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Mrs. Jordan from Litchfield Park AZ is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What's all the HOOPla about?

My students need 18 junior basketballs, 12 women's basketballs, 3 junior and 3 women's teachBALL basketballs. The sizes vary to help differentiate instruction.

  • $470 goal

This project expired on May 20, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students LOVE to be active and physical education class is the best atmosphere for not only physical activity, but social and cognitive development.

Our elementary school campus educates over 800 students in grades Pre-K through fifth along with several self-contained classrooms.

Being physical activity is essential to students now and as they continue to grow. At our elementary school students attend physical education class once a week for forty minutes.

My Project

Sharing does mean caring, but having to share equipment in PE class means fewer turns, less time practicing skills, and essentially less time being physically active. Basketball is a great way for students to be introduced to simple manipulative skills such as bouncing and catching, advanced skills such as offensive and defensive strategies, along with opportunities to team build. Having enough equipment for the entire class allows all of my students to participate fully and increase their physical activity levels.

Having enough basketballs for our entire class will allow ALL of my students to participate fully and maximize our forty minute class.

Having age appropriate basketballs will increase my 800+ students' success levels. Students will have the opportunity to improve their communication skills, manipulative and gross motor skills, team building, hand-eye coordination, offensive and defensive strategies, and their cardiovascular endurance through an introduction to the sport of basketball.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 850 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MACT SupRSafe Junior Basketballs • Nasco $42.26 2 $84.52
Womens Size 6 2812 Basketballs 6Color Set • Nasco $42.26 2 $84.52
Hoop TeachBALL Junior Size 5 2712 • Nasco $16.83 3 $50.49
Hoop TeachBALL Womens Size 6 2812 • Nasco $16.83 3 $50.49
Junior Size 5 2712 Basketballs 6Color Set • Nasco $41.27 1 $41.27

Materials cost

$311.29

Vendor shipping charges

$31.13

State sales tax

$22.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$399.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.47

Total project goal

$469.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.82

7 Donors

-$469.82

Donations toward project cost

-$399.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.47

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$0.00

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