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Ms. O'Dell from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art & Music Studios Living in Peace and Harmony

My students need these acoustic foam sound insulation panels so they can focus and learn in art and music classes without distraction.

  • $728 goal

This project expired on May 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our bustling school, our students work hard everyday to improve their lives through education. We encourage students to pursue their schooling with college in mind, by instilling strong work habits and encouraging their individual interests. Every student participates in our Humanities program, and attends six humanities courses a week—art, music, P.E., library, computer, and Spanish. In these courses, our students have a chance to express themselves and learn about the multitude of opportunities available in life for their individual talents.

A large majority of our students live in public housing where families struggle against the cycle of poverty.

Despite the challenges that our students face, they arrive at school each day eager to learn and excited about life. Our Humanities program supports these students through programs, displays, and special events to help them grow into the talented young citizens that they are.

My Project

The Art & Music Studio in our school is located in the basement of the oldest section of the school building that was built in 1886. Our art and music classrooms are next to each other with only a temporary wall separating the two.

The wall does not reach the ceiling and does not provide any sound insulation between the classes.

While our eager students are trying to learn from us, we are competing for volume so that our students can hear us. These acoustic panels would help us create peace & harmony for all the students of the school.

Ms. O'Dell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
4" StudioFoam Pyramid 2'x2'x4" Panels (6 Pack) • Woodwind and Brasswind $579.99 1 $579.99

Materials cost

$579.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$618.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.18

Total project goal

$727.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$727.87

6 Donors

-$628.46

Donations toward project cost

-$537.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.52

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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