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Mr. Krebs from Middletown OH is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Achieving Through Music

My students need a keyboard for Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, Pit Orchestra, practicing keyboard skills, composing percussion music and silent rehearsing.

  • $918 goal

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My Students

Middletown High School is in an urban school district in southwest Ohio. A majority of our students qualify for the free and reduced program. The city itself is very diverse racially, culturally, and socioeconomically. My students strive at creative and performing arts even with minimal funding.

Middletown City School District students are some of the hardest working young people in the state of Ohio, but lack the proper equipment to fully unlock their potential.

Our School is very supportive of the Visual and Creative Arts. However, due to funding have been unable to purchase instruments for any of their programs for the past 10 years. Many of our percussion instruments are over 30 years old and in need of repair. The staff, parents and students have done an amazing job keeping what we do have in working order, but it is time for some major repairs.

My Project

My Students will use the Keyboard for Percussion Ensemble, Marching Band, Concert band, Wind Ensemble, Indoor Marching Percussion, personal practice and composing. They will learn keyboarding techniques, music theory, composition and the role of the keyboard within an ensemble.

Middletown City School is an urban district that supports the creative and performing arts, but like most urban districts does not have the money to fund them.

This keyboard will help give them the opportunity to exercise their brain through music education.

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Mr. Krebs
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JUNO-Di Synthesizer Keyboard • Woodwind and Brasswind $699.00 1 $699.00
61-Key Keyboard Gig Bag • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$738.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$780.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.66

Total project goal

$917.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$917.73

2 Donors

-$892.73

Donations toward project cost

-$758.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.91

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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