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Mrs. Hagerty from Henrico VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gearing Up Our Ukes!

Help me give my students ukulele cases to protect our instruments, and replacement strings and tuners to keep the ukes sounding their best!

  • $806 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title I school where many students receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. Many students have unstable home lives and look to Music and other resources as an outlet.

My students are energetic, love to move, and play music.

Before school, many will come up and ask me what we are doing in music that day, hoping to be able to play instruments, sing, dance, etc. They come into class every week excited and ready to learn new things and make music!

My Project

We were very blessed to receive thirty handmade ukuleles for our school, but now we have no place to store them! These beautiful instruments sound great, but they also take a little maintenance.

These supplies will allow us to store and protect our instruments so they will last for generations of students.

The extra strings (fishing line) will allow us to replace the strings as needed, and the Snark tuners will help us keep the ukuleles sounding their best. The students will also benefit by learning what it takes to care for and protect a string instrument (tuning, storage, replacing strings).

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hola! Heavy Duty SOPRANO (up to 21.5 Inch) Ukulele Gig Bag with 15mm Padding • Amazon Business $16.95 30 $508.50
Seaguar Fluoro Premier 50-Yards Fluorocarbon Leader (50-Pounds) • Amazon Business $43.49 1 $43.49
Snark SN6X Clip-On Tuner for Ukulele (Current Model) • Amazon Business $11.94 3 $35.82
Seaguar Blue Label 25-Yards Fluorocarbon Leader (40-Pounds) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Seaguar Blue Label 25-Yards Fluorocarbon Leader (60-Pounds) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$644.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$684.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$120.79

Total project goal

$805.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$805.24

2 Donors

-$679.00

Donations toward project cost

-$619.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.85

match offer

-$76.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$49.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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