28.07 6 $168.42
FINIS Foil Monofin (Large) • Amazon Business $75.99 2 $151.98
FINIS Foil Monofin (XL) • Amazon Business $70.54 2 $141.08
Speedo Team Pull Buoy Training Aid, Black, One Size • Amazon Business $12.67 10 $126.70
TYR Stryker Silicone fin Swimming Equipment, Clear, X-Large • Amazon Business $27.76 3 $83.28
TYR Stryker Silicone fin Swimming Equipment, Clear, Large • Amazon Business $27.32 3 $81.96
Contour Swim Paddles Hand, Swim Training Hand Paddles with Adjustable Straps, Swimming Hand Paddles for Women and Men • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
FINIS Wave Monofin Replacement Strap • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$1,370.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,421.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$250.82

Total project goal

$1,672.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,672.14

6 Donors

-$1,672.14

Donations toward project cost

-$1,421.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$250.82

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$0.00

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