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Ms. Johnson from Orlando FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Collecting Dust - Bring back the Ukuleles!

Help me give my students a moving cart to store our baritone ukuleles.

  • $1,239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students just get better and better every year. They appreciate the tools they have been given and see the impact of DonorsChoose.org projects every time a new box is delivered to the school. These students, who range from middle-class families to homeless families, love music class and I couldn't possibly be filled with more joy than when I get to see them learn, grow, and create in class. Our school is Title I, and many depend on the school for breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack provided by aftercare.

My students are incredible music makers, and I want them to have all of the tools to make their efforts sound amazing.

My Project

It has been two years now since the students at my school have been able to play our ukuleles. Our new music room does not have the wall space to hang them with hooks as we had done in the past, and now the baritone ukuleles are sitting in a cabinet stacked on top of each other. My students need this rolling storage rack for guitars to safely house our schools baritone ukuleles.

My 5th graders from last year were so upset knowing they would not be able to use the ukuleles, due only to their lack of safe storage.

I don't want to disappoint any more classes of students due to not having a specific piece of classroom furniture. My students are missing out on songwriting projects, pop-song play alongs, and a pivotal stepping stone to playing guitar in middle school. My students will also be able to see what it takes to take care of an instrument - the correct storage!

Ms. Johnson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A & S CRAFTED BAND ROOM™ DOUBLE-STACK GUITAR RACK • West Music $929.00 1 $929.00

Materials cost

$929.00

Vendor shipping charges

$80.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,052.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$185.81

Total project goal

$1,238.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,238.75

11 Donors

-$1,002.93

Donations toward project cost

-$950.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.99

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$115.82

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$0.00

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