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Mrs. Ford from Newport TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who (or What) is Holding the Volleyballs?

My students need a volleyball ball cart to hold volleyballs and easily transport them to games.

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are very dedicated and hard workers. They are invested in their own futures and they're very curious about the real world. The girls on our volleyball team are very competitive and thrive with each success they make for their team.

Our students live in a small rural community where the majority of them live below the poverty line.

The majority of our students come from homes where they are living with aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. All of our students are receiving a free breakfast and lunch. Our school offers them a safe haven from their home lives and it also gives them the security they need to be able to thrive as individuals.

My Project

My students need a volleyball ball cart to hold the volleyballs during practice. The ball cart also has a carrying case so that the balls can easily be transported to the games. These resources not only impact their ability to play a sport appropriately, it also allows the girls to feel confident in their everyday life. Volleyball will give our students the confidence they need by being able to conquer their goals of becoming a better team player in their sport.

Our girls will learn sportsmanship and leadership skills from working together as a team.

Having better training equipment will better prepare our students for the game setting. Help us to empower our girls and help them to explore their championship abilities.

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Mrs. Ford
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tachikara BC-HAM Volleyball Cart • DICK'S Sporting Goods $159.99 1 $159.99

Materials cost

$159.99

Vendor shipping charges

$16.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.77

Total project goal

$245.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.16

4 Donors

-$76.99

Donations toward project cost

-$65.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.54

Matching donations from our partners

-$168.17

Match offers toward project cost

-$142.94

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.23

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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