Week 14

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Each week, while two teams compete on the field during NFL Network's Thursday Night Football matchup, two deserving youth health and fitness projects from the corresponding cities will face off here in the NFL PLAY 60 DonorsChoose.org Showdown.

 

Based on fan votes, NFL PLAY 60 will fully fund the winning project, while the other project will get 50% funding towards its goal. Vote now!

 


Middle School PE Class Need Supplies for Health Awareness
City:  Houston, TX
School:  Holland Middle School
Teacher:  Mr. Ray

My students need:

Obesity is a problem in the United States and we want to try everything we can to contribute to healthy living with our students. That is why I am requesting basic Phys Ed equipment so my students can be exposed to sports to which that they would not usually be exposed. These will make a difference in our attempt to cut down on obesity in our community.

 


Making Montessori Magic Happen in Jacksonville
City: Jacksonville, FL
School John E. Ford Elementary School
Teacher Ms. Jackson

My students need:

I have 16 Montessori scholars living in one of the highest poverty regions in Jacksonville, FL. Ninety-nine percent of my students are receiving free and reduced lunches through our school's Title 1 funding. A large piece of the Montessori philosophy is creating a calm, welcoming, and peaceful learning environment which is why I am requesting new rugs, comfortable bean bag seats, and other soft seats to create a warm learning environment.

 

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