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Mr. Genchev from Baltimore MD is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Volleyball Team: Creating Social and Physical Skills for Life 2

Help me give my students volleyballs, net, and antennae to be able to practice and compete!

  • $934 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in an underserved community. They are smart, athletic, and curious. They welcome and enjoy new activities, sports, and games. Last year I introduced volleyball to my middle school grades and my student's, especially the girls, started asking me to start a team.

This school year we started our volleyball team and as of today, we have 16 girls in the team.

We train hard, we signed up for a spring tournament, and we need sports gear to be successful!

My girls are attending training three times a week before school at 7:30-8:30 am. Some of them had to be up by 5:00 am and switch two buses just to attend their training. Their commitment has inspired me to invest my personal funds, but I need your support in order to make sure my girls have everything they need to feel comfortable while practicing and competing.

Finally, practicing and competing will provide our students with the opportunity to attend the best high schools in Baltimore and increase their chances to acquire college scholarships.

My Project

Dear Donors,

These resources will support our students not only to prepare and be successful in competitions but to develop discipline and social-emotional skills that will support them in their life journey.

Your financial support will improve our student's chances to attend better high schools and acquire college scholarships. Also, being in our program is an honor. We keep our students responsible for their behavior and grades to ensure their success in the long term.

Finally, my goal is to create a positive relationship with my students and part of it is to show them how much I personally and the society cares about them. Thank you so much for your support!

Mr. Genchev
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tachikara SV-5WSC Indoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 10 $449.90
Tachikara PV-NET Professional Volleyball Net • DICK'S Sporting Goods $179.99 1 $179.99
Tandem Collapsible Volleyball Net Antennae • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$709.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$793.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.96

Total project goal

$933.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$933.08

2 Donors

-$418.00

Donations toward project cost

-$355.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.70

Matching donations from our partners

-$515.08

Match offers toward project cost

-$437.82

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.26

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$0.00

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