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Kenneth A
1950 Linden Avenue
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the project

The Idlewild Elementary Chess Club seeks to raise funds to cover some training material expenses and end-of-year celebration costs associated with the operation of its inaugural year! The club includes dozens of Idelwild students (K-5) who have not only learned chess strategy and tactics, but also vital life skills such as critical thinking and analysis, teamwork, sportsmanship and self-discipline. Coached and supervised by volunteer coaches and parents, the club has proved to be socially and academically enriching for all of its members. The club also established two competitive chess teams -- Primary (K-3) and Elementary (4-5) -- which experienced considerable success this year. Its Primary Team (K-3) finished 4th in the Tennessee State Chess Tournament and qualified for the U.S. Chess Federation's National Championships, which will be held May 9-11, 2014 in Dallas, TX. Idlewild primary students will compete in both team and individual competitions at Nationals!

the steps

Once the funds to cover the training materials (Strategic Workbooks, Chess Notation Notebooks, etc.), 15 game clocks and an end of year celebration are obtained, they will be used to reimburse the volunteer coaches for the costs of purchased materials. The funds will also purchase ice cream and decorations for the club's end-of-year social/recruitment party.

why we're doing it

This modest fundraising project will cover the training material costs for the 2013-2014 inaugural chess club at Idlewild Elementary, provide an opportunity to recognize the wonderful growth and success of the students who participated in the club this year and recruit new students for next year's club activities.



15 Game Clocks ($30 each): $450.00

Training and Strategy Workbooks ($10 each): $100.00

Refreshments/Decorations for Party: $50.00

TOTAL: $600


ioby Platform Fee  waived
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $30
3rd Party Credit Card Processing Fee (3%) $18

RAISED = $648
less ioby Platform Fee waived
less ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $30
less 3rd Party Credit Card Processing Fee (3%) $18


Thank you to our donors!


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