Worthy Cause Countdown: This High School Soccer Team Needs Just $131 For Equipment [UPDATED]
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Hillside High School in Durham, North Carolina, is a Title I school, meaning a large percentage of its students are from low-income families.
Among the school’s underfunded programs is the girls soccer team, whose coach has been paying out of pocket for basic equipment like gloves and pinnies. The coach, Durham native Jokrya Scott, is working with donorschoose.org to change that.
As of Wednesday, the team still needs $131 of its total goal of $381 to cover the costs of new gloves, pinnies, cones, and other equipment.
Scott, who also teaches at the school and has been coaching the team for 10 years, notes the impact the equipment could have:
With these extra materials, I feel it will bring pride, confidence, and growth within the team.