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Coach Jean from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Eagles Work Hard, Smart, and Together. Join us!

Help me give my students travel gear as well as game time shoes. Many players are borrowing or using shoes that were handed down. We are on pace to play 30 games, and we can use these items!

  • $1,777 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an athletic program, we believe we can build a positive culture at our high school through our various sports. We also believe we can give students a sense of purpose and belonging by getting them involved in not only sports but building a positive image for themselves and the school. Making considerable change in anything is not cheap, but with a few resources we could embark on a life-changing journey that will impact athletes for years to come.

We want to be able to give student-athletes exposure as well as represent GSC and the greater Houston area:

•Provide students the opportunity to explore being college athletes

•Represent GSC around the greater Houston area and beyond

•Build a program that can sustain and attract students to GSC

My Project

The materials listed—shoes, pants, and fleece—will help our program tremendously. New shoes to last the season and warm-ups help us as a competitive varsity team in the Houston, Texas, area. Our goal as players and coaches is to represent our school and city well wherever basketball may take us. However, here at GSC, students are repeatedly reminded that the odds are stacked against them, whether at home, at school, or within social interactions.

GSC has been under-developed, served, and equipped as far as athletics go for the past decade, and we wish to change that.

With no booster club or public funding us, these materials will give our student-athletes the opportunity to not only be competitive but also have the resources to sustain great results for this season and seasons to come.

Coach Jean
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Under Armour Men''s Lightning 4 Basketball Shoes (10) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.97 4 $279.88
Under Armour Men''s Lightning 4 Basketball Shoes (9.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.97 4 $279.88
Under Armour Men''s Rival Fleece Hoodie (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $40.00 4 $160.00
Under Armour Men''s Lightning 4 Basketball Shoes (11) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.97 2 $139.94
Under Armour Men''s Rival Fleece Hoodie (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $40.00 3 $120.00
Under Armour Men''s Rival Fleece Hoodie (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $40.00 3 $120.00
Under Armour Men''s Rival Fleece Fitted Pants (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $37.99 3 $113.97
Under Armour Men''s Rival Fleece Fitted Pants (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $37.99 3 $113.97

Materials cost

$1,327.64

Vendor shipping charges

$132.76

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,510.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$266.53

Total project goal

$1,776.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,776.84

11 Donors

-$762.28

Donations toward project cost

-$647.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$114.34

Matching donations from our partners

-$1,014.55

Match offers toward project cost

-$862.37

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$152.18

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$0.00

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