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  • $1,200 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Hazard
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Volleyball: A Lifetime Sport!

My students need a volleyball target challenger, two volleyball carts, a bungee blocker, spike trainer, Tandem volleyball pals, and other training tools.

My Students

Our high school volleyball team is passionate about their sport. The girls have helped out with the 3rd -5th grade volleyball camp, because they want the little kids to love volleyball as much as they do.

These girls are great team players and academic standouts.

We have a very small high school in a rural area, in a high-poverty area of southwest Michigan. Our community loves their sports, and they come out in droves to cheer these girls on. Our school has made it possible for our student body to attend our sporting events for free. This helps keep costs down so that whole families can afford to come and cheer our girls on. Also, the team has an annual car wash to raise funds and have sold cookie dough. They are eager to work hard to earn money so our teams can have nice things like jerseys, equipment, knee pads, ankle braces, and shoes.

My Project

The girls will use these materials to "up" their game. The bungee blocker will help the girls improve on their hitting skills. They will learn how to get around a blocker and how to place the volleyball. Along with hitting skills, if we had a spike trainer the girls could really improve on their approaches to hit the ball and their timing. The target challenger will greatly improve our passing and setting. Also, athletes can use this when they do not have a partner or are working on their skills individually. The pass rite volleyball trainers will be great to teach beginner volleyball players to pass the ball with correct form. Also, our team will have access to equipment that larger schools have to train with. They will be able to be proud of their improving skills, which will help them win more matches. This will, in turn, get the town excited and bring in more families for a fun family night.

Your donation to this project will improve the level of skills in the team sport of High School Girls' Volleyball at our school.

It will teach them that continued hard work and practice will make a difference in their skills. They need to continue their hard work, they just aren't there yet. With a donation to this project, the kids will also be taught about giving back. When they leave this school, they will remember what someone did for them. They will, in return, "Pay It Forward"!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tandem Volleyball Target Challenger • DICK'S Sporting Goods $299.99 1 $299.99
Baden Perfection Portable Volleyball Cart • DICK'S Sporting Goods $109.99 2 $219.98
Tandem Volleyball Pal • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 5 $99.95
Tandem Volleyball Bungee Blocker • DICK'S Sporting Goods $98.99 1 $98.99
Tandem Volleyball Spike Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $88.99 1 $88.99
Tandem Pass Rite Volleyball Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 3 $59.97
Tandem Coach''s Deluxe Volleyball Clipboard • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$887.86

Vendor shipping charges

$88.79

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,019.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$179.99

Total project goal

$1,199.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,199.96

11 Donors

-$582.34

Donations toward project cost

-$509.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.35

match offer

-$599.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$509.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Dick's Sporting Goods and 11 other donors.

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