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Ms. Towns from Nashville TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The New and Improved Volleyball

My students need a volleyball cart to hold our volleyballs.

  • $174 goal

This project expired on July 18, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited about being able to play volleyball in our newly remodeled gym. Due to our outdated gym floors, it has been over a decade since a volleyball game has been held at our school. We are ready to bump, set, and spike in our gym.

My middle school contains a lot of school spirit.

We are located in the middle of a low income neighborhood with surrounding colleges and universities. Our school is known for helping kids excel academically no matter where they are grade wise. Our teachers are a close knit family, and love working with our diverse group of students.

My Project

Because we haven't had a volleyball game at our school in over a decade, we don't have any official equipment. We have used trash cans to store our balls. Balls are the only thing we have used for practice besides the old PE tires holding up a net. Since we are now ready to invite others into our newly remodeled gym, it's time to update any equipment we did use for practice. The trash cans have to go. With a new cart, players will feel a since of pride and not embarrassment as we store balls during game warm ups. Other teams will have access to a cart that is easier to grab balls out of vs. digging down in a trash can to reach balls.

Volleyball equipment is expensive, especially when we had nothing to start with.

The donations will help us get a little closer to finally building a more consistent volleyball program at our school. Besides the fact that we have not been able to run a consistent volleyball program at our school, it is still a very loved sport.

Ms. Towns
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mikasa BCH-NAV Hammock Ball Cart (Navy) • Amazon $115.99 1 $115.99

Materials cost

$115.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.07

Total project goal

$173.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$173.80

3 Donors

-$150.41

Donations toward project cost

-$147.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.39

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$0.00

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