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Mr. Carmack from Columbus GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Keep Our Band Room Clean and Organized!

My students need music envelopes, a toolbox for our percussion instruments, and a shop vac to help keep our band room clean and organized.

  • $356 goal

This project expired on September 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very talented and diverse group who are energized to learn and continue learning how to play their instruments. Our school places the performing arts high on its priority list because of the positive impact that they can have on students' academic and social lives. These students want to grow as musicians and attain a high level of performance. Help my students reach their full potential in band and orchestra by having instruments that work. Anybody who has ever had a car or other equipment that didn't work well knows how frustrating it can be. Help us make music!

My Project

Anybody who has ever played any kind of instrument knows it can be frustrating when you don't have the proper equipment. We need a percussion cabinet for our growing inventory of equipment to help students learn how to store and properly care for our percussion equipment. Without a dedicated place to store this equipment there is a greater risk of things going missing or breaking. Along with our growing percussion instrument inventory, we're adding new music that needs to be stored in music envelopes so it can be played again. Additionally, we need a shop vacuum to help take ownership of our space and keep it clean. Once we have this equipment, my students will be able to develop their skills and perform at a higher level than they would have previously been able to do. Your donation will help students, across multiple grade levels, reach their full potential in band and orchestra.

Mr. Carmack
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TB3204X-BK Excel 22" Roller Tool Cabinet with 4 Ball Bearing Drawers, 22in, Black • Amazon Business $118.32 1 $118.32
Vacmaster VJH1211PF 0201 Beast Professional Series Wet/Dry Vacuum • Amazon Business $79.98 1 $79.98
Musidex Band/Orchestra Concert Size Filing Envelope Concert Band • Woodwind and Brasswind $0.35 150 $52.50

Materials cost

$250.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.27

Total project goal

$355.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$355.14

1 Donor

-$100.62

Donations toward project cost

-$100.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$236.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$201.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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