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Ms. Wolff from Rego Park NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Instruments Are Happy Instruments!

My students need swabs to keep their instruments clean and odor-free.

  • $808 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our band students are extremely diverse. Many speak Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Urdu, or Uzbek and home. However, despite their differences, they all come together to make music. The great thing about our band program is that you don't need to be an academic all-star to be successful. We all communicate through the language of music, so everyone has the same fair shot to be outstanding.

Our students are outstanding and take music very seriously.

We have won many awards for outstanding performances and have packed concerts at school. Our students' parents value their music education.

My Project

We need silk swabs for all student clarinets and saxophones. Playing an instrument creates moisture inside, which turns pretty yucky pretty fast if it is not properly swabbed out every time. If they are not, pads can wear out much faster and germs will grow.

Students want clean instruments to play confidently, and need quality swabs.

Lower quality swabs can get stuck in the instrument, which is a huge headache. We are lucky to have instruments we can provide to students. It is our goal to keep them clean and working well for a long time. Your donation goes a long way to keeping our instruments happy and healthy!

Ms. Wolff
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Silk Clarinet Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $8.99 45 $404.55
Saxophone Swabs • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 15 $149.85
Saxophone Swabs • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 6 $59.94
Silk Bass Clarinet Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.99 2 $31.98

Materials cost

$646.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$686.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.06

Total project goal

$807.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$807.07

9 Donors

-$781.26

Donations toward project cost

-$686.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.81

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$0.00

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