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Mr. Padgett from Phoenix AZ is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Guitar Club First

Help me give my students acoustic guitars for our music class so we can use them in class as well as starting a Guitar Club.

  • $624 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I work at has an amazing group of staff and students who attend here. Teaching music, I get to build my experience seeing all grade levels and teaching them about music notes, instruments, counting music notes, and vocabulary of reading music.

The students who I see come from all different types of families as I teach at a Title 1 school.

Some of the students have never been given the chance to play or see instruments, read music or understand music.

Each day is a new day and I try my best to teach the students what is important so that they can make decisions that might lead into extra curricular activities of music or a career of music.

My Project

Having these acoustic guitars in my music class will allow the students to learn how to play these guitars, it will allow the students to present their music during concerts or talent shows, and it would allow students to have a background knowledge of playing a guitar as they move onto middle school and high school.

Many of the 500 plus students I see each day, do not get this kind of opportunity to see, practice, or play these instruments.

This would allow all of the students to become familiar with how to play a guitar and lead them into future life decisions with music being involved.

Mr. Padgett
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starter Acoustic Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $45.99 10 $459.90

Materials cost

$459.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$529.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.47

Total project goal

$623.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$623.15

1 Donor

-$623.15

Donations toward project cost

-$529.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.47

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$0.00

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