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Mrs. Thompson-Chapman from Crown City OH is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ear-Resistible Way To Add A Drum Set for My Kiddos!

Help me give my students an electric drum set to use in their concerts and assemblies.

  • $370 goal

This project expired on January 19, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I would like to first describe my demographics: I travel between two small schools and teach over 200 K-5th grade students. We are a rural community with a “Highest Poverty” rating. Even though we are not a wealthy community, my students still have a great deal of pride and energy. The kids are excited about music and love to actively engage in making music.

I am proud to say that my students LOVE coming to music class!

It makes my day to walk in the door and hear "YES...WE HAVE MUSIC TODAY!" I am constantly attacked by hugs and gratefully adorned with pictures and drawings about music.

I can truly say that my students are excited about music!

My Project

My students are really starting to embrace the idea of "Live" accompaniments and we are working to pull away from "Canned" music in our concerts.

We are a "Leader In Me" school and I asked my students what their hobbies were and we are working to create "Wildly Important Goals" (WIGS).

I was amazed at how many of them said they would love to learn to play the drum set.

What was even more amazing was that I currently have a few students that have drum sets at home...and they are interested in learning how to READ the music and play at our concerts.

If I had these tools in my classroom I could truly encourage them to learn to read the rhythms and compose their own ideas to share their talents with others during our many assemblies and in our concerts.

Mrs. Thompson-Chapman
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SD200 Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Snare • Woodwind and Brasswind $279.99 1 $279.99

Materials cost

$279.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.45

Total project goal

$369.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.64

1 Donor

-$369.64

Donations toward project cost

-$314.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.45

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$0.00

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