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Coach Dorrough from Gilmer TX is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Swing Away

Help me give my students the essentials that are needed for softball and baseball.

  • $1,385 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in large part from disadvantaged families. Although this is the case, they always work hard. Students that may come from less privileged families face many different challenges. This does not mean that they do not put forth the same effort in the classroom or on the field.

My Project

These items are necessary for our teams to be able to play spring sports. The new bats are for the softball and baseball teams so that they can succeed on the playing field. The glove will be for any player who either does not have a glove for themselves or someone who has a worn-out glove that could use a new one. Providing our players with the newest bats guarantees that they will be set up for success during this season. We always want to set our athletes set up to be the best they can.

Coach Dorrough
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 125 students.

14 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EASTON GHOST ADVANCED -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat, 32/23, FP20GHAD9 • Amazon Business $449.95 1 $449.95
Marucci CAT9 CONNECT -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat, 2 5/8" Barrel, 32"/ 29 oz • Amazon Business $399.95 1 $399.95
WILSON 2022 A2000 1786 11.5" Infield Baseball Glove - Right Hand Throw • Amazon Business $279.95 1 $279.95

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