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Mrs. Daves from Lafayette AL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Softball!

Help me give my students the training equipment necessary to play softball. We need bats, balls, and a batting cage.

  • $725 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is filled with brilliant students that are not always afforded the opportunity to shine. Our school is a Title I school located in a small rural town in Alabama whose economy was once fueled by the textile mills.

100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Despite the economic challenges that our students have, they continue to work hard and persevere. Our parents, teachers, and members of the community all work together and do what they can, sometimes it's just not enough.

My Project

Softball is new to our girls. Our girls want to play and love the game; however, they lack equipment and the skills necessary to successfully compete.

We love Softball!

Our girls work hard, practice extra, and give it their all but we have only won one game in the past two seasons. We need bats, a batting cage and balls so that we can practice and learn the skills we need to play and successfully compete in games.

We have the support from the school, community and parents; however, we do not have the equipment necessary to practice fundamentals such as hitting.

Mrs. Daves
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Heater 22 PowerAlley Home Batting Cage • DICK'S Sporting Goods $249.99 1 $249.99
Louisville Slugger Proven Fastpitch Bat 2018 (-13) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $99.99 1 $99.99
Rawlings Storm Fastpitch Bat 2017 (-13) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 1 $79.99
DICK''S Sporting Goods Bucket of 12'''' Softballs - Dozen • DICK'S Sporting Goods $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$489.96

Vendor shipping charges

$49.00

State sales tax

$39.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$616.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.75

Total project goal

$724.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$724.99

4 Donors

-$350.00

Donations toward project cost

-$297.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.50

match offer

-$374.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$318.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.25

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$0.00

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