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Mr. Van Wyk from Rahway NJ is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! Our Piano/Keyboard Is on Mute! We Need an Amp!

Help me give my students the ability to hear their accompaniment with a Roland keyboard amplifier.

  • $872 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students create a family at the RHS Performing Arts Department. A performing arts family (bands, choirs, strings, theatre and dance) that support each other on the stage, in the classroom and beyond. We are a NJ high school, just outside NYC servicing a multicultural population of students from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. We strongly believe that the arts can I still positive change, transform, inspiring and changing lives. The Music program is a powerful unifier in our school.

We are going to build this program over a strong foundation and proud history and generations of arts students at RHS.

My Project

My students are extremely motivated. They are eager and love to creating music together. As a whole, my students cannot afford luxury items, such as this Roland Keyboard Amp. These tools will support our student musicians as we travel to perform throughout our community and schools.

“With music, one’s whole future life is brightened.

This is such a treasure in life that it helps us over many troubles and difficulties. Music is nourishment, a comforting elixir. Music multiplies all that is beautiful and of value in life.” – Zoltan Kodaly

Our students love to perform. When our ensembles perform for the community and schools, it helps promote the importance of music education and spreads the good news of what are students are able to accomplish. This keyboard amp will support our efforts as we are traveling.

Mr. Van Wyk
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KC-600 Keyboard Amplifier • Woodwind and Brasswind $699.99 1 $699.99

Materials cost

$699.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$740.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.67

Total project goal

$871.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$871.16

5 Donors

-$733.19

Donations toward project cost

-$729.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$13.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$11.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$124.97

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$0.00

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