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Ms. Parris from Tucson AZ is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Beginning Orchestra Supplies

Help me give my students bow grips and pencil holders. The pencil grips can be cut to help little and insecure hands hold the bow properly.

  • $406 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

This project is actually intended to help five elementary orchestra programs. Due to chronic underfunding, most of the students at these schools - all Title I and 50-100% free lunch depending on the school - specials (also called electives) lose funding first. The pencil grips can be cut to help young, undeveloped hands grip the bow easier while first learning to play their instrument. The Pen Pals will help reduce stand clutter by removing the pencil from on top of the ledge, where bows rest, to underneath it, making it easier to switch from writing to playing.

Ms. Parris
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOPS Pen Pal Rubber Pencil Holder, Assorted Colors (PENPAL-1) • Quill.com $5.30 50 $265.00
The Pencil Grip Foam Pencil Grips, Assorted Colors, 36/Pack, 2 Packs (TPG16436-2) • Quill.com $24.65 1 $24.65

Materials cost

$289.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$20.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$344.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.83

Total project goal

$405.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$405.53

1 Donor

-$202.76

Donations toward project cost

-$172.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.41

match offer

-$202.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$172.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.41

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$0.00

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