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Mr. D'Allura from Charlotte NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flute and Clarinet Casing Needs Replacing!

Help me give my students better flute and clarinet cases that will last a longer time. The cases that I need replaced are completely unusable.

  • $722 goal

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My Students

I absolutely LOVE my students! I have to say that they are truly special individuals, mainly because of where they come from and what their attitudes are! My school is the second home to a demographic of kids in which 95% of them are severely economically disadvantaged.

What I love about my students is that even though they come from situations and have things happen to them that we cannot even fathom or understand as professionals, they continue to come to my classroom happy, with a good attitude, and always ready and anxious to learn!

They are much better and stronger individuals than me, because if I had to deal with some of the things that they deal with outside of these school walls, I would not have nearly as big of a drive to learn and succeed as they do!

My Project

A large chunk of my clarinet and flute inventory cannot be loaned out because right now, they are in cases that are completely unusable. As a result of this, I have had to turn some kids away that have wanted to be in band because I do not have enough resources to loan out. Although the instruments themselves are still in working condition, their cases are not and they cannot be loaned out. These new flute and clarinet cases will allow me to loan out more of my inventory to more kids who want to be in band! Thank you so much for your help and generosity!

Mr. D'Allura
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flute or Piccolo Plastic Case • Woodwind and Brasswind $45.99 9 $413.91
Clarinet Case • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 6 $119.94

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