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Below you'll find a few needs that has been identified for our kids. ANY contribution would be greatly appreciated. ALL DONATIONS ARE FULLY TAX DEDUCTIBLE AS WE'RE A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION.
***** Coach Fecil Blango is incredibly passionate about reaching our goals this year. He has agreed to donate his stipend of $1600 to the cause to get us one step closer. Furthermore he has also pledged to match %50 of whatever is donated between now and the end of August out of his own pocket*****
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Guardian Caps (Team Total Price $2000) : This padded device is used to GREATLY reduce the chance of head injuries during contact drills. Clemson, Oklahoma, Texas and USC are just some of the few schools who have adopted this cap.
Field Improvements (Total Cost $3000) : We have really large dirt spots in our end zones and in the middle of the field (see attached photos). There are also large rocks on the playing surface that has caused some injuries last year during the school day by students. The plan is to install SOD in those deficient areas to promote long term growth
Helmet Maintenance ($350) - This is includes the inspection and any maintenance of the current helmets by Ridell
Tackle Dummy Replacement ($240) - There are several pads that are old and outdated and have exceeded it's life expectancy
Lineman Chute ($1640) - This is a nice to have and will be an ultimate goal to purchase one for the school
Practice Gear Replacement ($250 estimated)
Glazier Memberships for Our Coaches ($350)
HUDL Yearly Fee ($450)
*********All donations are tax-deductible!!*********