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Mr. Suplick from Philadelphia PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Winning Starts With Practice

My students need a mechanical pitching machine and hitting net for them to be successful in a very competitive PIAA softball league.

  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a coach in a Title I school it is difficult for us to get a lot of the equipment we need to be competitive in our softball league. Money is not abundant in our school or students households. The girls I coach are all hard working dedicated individuals who want nothing more than to compete at the highest level possible.

The majority of our players come from households where both parents work and they still find time to come to our games and cheer on their kids.

My Project

My players are all hard working and dedicated athletes but lack some of the equipment needed in order to get to the next level. In the two years I have been coaching these players we have reached the Philadelphia Public League playoffs twice and lost one year in the championship and once in the semi-finals.

We have one goal in mind this year and that is to get over the hump and win the Public League.

I am doing everything I can to give the girls a pitching machine and practice net that will allow them to have practices that are beneficial and useful. The equipment I have asked for will do that for these athletes.

Mr. Suplick
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 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Louisville Slugger UPM 50 Black Flame Pitching Machine - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $219.99 1 $219.99
PRIMED 7' Instant Net w/ Pitching Target - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $75.00 1 $75.00

Materials cost

$294.99

Vendor shipping charges

$29.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.34

Total project goal

$422.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.25

2 Donors

-$372.25

Donations toward project cost

-$316.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.84

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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