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Ms. Sierra from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Dream of One Team, the Heartbeat of Millions!

My students need soccer balls, shin guards and soccer uniforms suitable for cold weather to successfully practice for game days and make this season a success.

  • $2,056 goal

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My Students

I work at a Title I school, and it’s almost impossible to receive funds to purchase soccer equipment for the team. More than eighty percent of these students receive free or reduced price lunch. My soccer team is composed of hardworking students who come from low income families; they come from a predominately Hispanic background. We are asking for support to help build our elective teams, such as the soccer program, back up so they have everything they need to continue to have a winning season!

My Project

My soccer team needs new equipment for the upcoming season. The soccer balls, shin guards and uniforms are necessary to teach these young girls the skills of soccer. We're having a tough time practicing and would like to purchase practice hoodies suitable for the cold.

My students live in communities that can easily pressure them to make choices that will affect their lives in a negative way.

Playing soccer is one of the ways many of these students stay out of trouble. In addition, the children's families struggle financially, and it would be a great relief for them to know that their daughters receive the necessary materials for an extracurricular activity. Our school and surrounding areas were also devastated by Hurricane Harvey which caused many losses in our athletic department. We are hoping for support to replenish the necessary items and to continue providing the opportunity for students to succeed.

The soccer balls are needed for practice each day. We also need to shin guards to prevent injuries. Additional team equipment such as the clipboards and backpacks will keep the team organized on game day. We also need a travel bench and a Lamzac to use for recovery during games. Our soccer field is not in the best shape, and we need 4 flags on each corner to be able to distinguish the lines.

Ms. Sierra
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
adidas Team II Speed Sackpack - Black • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.00 17 $374.00
adidas Women's Team Issue Fleece Hoodie - Dgh/Colored Heather - M • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 8 $319.92
adidas Women's Team Issue Fleece Hoodie - Dgh/Colored Heather - S • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 7 $279.93
TravelChair TravelBench El Grande Black 5-Seat Model - Black • DICK'S Sporting Goods $179.99 1 $179.99
adidas Stadium Team Backpack - Black • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 2 $119.98
Fatboy USA Lamzac - Black - One Size • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99
BSN Sports Fiberglass Soccer Corner Flags - 4 Pack - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 1 $44.99
adidas Women's Team Issue Fleece Hoodie - Dgh/Colored Heather - L • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 1 $39.99
Nike Strike Soccer Ball - Purple - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $30.00 1 $30.00
CoachDeck Instructional Soccer Drill Cards - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
adidas Messi Q4 Soccer Ball - Black - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
DICK'S Sporting Goods Soccer Coach's Clipboard - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
Nike Pitch Training Soccer Ball - Black - 5 • DICK'S Sporting Goods $16.00 1 $16.00
adidas Messi 10 Lesto Soccer Shin Guards - Red - S • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.99 1 $14.99

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