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Mr. Hinze from Saint Louis MO is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Shoot, We Score, We Win!

My students need basketballs and playground balls to engage in meaningful outdoor cooperative team sports.

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach PE in a low-income school district, and my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. As they navigate through life's challenges, I want to arm them with the health and wellness tools they need to be successful in the gym, in the classroom, and out in the world.

Physical fitness is closely linked with academic and personal success.

My students are hard working, clever, and very energetic.

They like to play games, compete with one another, and cheer each other on. My students enjoy learning new skills in gym class, and work hard to set and reach their goals. They are proud of their accomplishments.

My Project

Basketballs and playground balls are the ultimate physical education tool. A wide variety of individual and team sports are played using these balls. We will play basketball, kickball, soccer, round the world, map ball, and more!

Ball play increases hand-eye coordination, foot-eye coordination, balance, agility, and endurance.

In addition, students can improve cooperative skills as they work as a team towards accomplishing a common goal. Did you know that physical fitness has been closely linked to academic success in several studies? That's a win!

Your support is greatly needed and appreciated, and these balls will be put to immediate use!

Mr. Hinze
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 262 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BALL BASKETBALL RUBBER MENS TAN - SPORTIME • School Specialty $7.59 20 $151.80
BALL BASKETBALL 28.5'' ORANGE - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $6.40 20 $128.00
BALL PG 8.5 INCH - SET OF 6 - SPORTIME • School Specialty $25.55 4 $102.20

Materials cost

$382.00

Vendor shipping charges

$38.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.46

Total project goal

$536.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.39

5 Donors

-$513.98

Donations toward project cost

-$455.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.41

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$0.00

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