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Coach Watson from Gaithersburg MD is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Track & Field Looking to be Competitive

Help me give my students /track team new equipment that can help them be competitive!

  • $794 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are very diverse. They come from many different countries around the world. Some by choice and some not by choice. They are looking for an opportunity!

Our athletes deserve good equipment, their diversity should not hold them back from the goals they set as a team.

They are great kids that want a fair chance to compete!

When we host meets at our school they should not be sad or embarrassed about the equipment they have. They want to show people they are good and at their school PRIDE is big...they just need a little jump start with equipment.

My Project

We have starting blocks that are 14years old and are rusty. Our tape measures have tape on the end to extend it so it's complete. We have a rubber discus that is not allowed in the region and state competition. All this new equipment will help with pride in our track program.

We are a title 1 school with 80% free and reduced lunch.

Most of the school resources go towards educational equipment which is great, but athletics also help build school pride and a sense of community.

We are in need of new equipment. Our track team has the opportunity to win a state title. Old equipment won't help us reach that goal as quick. Our school needs something like this to come together as a community. The new equipment will instill that want and pride.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Champion Pro Track Starting Block • DICK'S Sporting Goods $139.99 2 $279.98
Nelco 1.6K Challenger Discus • DICK'S Sporting Goods $63.99 2 $127.98
Nelco 1K Laminated Olympic Wood Discus • DICK'S Sporting Goods $40.99 2 $81.98
Champion 400'' Open Reel Measuring Tape • DICK'S Sporting Goods $34.99 2 $69.98
Gill Running Batons - 8 Pack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$599.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$674.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.10

Total project goal

$794.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$794.00

3 Donors

-$555.00

Donations toward project cost

-$471.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.25

match offer

-$239.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$203.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.85

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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