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Mr. V. from Fresno CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Water Polo Caps to Include New School and More Students.

Help me give my students a team set of custom water polo caps.

  • $2,285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Coming together from every walk of life, students at my school come from a huge array of socioeconomic backgrounds from all over one of the larger cities in California. Our school boasts busing from around the district, and many of the students (and indeed the school itself) are located in one of the poorest and most polluted zip codes in the country.

One of the greatest gifts we can give each student is the ability to learn and acquire skills that will not only help them achieve their goals, but also to know enough to be able to dream big lofty goals and realize they have what it takes to accomplish their goals and dreams.

Families are encouraged in the learning process as well; our district offers parent classes regularly in the area, as well as provides a medical clinic within walking distance from the school. Additionally, all students receive free meals, and receive the opportunity to participate in extra curricular clubs and tutoring after school daily. Our school truly provides numerous opportunities for all students to succeed!

My Project

This project will replace our team water polo caps to be inclusive to the new middle school that is now joining our regional team. Up through this year, our middle school was the only school in our district with a water polo team. As such, our caps are branded with our specific school name and mascot, and we competed with schools outside of our school district. This project will allow my team to purchase a new set of water polo caps that will be branded under our Regional header, to allow students joining us from a neighboring region middle school to feel part of the team.

Your generous donation will allow students from a neighboring regional school to join our water polo team, affording them an opportunity to participate in a great sport that would not have otherwise been an option.

Coming in to a new sport at a different school is difficult enough without the equipment being branded with the name and mascot of the other school.

Thank you for your consideration and support.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cranium Shield (Water Polo Cap) • MonsterPolo.US $27.00 64 $1,728.00

Materials cost

$1,728.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$158.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,942.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$342.71

Total project goal

$2,284.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,284.74

1 Donor

-$647.34

Donations toward project cost

-$647.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$1,523.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,294.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$228.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$114.24

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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