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Mr. Milford from Decatur GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drums, the Heartbeat of the Band!

Help me give my students percussion instruments to be successful in our after-school band with a percussion section!

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into the band room every day excited and ready to learn and advance music! My students are determined to be the number one band in the country. Every week, we say it to get all of the students motivated to perform and play!

Our school's band population represents over 80 countries!

Many of my students use school-owned instruments, which are all in much needed repair or are beyond the repairing and just need to be replaced. My students continue to perform on these instruments and love it!

They are strong academic students and look to find balance through co-curricular course offerings such as music. They are young, vibrant personalities that enjoy attending school because of the many opportunities that are presented within.

My Project

The band at our school has taken off! Students are telling their friend and younger siblings that band is a fun and great activity to be a part of! Unfortunately, with more students comes a higher need for instruments and equipment.

Our school is about 55% free and reduced lunch.

So, about half of the students in the band cannot afford their own instruments. With the drums and cymbals instruments alone, it will help more students be able to participate in a worthwhile activity. I already have a couple of students signed up for the 2018-2019 school year whose parents have already said they can not afford the instrument. Is there anything I can do? I would like to make it happens and give them the chance to make music!

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Mr. Milford
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 240 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Birch Marching Quads with Carrier 8/10/12/13 • Woodwind and Brasswind $239.99 1 $239.99

Materials cost

$239.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.20

Total project goal

$341.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.35

1 Donor

-$114.00

Donations toward project cost

-$96.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.10

match offer

-$227.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$193.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.10

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$0.00

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