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Mr. Allard from Worcester MA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help an Inner-City School Purchase a PA System!

My students need a new PA system so the parents and other students can hear the wonderful music at our concerts! Our current PA has a badly damaged speaker.

  • $1,230 goal

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My Students

The students at our school are a wonderful group of joyful, warmhearted kids! They are a spirited group, and they love to create music!

Our school services a culturally diverse student population.

92 percent of our students' families are classified as low-income households.

Many of our students live in (or near) a public housing complex right down the hill from our school. Our school also has a very limited budget for the Music program.

Our students are a dedicated group of hard-workers. They take a lot of pride in the excellent music that they learn to create and perform! We have a very talented group of students at our school, and they continually amaze me by their ability to thrive despite often difficult circumstances.

My Project

This project would enable our school to purchase a new PA System.

Our current PA speaker is broken, which makes it difficult to hear all of the wonderful music that the students create at our school concerts.

I am the only General Music Teacher at my school and am responsible for teaching Music to around 550 students in grades K-6. I am also in charge of maintaining and operating the sound system at our school. Again, one of the system's speakers does not function and several of our recent concerts have been adversely effected by this. The new PA would ensure that the students' fantastic voices are heard during school assemblies and concerts! The school concerts are very widely attended and the school needs an adequate sound system that is capable of handling the audio demands of putting on a show for hundreds of people in a large gymnasium. Please help us to purchase this much needed piece of musical equipment!!

Mr. Allard
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Fender Passport Venue PA System • Amazon Business $999.99 1 $999.99

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