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Ms. Salas from Los Angeles CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guitar Students Need Guitars

Help me give my students acoustic guitars to play at home as we learn online.

  • $869 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a third-year teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District. I'm teaching music to 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students at a school located in the heart of Los Angeles, Koreatown. Our students are from diverse and economically challenged backgrounds. In spite of our students' daily challenges, they keep an upbeat and positive outlook on life. One of the programs that we offer our students is our music program. Our students absolutely love and take great pride in learning, playing and performing music together. One of our students wrote, "Music is a beautiful way of expressing yourself. It is unique and makes me feel peaceful, calm and it inspires people. It is an amazing way for people to come together.”

My Project

The acoustic guitars would make a big difference because it would mean that all of my students who are in our guitar program will be issued a guitar. Our students are accustomed to sharing guitars from one class to another. However, since we are not able to go to our campus we cannot share our guitars and we do not have enough to go around. Our students take a lot of pride in our music program. I know that they would take care of these guitars for many classes to enjoy and learn on.

Ms. Salas
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 228 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starter Acoustic Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.99 8 $639.92

Materials cost

$639.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$58.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$738.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.25

Total project goal

$868.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$868.32

2 Donors

-$863.91

Donations toward project cost

-$738.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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