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Mr. Johnson from Birchwood WI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Lifetime of Making Music Starts Today!

Help me give my students the opportunity to creatively express themselves through the ukulele!

  • $466 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our music and choir students range in grade from K-12. They are engaging, cheerful, helpful, and friendly. They enjoy the constructivist, hands-on approaches required to create group performance projects and have recently begun to note the synergistic results of their combined individual efforts.

Our students are team players who celebrate the successes of their classmates.

As we are a PK-12 building, the students depend on each other: the older students provide the younger students guidance, modeling, and watchful eyes; the younger students provide the older students hugs, love notes, and encouragement.

Our students are willing to try new approaches, eager to please, and want to be positive contributors to the benefit of the group. We love our students!

My Project

Ukuleles are perfect for kids! They're small, light, easy to manipulate (nylon strings), easy to learn (only 4 strings), and fun to play. 5 commonly used uke chords only require one finger! In short, ukes allow easy access to entry-level chording, composing, and creating while fostering musical confidence and creativity.

This fall we aim daily to get instruments in the hands of every student.

Last year we started collecting donated guitars, accordions, and drums as well as creating classroom instruments including overtone flutes, slide flutes, and pan flutes. A gift of 12 ukuleles would ensure that every student will be a part of the band!

Mr. Johnson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DU-150 Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 12 $359.88

Materials cost

$359.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.76

Total project goal

$465.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.04

2 Donors

-$465.04

Donations toward project cost

-$395.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.76

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$0.00

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