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Mrs. Nelson from Landis NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Violin for Every Student

Help me give my students a quality instrument to learn how to play classical music. We are short one violin. If each student had his/her own instrument, they'd be able to take them home to practice.

  • $422 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are just beginning the second year of our orchestra program--the only one in the county. My students work really hard and have grown tremendously as musicians in the short time I've taught them.

My students are very deserving but don't always have the same opportunities students from other schools do.

We are in a very poor county (one of the poorest in the nation), and the arts are where the students at our school shine. With the right amount of community support, our little school orchestra can be a place these students can grow and learn.

My Project

We have recently begun to acquire our own instrument inventory. The kids are thrilled to have new instruments and have been working hard so far this year.

I have seen first-hand how participating in an ensemble such as orchestra is making a difference in students' lives.

All students can really benefit from the opportunity to participate in this ensemble. Many of them have bad home lives and they consider our class as a "family" that they have within the school.

We are slowly but surely building our instrument inventory. The gift of a violin could help up to three students in three different classes, as well as numerous other students for years to come.

Mrs. Nelson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Perfection I Violin Outfit • Woodwind and Brasswind $299.99 1 $299.99

Materials cost

$299.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$357.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.16

Total project goal

$421.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$421.05

2 Donors

-$421.05

Donations toward project cost

-$357.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.16

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$0.00

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