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  • $398 goal

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  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Two Basketball Stands With Hoops and an Electric Ball Pump

Help me give my students basketball goals and an electric pump so that they can throw a ball into a hoop, and learn the basics of basketball.

My Students

My school has two hundred students. Forty of them are in Kindergarten, the rest in Pre-K. They are full of life! They want to learn everything. They have a million questions, and show that they care about each other, by comforting one who is crying because of a small ( microscopic) booboo on their finger. They are busy trying to learn how to spell, to go to the bathroom independently, to zip up their coats, to stay in a straight line, to eat with a spork, to open their lunch milk by themselves- all of the things that we take for granted that we have already learned .

They learn from us, and from each other.

The teachers in this school are so accepting of the behaviors of each child. Some of them can do independent things, and some cannot even walk without help. There are no social barriers in this school. The students here come from all over the city, and represent every ethnic minority in the world- a true melting pot.

My Project

At present, there is a broken stand with three broken hoops attached. That is all.

When teaching the fundamentals of basketball, it is important to have hoops that re not broken, so that students can throw a ball into a hoop.

Most of the balls are flat. We need an electric pump to pump up the balls so that the students can learn how to dribble. A flat ball cannot be dribbled. The students need to know how to "push" a ball towards the floor so that it will bounce back up to them, and how to handle and aim the ball towards the floor in the correct way.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Basketball Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $99.86 2 $199.72
Deluxe Equipment Inflating Pump • Kaplan Early Learning Company $103.46 1 $103.46

Materials cost

$303.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$337.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.60

Total project goal

$397.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$397.33

6 Donors

-$321.90

Donations toward project cost

-$276.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.28

match offer

-$71.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and 6 other donors.

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