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Mr. Taylor from Millers Creek NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drum Line Equipment on a Budget

Help me give my students new, updated and better drum line carrier equipment.

  • $1,592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in North Carolina where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch due to the high volume of students that fall within the poverty line. School funds are scarce making the purchasing of resources difficult for the school and highly reliant on business sponsors.

Through the county budget, the high school receives $400 A YEAR for the band program which doesn't even begin to cover the cost of operating a band program.

Students are very eager to use, play and perform on equipment that is not nearly two decades old and in desperate need of updates and repairs.

My Project

We are requesting drum line carrier equipment. The current marching percussion (drum line) equipment that my drummers currently use is going on 20 years old!

I want to provide my drummers with new equipment that is better not only for the drums we have (some of which are also 20 years old), but more importantly better for my drummers.

I have drummers who suffer from back problems that are only made worse with equipment that doesn't provide adequate support for their backs and shoulders the way more modern equipment does. That reason more than any other has led me to ask for help in providing new marching carriers and stands for my drummers.

Mr. Taylor
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CX AIRFRAME Bass Drum Carrier • Woodwind and Brasswind $299.99 3 $899.97
CX AIRFRAME Tenor Carrier with Back Bar • Woodwind and Brasswind $309.99 1 $309.99

Materials cost

$1,209.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$94.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,352.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$238.67

Total project goal

$1,591.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,591.16

1 Donor

-$795.57

Donations toward project cost

-$676.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.33

match offer

-$795.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$676.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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