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Mr. Rendon from Los Angeles CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Team Up for Our Elementary School's Boys and Girls Softball

My students need a Batting Cage/Pitching machine combo and baseballs to improve their hitting. I am collaborating with our after school baseball/softball Coach John, to help the students who join the extracurricular Sports Teams.

  • $1,476 goal

This project expired on July 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 30 eager learners who are always ready to learn new things. They enjoy using technology to explore the world of knowledge available on the internet. They aspire to do and learn many new things when they are at school. They attend a low performing, inner-city Title I School, in which 100% of the students qualify for the free lunch program. Regardless of those socioeconomic issues, they always strive to access enriching learning experiences. Each day, they enter our school ready for a challenge and try to do their best work. The children feel excitement when they learn new things.

My Project

Your donations will help our extracurricular sports club. They will help our school's boys and girls softball team improve their hitting with the batting cage and pitching machine combo. When I look out the second story window of my classroom, I can see that the boys and girls work hard after school with Coach John to put together the best team they can. They practice with a bat hitting the ball on the school's baseball area as a team, but they do not get to hone in on their hitting skills. Therefore, I started to think, "What if the school's team had a batting cage?" They might be able to get individually tailored hitting instruction.

By getting one-on-one coaching to improve their hitting at the new batting cage, the School's team will surely hit better and have more fun in their weekend tournaments.

The school's team travels to other local Elementary schools to compete during the weekends. I do hope that the students and Coach John can find support within Donor's Choose to make this dream possible.

With the generous support of Dick's Sporting Goods and Donors who care to make a difference, we can help our Elementary Boys and Girls reach a new level of play on the field. Please support our little champions. Thank you in advance.

Mr. Rendon
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Heater Baseball & Softball Combo Pitching Machine & Xtender 24' Batting Cage - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $899.99 1 $899.99
Diamond D-OB Official League Practice Baseballs - Bucket of 30 - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $114.99 1 $114.99

Materials cost

$1,014.98

Vendor shipping charges

$101.50

State sales tax

$92.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,254.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$221.39

Total project goal

$1,475.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,475.96

2 Donors

-$737.97

Donations toward project cost

-$627.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.69

match offer

-$737.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$627.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.70

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$0.00

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