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Mr. L from Compton CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flutes in Need!

Help me give my students 2 flutes for band class so they may practice at home.

  • $687 goal

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My Students

I am a middle school music teacher in an inner-city school, and I teach students from 6th to 8th grade. Most of my students come from a low socioeconomic background in an area infected with gangs and drugs. Many of my students, mostly poor, tell me that music class is the reason they stay in school.

I have been making progress, but I am still a long way away from having all of my students on working instruments.

We are in need of flutes. Currently, I have students with bad flutes, and this makes it difficult when playing their instrument.

My Project

Our band program is in need of 2 flutes. Giving a child the responsibility of maintaining and practicing their own flute not only allows them to improve their technique but it teaches them about responsibility and discipline. Our band program is a big thrill as well as a wonderful team building activity for a group. It also shows the community, and the neighborhood what our students are capable of doing.

I want to give my students the best musical experience possible, and the addition of another good working flute to my inventory will complete the band section.

It will get another inner city student making music.

Mr. L
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 50 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Model EFL-100 Student Flute • Woodwind and Brasswind $249.99 2 $499.98

Materials cost

$499.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$45.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$583.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.92

Total project goal

$686.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$686.15

1 Donor

-$662.76

Donations toward project cost

-$583.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.39

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$0.00

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