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Mr. W. from Amsterdam NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Throwers Need Equipment

Help me give my students new track throwing equipment and a tent bag to help transport our tent.

  • $553 goal

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My Students

AHS is a high needs school with a very diverse population. There are about 1,200 students enrolled in the school. The school has about a 30% population of Hispanic students. We have many students who speak English as a second language. While some students are middle class, many of our students live in poverty. Since so many students are below the poverty level, every student receives free lunch. Our school is a close-knit community but needs financial support to help our students succeed.

My Project

This summer we had an athlete on the track and field team build a new shed for his eagle scout project. The shed is going to house throwing equipment as well as other meet management equipment. After building the shed the coaches and athletes noticed we do not have shot puts for indoor track. These indoor soft shot puts have a life of about 1 season. Last season the shots started to crack.

Our throwers have worked very hard in the past several seasons and need new equipment to compete with the best throwers in Section 2 Track.

The team is also in need of a new bag to carry our tent to cross country and track and field meets.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
New - Competition 12 Pound Indoor Soft Shell Shot Put (Track and Field Equipment for Less Backed by a 3 Year Warranty) • Amazon Business $93.00 2 $186.00
Best selling Boy's Middle School 8 lb indoor soft shell track & field shot put. Quality backed 2 year warranty. Most popular 8 lb indoor shot put decades on. A Coaches favorite 8 lb shot. • Amazon Business $72.00 2 $144.00
Impact Canopy Roller Bag for Pop Up Canopy Tent, Wheeled Storage Bag with Handles for 10 x 20 Canopy - Roller Bag Only • Amazon Business $75.00 1 $75.00
Competition Shot Put Carrier • Amazon Business $14.00 2 $28.00

Materials cost

$433.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$469.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.85

Total project goal

$552.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$552.35

3 Donors

-$277.00

Donations toward project cost

-$235.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.55

match offer

-$275.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.30

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$0.00

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