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  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Osborn
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Get our 4th Graders New Recorders

My students need 50 new recorders.

My Students

My students love playing recorders, but I do not have enough for everyone. Currently we have to share them between classes.

My students attend an inner city public school, in an economically depressed area.

My students worry about what they are going to eat next, and where are they going to live when their family gets evicted, again. For most students, school is the most secure aspect in their lives.

My Project

For the last 3 years we have offered a recorder band program for 4th and 5th graders. This program has steadily gained popularity among the students. The challenge is acquiring enough instruments to keep up with the growing demand. This program has given students a creative outlet, and an avenue for continued growth and learning. These 50 new recorders will allow everyone to have their own instead of sharing between classes.

If my students are going to make it through college, they are going to have to rely on grants, loans, and scholarships.

Playing an instrument gives them one more tool in their "bag" to help make this dream a reality.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3 Piece Soprano Colored Recorders • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.49 50 $124.50

Materials cost

$124.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$166.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.39

Total project goal

$195.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.91

12 Donors

-$175.85

Donations toward project cost

-$158.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.83

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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