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Mr. Parashis from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Ping Pong Alternative to After-School Blues: We Need Table Tennis--Part 1

The cost of a rollaway table tennis table from Martin-Kilpatric Co. is $2051, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $2,013 goal

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I am a physical-education teacher at Lower East Side Preparatory School in Manhattan, and I am also a coach. In the off-season, there are very few activities for our students to participate in, and I want to create an opportunity for them to engage in an exciting and fun recreational activity. LESP is a school that serves students who all qualify for the free-lunch program. The idea of this project is to set up a table tennis club. If our project is funded, it will give the students at my school an opportunity to participate in a recreational club and competitive table tennis, as well as giving the students an alternative to "hanging around" in the streets. These types of activities are essential for our students because the students live in urban areas that have high crime rates, and the longer we keep the students off the streets by providing after-school activities, the more likely they are to be more successful in life. The first piece of equipment we need is a Centrefold 25 Sky Rollaway table tennis table. This will allow our students to have the right surface to play on. We will be asking for other accessories in other proposals. Funding part or all of this project will guarantee that students will have something to participate in after school. Thank you so much, in advance.

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

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
centrefold 25 sky rollaway blue • Martin-Kilpatric Co. Butterfly $1,499.99 1 $1,499.99

Materials cost

$1,499.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,650.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$362.20

Total project goal

$2,012.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,012.20

44 Donors

-$1,888.39

Donations toward project cost

-$1,725.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$162.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$216.40

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$0.00

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