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Mrs. Crouse from Mount Union PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Broken Down and Tired...

My students need some Tunable Bongos, Wood Clave, Finger Symbos, and other handheld percussion instruments. This is the first time in my 15 year tenure I have tried to get new handheld percussion.

  • $468 goal

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My Students

My students are awesome! I teach 5th and 6th grade instrumental students. These students are in their first and second year of band.

I teach in a rural central Pennsylvania school that is a Title 1 school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Like many school districts and especially music programs our budgets have taken drastic hits during the the 14 years that I have been here. We continue to make due and keep on plugging away while creating beautiful music and meaningful memories along the way. The extra help would be appreciated.

My Project

My students need some Tunable Bongos, Wood Clave, Finger Symbos, and other handheld percussion instruments. This is the first time in my 15 year tenure I have tried to get new handheld percussion. Our current supply of handheld percussion instruments are broken down and tired. We have taken good care of them and they have served us well but...

Now is the time for us to upgrade.

Our current instruments are easily over 15 years old. Since we took good care of them, we have gotten our moneys worth out of the old ones, but they are now cracked, broken, and generally sound bad. These instruments are not something that can be repaired, they simply need replaced.

Ongoing budget constraints make it difficult to replace instruments as they wear out and break. We appreciate any help you can give us!!

Mrs. Crouse
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 50 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LPM199 Mini Tunable Bongos • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.44 3 $109.32
Grenadilla Wood Clave • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 3 $77.97
Finger Cymbal Pair • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 3 $59.97
Wood Block • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.99 3 $50.97
Wood Guiro • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.29 3 $42.87
Professsional Stainless Steel Triangle Beater with 4" Rubber Grips • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 3 $20.97

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