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

We've Got Balls to Kick!!!

My students need training equipment such as weighted medicine balls and ball racks for our kickball team!!

  • $656 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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 supports 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

Our school has a brand new fully disability accessible Miracle League field and two teams itching to play adapted kickball! Help us train our athletes with a variety of weighted medicine balls to improve core strength, agility, flexibility, and coordination. Our athletes have a wide range of physical as well as developmental disabilities which can cause decreased core strength needed for throwing, kicking, running, jumping, and moving with a large object such as a kickball in their arms.

Weighted medicine balls of various sizes would be a great way for our kickball team to train and strengthen their core muscles in preparation for game play!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fitness Gear 20 lb Medicine Ball - Black • DICK'S Sporting Goods $79.99 1 $79.99
Valor Fitness Wall / Medicine Ball Rack - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $69.99 1 $69.99
RAGE 25 lb Slammer Ball - No Color - 25 lbs. • DICK'S Sporting Goods $64.99 1 $64.99
Fitness Gear 12 lb Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $49.99 1 $49.99
Fitness Gear 10 lb. Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $44.99 1 $44.99
Fitness Gear 8 lb Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $39.99 1 $39.99
Fitness Gear 6 lb. Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Fitness Gear 10 lb. Soft Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Fitness Gear 8 lb. Soft Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 1 $24.99
Fitness Gear 6 lb. Soft Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 1 $19.99
Fitness Gear 4 lb. Soft Medicine Ball - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$472.89

Vendor shipping charges

$47.29

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$557.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.34

Total project goal

$655.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$655.61

2 Donors

-$327.80

Donations toward project cost

-$278.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.17

match offer

-$327.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$278.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.17

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$0.00

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