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Mr. Thune from Saint Paul MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Traction!

My students need floor matting to give them traction during their team workouts!

  • $272 goal

This project expired on July 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of transition-aged students (19-21 years) who are on the cusp of entering the world as adults out of post-secondary school. Beyond our doors, they will be entering the workforce without the support and protection offered by our staff. They will need to be able to fend for themselves.

Each student is unique and their needs are all different.

Every day they are honored for their abilities and praised for their successes! Our school focuses beyond graduation when it comes to teaching our students to be successful in post-school life. Our school is broken down into 3 "Pathways" to independence. Our Pathway students attend a federal setting 4 special education program to support their needs and get them ready for post-graduation life. Many of the students at our school are diagnosed with severe and profound developmental disabilities including Autism and Severe Multiple Impairments. Our school is filled with committed staff who create a meaningful school experience for all students and their unique needs.

My Project

We are building our team training & exercise area to prepare for sports being played on our new Miracle-League field! Our past few successful campaigns have focused on free weights, cardio, and core strengthening. We have been putting our new equipment to use and are already seeing gains in our athletes' core strength, flexibility, and stamina!

We need shock-absorbing floor matting to give us traction and help to protect our new equipment during team workouts and training.

Please help up gain traction and get us to the next competitive level by donating to our campaign, or sharing our campaign with others.

Mr. Thune
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SuperMats Large Gym Mat - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $89.99 2 $179.98

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