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Mr. Carrera from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Be Prepared With Pencils!

My students need mechanical pencils for music rehearsals.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am writing this proposal for my high school vocal students that participate in our Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Choirs. Our high school serves a large urban area and has a high percentage of students that are low-income.

Many of our students are highly interested and motivated in their study of vocal music.

During the school year they prepare for concerts, vocal contest and college auditions. They learn about music theory, vocal production and a wide range of vocal repertoire.

My Project

It drives me crazy when my students do not come prepared for a rigorous rehearsal. Yes, can you believe that they would come to class without a pencil? It would be great to have a stash of mechanical pencils to loan students who come to class unprepared. Once rehearsal gets going we do not have time to stop while students sharpen their pencils. Mechanical pencils are a must.

You can make a difference in the quality of the learning of my students.

Please consider being a partner in their learning through building the resources that they will use to be highly successful in vocal music. Giving my students access to these vital and important resources will make a significant difference in how they experience music at the high school level.

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Mr. Carrera
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle 0.7mm, Assorted Barrels, 24/Pack • Quill.com $7.47 14 $104.58

Materials cost

$104.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.03

Total project goal

$160.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.18

2 Donors

-$118.18

Donations toward project cost

-$100.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.73

match offer

-$42.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$35.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.30

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$0.00

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