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Mr. B. from Junction City OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Throwing it Farther

My students need some new shot puts and discus carry bags.

  • $434 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school's Track and Field teams represent their schools with excellence in athletics and character. They live in a small town and its surrounding rural community. About half of our students are low income. Our schools are among the smallest in our division of competition.

Despite these challenges and a lack of funding, our athletes have been remarkably successful.

Our teams at both schools have produced many district and state placers and champions, most notably the 4x100m boy's team winning the state title last season.

My Project

This past season, many of our shot puts failed to make weight. This happens as they get worn down from the wear and tear of the event. This meant that our athletes found themselves having to throw another team's shot puts.

New equipment always gets kids excited.

They feel more valued and this translates to better performance. Our kids often come from situations where any positive is truly appreciated and can make the difference in a young person's outlook on life.

We could also use a new discus carry bag as ours wore out last season. This will help us transport equipment to and from away meets.

Mr. B.
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Professional 4 kilo brass track shot put. 95 mm. Lathe turned to a perfect sphere. IAAF certified. Best selling and most popular Women College & High School 4 kg brass shot put. 2 year warranty. • Amazon Business $98.00 1 $98.00
12 lb 110 mm turned steel shot put. Ultimate performance & optimum flight. IAAF certified track & field turned steel shot put. Buy quality. Get quality results. • Amazon Business $67.00 1 $67.00
Nelco Competition Shot Put, 4k • Amazon Business $19.83 2 $39.66
12 Pound cast Iron Track Shot Put. Official Regulation Size. Competition Ready. Quality Backed with 2 Year Warranty. • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Girls 4 k 104 mm Shot Put Diameter - Lathe Turned & Balanced - IAAF Certified Competition Model - Premium Quality. Five Year Warranty. • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Gill Athletics Discus Carrier Bag • Amazon Business $15.50 2 $31.00
5.45kg (12lbs) Shot Put, Cast Iron Weight Shot Ball – Great for Outdoor Track & Field Competitions, Practice, & Training by Crown Sporting Goods • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

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