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Mr. Tobias from Pharr TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tennis for Everyone

My students need tennis balls, over-grips, and cones for drills and target practice.

  • $500 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2018.

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My Students

My athletes walk into the tennis courts every day full of life, ready to practice, and excited for the day's drills and games. I often pass by the tennis courts on Saturdays and I'll see a big chunk of my athletes practicing.

I teach at a Title I school in Texas where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Their parents focus on the essentials.

We are lucky because our athletic department has provided us with the essentials for our program. Despite many financial hardships, my athletes are always eager to practice and do their best. I want my athletes to be able to enjoy the game of tennis without having to worry about the financial aspect. This beautiful game should be enjoyed by everyone.

My Project

As our sport's popularity continues to grow in our High School our budget doesn't. Most of our budget is allocated to providing students with rackets. We are financially unable to purchase some essential equipment such as tennis balls and cones.

Tennis should be a sport for everyone.

Other schools allocate their resources to purchasing tennis balls, for us since our students have a very low income we must help them out by purchasing the tennis rackets.

My students are passionate about this sport, but without practice equipment, we can't accomplish our goals. The tennis balls will give my team the ability to practice throughout the entire season. I want to build a team and show them they can succeed despite being financially challenged.

Mr. Tobias
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Penn Championship Ti Tennis Balls - 20 Can Pack - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 4 $239.96
GAMMA Supreme Overgrip Pro Pack - 30 Pack - White • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 2 $69.98
GAMMA Tennis Disc Cones - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $10.99 4 $43.96

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