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Ms. Koch from Valparaiso FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are The Falcons

Help me give my students the basic football equipment in order to be prepared for a fantastic season.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are the second largest school in our district that directly impacts our military community along with low income and ESE communities. We house grades PK-8 in our buildings, including the second highest population of special needs children, ESE children, and children who have a father, mother, or both parents in the military. This makes us a population that serves military families and military students. Our school directly impacts the military community it is built around. These demographics make our school a very diverse population.

Our school is also a Title I school, which means the majority of our students receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

Some are displaced while others are homeless. To give these students the opportunities they all deserve, we must provide a quality learning environment. Being Title I, those essentials are few and far between. Our students are bright, they are resilient, and they strive to be the best they know how to be, but they also want to be more than that. It is our responsibility to make those things happen to them no matter what it takes.

My Project

Our kids come from a very low economic background. Everyone makes the team. As we are very small in stature team our kids do not get to play in our slotted division due for their own safety. However, our kids continue to flourish, practice hard and play hard against the teams they are allowed to compete against. We have several kids with special needs on our team. They have had many victories and some defeats but in the end, continue to stand proud of who they are and what they have overcome. The football team would love to have these few pieces of equipment to make them feel more like a valued and respected team. The bag would help them carry all of the donated footballs, the kickoff tee would allow them to practice and have a tee on their side of the field and the training football on a stick would help them with agility and learn movements on the field. These few pieces would mean that someone out there believed in them as all of us who proudly wear the mascot. These kids deserve a chance to shine as this most likely will be their only opportunity to play a team sport. Thank you!

Ms. Koch
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BSN Sports Football Bag • Amazon Business $53.30 1 $53.30
BSN Sports Pro Down Snapper Stick • Amazon Business $39.19 1 $39.19
Champion Sports Football Kickoff Kicking Tee, Standard 1" • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58

Materials cost

$105.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.11

Total project goal

$160.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.76

2 Donors

-$80.37

Donations toward project cost

-$68.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.05

match offer

-$80.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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