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Mr. Barnes from New Haven CT is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drum Sticks & Timpani Mallets

My students need drum sticks and tympani mallets for music ensemble classes.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most motivated kids in the district. They come in ready to make music every day! I teach in a Title I school in an urban district.

They are amazing and dedicated students.

They work hard with whatever task they are given. The band is about 50 members strong. Students in my band are dedicated and stay after school many days a week for rehearsals and concert performances. The school has over 1,500 students enrolled.

My Project

My students need drum sticks and timpani mallets to perform in music classes. Students will have the ability to receive a meaningful education with the appropriate materials. It is the equivalent of having students come to math, english, or science with a pencil, paper, books, and calculators. They will learn proper techniques on each of their instruments using the appropriate drum sticks and mallets.

These donations will take a financial burden off of our collective shoulders.

These necessary items, in other more affluent districts, may not be as nearly big deal, but in a school with no budget, these items are critical. Thank you for your consideration in donating!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12-Pack Drumsticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 2 $79.98
American Custom Timpani Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
American Custom Timpani Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 1 $25.99

Materials cost

$135.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.65

Total project goal

$197.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.65

2 Donors

-$65.88

Donations toward project cost

-$56.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.88

match offer

-$131.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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