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

Button Bonanza!!!!

My students need a button machine and supplies.

  • $578 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.

We have many talented students who often cannot afford to purchase the music that they need to reach higher levels of success. As a result, our music program must provide them with appropriate music and opportunities to experience and learn high quality vocal repertoire. If our program does not provide our students with these learning opportunities, it is possible that they will never be able to experience significant success at music festivals and college auditions.

My Project

We are requesting the purchase of a portable button machine press to use as an ongoing fundraising tool. These low cost items will sell like hot cakes! Our students are interested in using this kind of tool at school functions such as international days, dances, open house to raise money for the choir department. The funds raised would be used to help cover the cost of music and private tutors to help some of our more disadvantaged students. The use of this kind of machine has the potential to raise a significant amount of money for our choir department.

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 resources will make a significant difference in how they experience music at the high school level. This will push them to higher accomplishment and have positive effects on their higher education. Thank you for believing in music education.

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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 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neil Metal Button Machine - Mini-Model Button Machine • Blick Art Materials $314.00 1 $314.00
Blick-Quick Buttons - 2.25" diameter, Pkg of 100 • Blick Art Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$453.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.61

Total project goal

$577.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$577.40

3 Donors

-$577.40

Donations toward project cost

-$490.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.61

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$0.00

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