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Ms. Landy from Anaheim CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drum Roll, Please!

Help me give my students the drums and percussion that they need in order to perform and apply their learning of beat and rhythm.

  • $669 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are creative, inquisitive, and expressive in music. They love to attend their music classes every week as they explore the joys of singing and playing instruments. We learn music from TK-6th grade at our school. This is our second year building a new music program, so we have a long way to go to establish a thriving program in which all students can play and perform.

As we grow a brand new music program from the ground up, we are working hard to make music accessible to all students.

Over 80% of our students are from low-income families and would not otherwise have access to affordable instruments or private lessons. My students are fearless and eager to seize the opportunity to learn music through a wide variety of instruments and styles.

My Project

Students of all ages learn about elements of music, especially beat and rhythm. At the moment, our school does not have drums for students to apply their learning on. We are limited on our instrumental resources as this is a new music program in its second year.

By supplying my students with a wide variety of drums, they can explore rhythm patterns and sounds in a fun and exciting way.

Furthermore, restorative drum circles are a great way to build a sense of community and musical communication. These drums can be used to teach students to watch, listen, and respond in the language of music.

Ms. Landy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Remo Kids 5 Piece Hand Drum Set with Mallets • Amazon Business $81.10 2 $162.20
Remo Kids Tubano Drum • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95
Remo KIDS PERCUSSION Djembe 8 Inch Rain Forest • Amazon Business $79.00 1 $79.00
Remo KIDS PERCUSSION Gathrng Drm 16 In x8 In Rain • Amazon Business $72.00 1 $72.00
Remo KIDS PERCUSSION Konga 6x15 Rain Forest • Amazon Business $45.46 1 $45.46
Remo KD-5400-01 Kids Percussion Bongo Drum - Fabric Rain Forest, 5"-6" • Amazon Business $38.00 1 $38.00

Materials cost

$486.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$568.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.31

Total project goal

$668.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$668.74

9 Donors

-$664.33

Donations toward project cost

-$568.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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