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Ms. Puma from Camden NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

88 Keyboard Keys to Success!

Help me give my students an opportunity to learn hands on music with piano keyboards

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Music teacher in the public school system of Camden City NJ, where most children come from low-income households.

My middle school students have an innate ability for music and love being creative.

They are craving instrumental lessons, however, band has been taken out of the elementary/middle school levels. This, in turn, is causing the high school level bands to suffer.

Since I am their Music Teacher, I'd love to teach piano to them, in order to incorporate an instrument, besides their voices, therein, satisfying their wants and building upon their creativity. They are eager to learn and excited about the possibility.

My Project

If this project goes through, I will be able to teach my students music (piano) lessons during their class time, using the keyboards. Since we will not have enough keyboards for each student, I hope to put the keyboards to use as group lessons, allowing students to have a partners and take turns. This will help with self confidence and support.

My students can take turns and playing and reading the music written.

As we continue working as teams, I hope to showcase my students to the district, and hopefully convince the district to reinstate Band into the middle schools.

Ms. Puma
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CTK-2550 • Woodwind and Brasswind $99.99 5 $499.95

Materials cost

$499.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.84

Total project goal

$632.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.29

1 Donor

-$538.95

Donations toward project cost

-$537.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$93.34

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$0.00

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