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Mrs. Fennell from Lakeland FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drumming Up Success!

My students need 6 drums for drum circle activities in regular music classes and special music therapy group sessions.

  • $1,039 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our 400+ students in kindergarten through 5th Grade are eager to learn budding musicians! We are a Title I elementary school in Lakeland, Florida. We like to have enough drums for drum circle activities in the regular music class. The drums will also be used for special music therapy groups to encourage leadership, cooperation, and responsibility for students with behavior problems and those who struggle with other social issues. Special concerts using the drums will be performed for community events as well! Thank you so much for your consideration!

My Project

Every student in my school will enjoy learning to play rhythms and participate in drum circle activities for years to come with the addition of these 6 drums. Students will learn to play with the group as well as find their unique musical voice. The drums will also be used for music therapy sessions for students with special needs called DRUMBEAT. The DRUMBEAT curriculum is a program that originated in Australia and is being introduced in Florida to help students who struggle with social issues. The drum circle creates a community in which children can better understand relationships and find acceptance.

Mrs. Fennell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Versa Drum Tubano Tall Nested Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $419.99 2 $839.98

Materials cost

$839.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$882.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.75

Total project goal

$1,038.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,038.33

9 Donors

-$935.00

Donations toward project cost

-$794.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$140.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$103.33

Match offers toward project cost

-$87.83

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.50

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$0.00

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