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Mr. Plater from Miami FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drum Like a Pro!

Help me give my students new drumsticks for drumming and replacement ukulele strings.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on May 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Outstanding musicians in the making are what my students are to me! As their returning music teacher, in one year alone I have witnessed the growth of my students musically and academically. They are now more confident in their music performances, they are eager to read and notate music and they are open to learning as many instruments as they possibly can. The students continue to thirst for music knowledge and ability and it my responsibility to continue filling their cups!

My Project

The scholars at Southside Elementary School are quickly developing their musical skills and abilities. As a result of this, I am constantly adding to their repertoire and introducing them to new instruments. Last year, our music program was fortunate to acquire ukuleles from our Donors Choose project. We have been utilizing these instruments and over time, they have to be repaired. For this reason, I am asking for new ukulele strings.

The students are also in need of drumsticks in order to excel in the area of percussion.

I purchased buckets and plan to teach the students bucket drumming. The techniques they will learn will be vital to success on any percussion instrument and prepare them for participation in future bands and orchestras.

Mr. Plater
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12-Pack Drumsticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 2 $79.98
Fluorocarbon Soprano/Concert Ukulele Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.99 5 $29.95

Materials cost

$109.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.98

Total project goal

$166.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.56

2 Donors

-$122.00

Donations toward project cost

-$111.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.80

match offer

-$35.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$30.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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