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  • $987 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Mejicanos
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 35 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Want Our Students to Become Fitness Lovers

My students need fitness equipment, fitness games, foam balls, and nets for various games. Our goal is to encourage students to become healthy and active.

My Students

"If no one thinks you can, then you have to". We are working hard to create motivated, productive, and healthy members of society.

Our school is located in an urban environment.

Our students are low income and are primarily Hispanic with minimal understanding of cultures other than their own. We have a very close knit community for which we are looking to build knowledge of health and fitness. Currently there are very limited opportunities and variety outside of school for our students to participate in physical activity/sports programs.

My Project

The different activities we can do with this new equipment will help prepare students for a healthy lifestyle by giving them a solid foundation of how to maintain or improve their fitness levels. We have requested a variety of equipment so that students can learn about fitness and participate in non-traditional fitness games. We are lacking resources to help diversify our instruction. We believe that if we can give our students a variety of activities they will become more excited about trying new things and this will give them the opportunity to find something they enjoy doing. If we are able to give our students a chance to try new things, they will build confidence and not be afraid of any challenges that they might face throughout life. If we create individuals that are physically healthy through fitness and lifestyle choices, they will be mentally and socially healthy individuals that have character and confidence to be productive members of society . My students need fitness equipment, fitness games, foam balls, and nets for various games.

This project is very important to our school because we believe it will be a stepping stone for our students for the rest of their lives.

If we have more resources to provide them with high quality physical education it will help change their lives. Helping them become physically fit is a top priority but it is also a priority to help build future leaders that can think critically and aren't afraid of challenges. With this equipment we will be able to provide this to our students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
18-inch Omnikin Air Ball with Bladder • Cannon Sports, Inc. $79.99 1 $79.99
FITNESS DICE 4X4 VINYL COVER PAIR OF 2 • Sportime, Inc $13.29 1 $13.29
GOAL ALL-PURPOSE PVC FOLDING • Sportime, Inc $43.69 2 $87.38
SPOT MARKER HOTSPOTS CORE EXERCISE SET OF 12 • Sportime, Inc $39.89 1 $39.89
SPOT MARKER HOTSPOTS CARDIO SET OF 12 • Sportime, Inc $39.89 1 $39.89
CONES SAFETY ASSORTED COLORS 18 INCH SET OF 6 • Sportime, Inc $61.74 1 $61.74
BALL FOAM UNCOATED 8 1/2 • Sportime, Inc $9.49 1 $9.49
BALL FOAM COATED EURO 6.25'' BLUE • Sportime, Inc $12.34 3 $37.02
KIT STRIKING STATION TRAINER • Sportime, Inc $111.14 1 $111.14
24-inch Altus Foam Roller • Cannon Sports, Inc. $35.99 1 $35.99
REBOUNDER ANGLE BOUNDER • Sportime, Inc $104.49 2 $208.98

Materials cost

$724.80

Vendor shipping charges

$72.48

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$838.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.91

Total project goal

$986.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$986.06

35 Donors

-$986.06

Donations toward project cost

-$838.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$147.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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35 donors35 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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