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Mr. Silvis from Buffalo NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beautiful Music

Help me give my students three keyboards, a guitar, 16 headphones, and pencils.

  • $572 goal

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My Students

Students in my advisory class interviewed teachers, researched items, made budgets, and wrote proposals to complete this donors choose application as a service project for other teachers around my school. These are there words.

Our school represents diversity.

We are refugees and immigrants from all over the world. We are all bilingual and there are over 19 languages spoken at our school. We are all English learners and receive free lunches. What makes the students special is that although we come from tough backgrounds, we work extremely hard to overcome the challenges to be successful in this country.

My Project

Our students really need instruments because there are a lot of students, and we don’t have enough instruments for everyone. Music class is so big, and our teacher wants everyone to participate. There are about 200 students who will benefit from these materials.

We would like to get headphones to listen to music.

Also, we would like to get Casio keyboards for students so we can play together, and we would also like a guitar because many students want to learn how to play guitar. Finally, we need pencils for student that don’t have pencils. Our students really like music class. Please help us get those materials so we can learn more about music about express ourselves. Thank you so much for reading this.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Casiotone CT-S200 61-Key Digital Keyboard • Woodwind and Brasswind $109.00 2 $218.00
F335 Acoustic Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $159.99 1 $159.99
Maxell 190319 Over Ear Headphones • $3.49 16 $55.84
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

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