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Mrs. Patton from Chicago IL is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Amplify Us!

My students need a portable PA system.

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Music class is a time for creativity, fun, and self-expression.

My students attend an urban school, where 95% of students live at or below the poverty line.

Our students are motivated learners that come from diverse living situations. Our families see the school as a safe place to gather, learn, and find support. The students love music, and are glad to have it during the school day.

My Project

Students will LOVE to sing into the microphone and hear their own voices soaring above the music! I have found that amplification encourages vocal creativity, and this portable PA will be a perfect solution for the "traveling" music teacher, as I will be able to take it room to room. The PA will allow the class to be more student-driven. Sometimes a kid wants to be a leader in the classroom, but a soft, shy voice might make that dream impossible. With a microphone, even the shyest student can be inspired to lead.

Students may have seen a famous pop star using a microphone, but have never had that experience themselves.

The portable PA puts the "rock star" experience within reach. They will have so much FUN with this!

Mrs. Patton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PYLE-PRO PWMA370 300 Watt Dual Channel Wireless Rechageable Portable PA System With Handheld Mic and Lavalier/Headset Mic • Amazon $169.99 1 $169.99

Materials cost

$169.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.74

Total project goal

$238.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.28

1 Donor

-$238.28

Donations toward project cost

-$202.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.74

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$0.00

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