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Mrs. Rutherford from Washington DC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Us a Voice!

Help me give my students the gift of a voice by donating to our QBall.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school that sits in the heart of Washington, DC. I have a group of 67 students who are fun loving, eager-to-learn new things, excited about school and love to read. My classroom would be considered a melting pot of cultural heritage and social needs. Many of my students have been in the U.S. less than 4 years. They inspire me every day.

To meet their needs, we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

This ball will make a tremendous difference in my classroom by allowing all students to be heard. With the microphone, it allows their voice to be amplified and heard by all during classroom instruction. This teaches the importance of vocalizing your thoughts and answers. Our big focus is getting our students to communicate with one another and use words to describe their thoughts and feelings.

With the QBall, valuable communication skills are being taught to better our children's lives and future.

This ball makes things fun and interesting while also teaching the necessary skills of vocalizing. Communication is key in our classroom and a QBall will make that much more exciting.

Mrs. Rutherford
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Qball - Throwable Wireless Microphone - 2.4Ghz up to 75 ft range • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$199.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.04

Total project goal

$286.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.96

1 Donor

-$81.31

Donations toward project cost

-$81.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$191.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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