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Mr. Cummings from Belle Chasse LA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brand New 4th/5th Grade Band for Military Children

My students need trumpets and reeds to get them started. All of my students are new to playing an instrument. If they have good working materials, they are more likely to stay with it.

  • $1,136 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I now have 30 brand new 4th and 5th grade student's that are extremely excited about learning to play a band instrument. They have watched their older piers in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade strive all year performing in various competitions and recitals while they continue to ask me if they can do the same.

BCA has decided to give me the opportunity to expand to 4th grade.

These are little guys with very big expectations. I could not believe how excited they were to get started.

My Project

My students are all military dependents and as many of you know, most of their new adventures deal with leaving friends and sometimes family behind when mom or dad receive orders to move to a new duty station. The beginning stages in learning to play a musical instrument is a "new adventure" in itself. My number one goal is to make sure they have a positive experience in these beginning stages.

By donating to our project for new trumpets and reeds, you will not only help to improve the positive aspect of their experience, you may also help them find the first love of their lives.

Mr. Cummings
Grades 3-5

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AATR-101 Bb Trumpet • Woodwind and Brasswind $364.99 2 $729.98
Alto Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $22.99 2 $45.98
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99
Pocket Reed Guards • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 8 $31.92

Materials cost

$847.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$74.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$964.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$170.26

Total project goal

$1,135.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,135.04

7 Donors

-$824.56

Donations toward project cost

-$794.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.78

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$110.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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