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Mr. Liening from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dynamic Drummers

My students need new hand drum sets to develop their rhythmic skills and use for performances.

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are wonderful young people full of energy and passion. They enjoy music and we want to offer every musical opportunity to them possible. The parents, grandparents, foster parents or other family members that raise our students work long hours and for very little pay. Our School population is considered economically disadvantaged and our entire school receives free breakfast and free or reduced lunch. The majority of our students are bilingual and come from families of Hispanic heritage. Dispute the many challenges our students face, they are brilliant, creative, hard working, and exciting children. Our goal as teachers is to harness their potential for success and give them as many opportunities for positive learning experiences as possible.

My Project

My students love drumming! They always ask if they can play the drums and they want to learn more about drumming. I only have one set, or 5, hand drums and currently we take turns using them. I would like to be able to offer a hand drum to each student in my class so we can play more games and perform as a class. Drumming is such an important skill in music education and I would like to have more exposure with these hand drumming sets. In the future, I would like to have a drumming club where students can develop their skills and perform for the community.

Mr. Liening
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
Kid's Percussion Rain Forest Hand Drum Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $82.28 5 $411.40

Materials cost

$411.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$447.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.98

Total project goal

$526.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$526.55

5 Donors

-$524.38

Donations toward project cost

-$445.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.51

match offer

-$2.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$1.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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