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Mr. Marcus from Washington DC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Band Reeds!

My students need extra clarinet and saxophone reeds for their instruments!

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My deserving and talented students from Ward 7 of Washington, DC do not come with all the resources that they need. Ward 7 is sometimes seen as a rougher neighborhood with many of our students living in notorious housing projects.

All I see: diamonds in the rough!

These kids deserve to have the same chances and opportunities as the kids in the much wealthier suburbs of DC. My students are rich with creative bright energy. All they need is someone to believe and invest!

My Project

Our students can't afford to buy reeds for their woodwind instruments! These reeds will keep our school concert band playing all year.

Reeds are so expensive!

Each year I have students that try to play on cracked or broken reeds because they can't afford a new one. I have even had super talented students want to quit band, simply because of the embarrassment of not being able to afford them. On an instrument like clarinet, its a continual cost.

This project will allow me to supplement and shoulder the cost of buying reeds. My students are very appreciative and tell me so!

Mr. Marcus
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 2 $79.98
Alto Saxophone Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $52.99 1 $52.99
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $32.99 1 $32.99
Bass Clarinet Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$195.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.47

Total project goal

$283.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.12

2 Donors

-$283.12

Donations toward project cost

-$240.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.47

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$0.00

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