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Ms. Winslow from Richfield MN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Going Solo: Wireless Microphone

My students need a wireless mic system to amplify our marching band soloist.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I've worked at my school on staff with the marching band for five years and became the band director this past school year. I can genuinely say that I work with some of the kindest, most passionate kids I've ever come across. They deeply care about music and their band community.

Richfield, the state of Minnesota's oldest suburb just south of Minneapolis, calls itself an "urban hometown".

We have the community of a small town but the diversity and opportunities of a metropolitan city. Our student body is truly diverse, and we're stronger because of it.

My Project

Minnesota's marching band scene is very unique. Many schools have traditional fall programs while we and others have competitive marching bands that perform a short show during summer parades - similar to what you'd see at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Our 2018 show is called "Uprising" and includes "Bad" (Michael Jackson), "Can't Hold Us" (Macklemore), "Uprising" (Muse), and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (Greenday).

We built our show around a strong senior trombone student, and we need a wireless mic system to amplify him.

We're weaving in a story line, with the trombone student as the protagonist, and we want to clearly bring the audience attention to him.

Ms. Winslow
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shure BLX14/B98-H9 Wireless Instrument System with Beta 98H/C Instrument Microphone • Amazon Business $449.00 1 $449.00

Materials cost

$449.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.72

Total project goal

$571.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.46

1 Donor

-$285.73

Donations toward project cost

-$242.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.86

match offer

-$285.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$242.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.86

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$0.00

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