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Ms. Hanie from Mesquite TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Weight-Room Upgrades

My students need an updated weight-room facility to provide a proper workout for the athletes.

  • $1,936 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are from Mesquite and Balch Springs TX. They attend DJDHHS. We are a low socio-economic campus and a Title I school. We have a diverse group of students of various backgrounds, cultures, demographics and economic status. Our students are consciousness and respectful of one another as well as the staff here at HHS. Our students have not always been given what they need in terms of resources and support, but they are resilient and work diligently with what they have.

My Project

We want to replace and update equipment in the small weight room located in the main building of the school. Girls athletics are the main users of the equipment in this room. With it being seriously out of date it does not provide a proper workout for athletes. With the updates, during cold and/or rainy weather, our girls sports teams would be able to stay in the main building and not have to go out in the elements to get to the larger weight room located in the boys athletic facility.

We want...

- To make our weight-room more safe and functional.

- Give our female athletes equal opportunity to be competitive

- Give Low socioeconomic youth a place build character, develop problem solving skills and build healthy relationships.

- Allow access to an updated training facility that does not charge a fee they cannot afford.

- Allow our student's to be able to use quality equipment.

Ms. Hanie
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RAGE Performance 6 lb Medicine Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $64.99 6 $389.94
RAGE Performance 10 lb Medicine Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $74.99 5 $374.95
TITLE Boxing Pro Cable Speed Rope (8 FT) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 15 $194.85
SKLZ 75cm. Stability Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 6 $149.94
Fitness Gear Standard Spring Collars • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.99 24 $143.76
TITLE Boxing Pro Cable Speed Rope (7 FT) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
TITLE Boxing Pro Cable Speed Rope (9 FT) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95
TITLE Boxing Pro Cable Speed Rope (10 FT) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 5 $64.95

Materials cost

$1,448.29

Vendor shipping charges

$144.83

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,644.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$290.27

Total project goal

$1,935.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,935.11

16 Donors

-$1,786.28

Donations toward project cost

-$1,525.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$260.44

match offer

-$140.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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