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Coach Watkins from San Diego CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There's No Place Like Home! (Plate Mats)

Help me give my students these Turf Home Plate Mats so they will have a solid base to practice on.

  • $950 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a math teacher but I am also the high school baseball coach for a large public high school in California. My students are bright, kind, and motivated. I am proud to be a part of this school and the baseball program. My baseball players come from a variety of backgrounds and interests but all benefit from the experience of being a part of the program.

A quality baseball program promotes leadership skills, teamwork, discipline, provides friendships, and keeps them bonded in school.

My Project

Hitting is worked on at every practice - whether it's off a tee, soft toss, or live pitching. It's an incredilbly important part of the game and requires hundreds of reps.

These Turf Home Plate Mats will be used every time we practice batting and will provide the strong footing the players need.

Not only do the players benefit from the footing these mats provide, but they also protect our home plate area from getting completely dug out from overuse. In addition to using these for our batting stations, these mats can also be used in our bullpens. These mats are just an incredibly useful tool that all our players will use every single practice.

Coach Watkins
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trigon Sports Pro Baseball Turf Home Plate Mat, 6' x 12', Green • Amazon Business $351.30 2 $702.60

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