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Mrs. Harden from Cleveland TN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Want to Have a Ball!

Help me give my students equipment to use on the playground basketballs, football, soccer ball and playground ball.

  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fourth graders are a great age to teach! They are mastering skills and striving to conquer new challenges. It can also be a challenging age to teach -- each trying to find their niche in the group as a whole.

One thing I love about this age is that they love learning new things.

They are at the age where American History begins to make sense, math is becoming more complex, and literature is more appealing.

Fourth graders experience many challenges and successes as academics become more rigorous. One challenge with all students is keeping them engaged and interested. It is pure joy to see students excited about projects.

My Project

Exercise is an important part of a student's education! Without opportunity for movement students become disengaged or disruptive because they need to move.

Our playground is equipped with a basketball court and big grassy area that makes a great soccer field or football field, but we need equipment!

Students may not be on teams, but still love to play these sports. Often times not playing by official rules, yet still having fun!

Boys, as well as, girls love to engage in these activities. The provision of these balls, as well as, a bag for keeping orderly will enhance our recess time each day.

Mrs. Harden
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Under Armour Undeniable Official Outdoor Basketball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 2 $39.98
Baden Ball Bag • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Select United Soccer Ball (4) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $28.99 1 $28.99
Nike Vapor 24/7 2.0 Football • DICK'S Sporting Goods $25.00 1 $25.00
Franklin 8.5'''' Playground Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$133.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.29

Total project goal

$195.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.25

3 Donors

-$195.25

Donations toward project cost

-$165.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.29

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$0.00

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