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Mr. Ednie from Philadelphia PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Rock Band Travel!

My students need guitar and bass gig bags to transport instruments to and from concerts.

  • $307 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at our school come from a diverse neighborhood in Philadelphia. Although some of our families struggle financially, they care immensely about their children and their local public school, and show up with smiles on their faces.

Although we are lucky to host many musical opportunities at our school, we are not so fortunate to have all of the funding necessary.

The students at our school love music, and it is an integral part of their lives. Whether they are listening to the latest top 40 hits or local underground hip hop, they are always sharing with me their latest musical finds.

My Project

This year our school's rock band will be gaining a lot of momentum. Eventually we will be traveling to other venues and locations to play concerts and we will need to safely transport our instruments.

We have some decent guitars and basses, but we do not have a safe way to transport them because cases were not included in their sale price.

Students will also be allowed to take instruments home over the weekend to practice if we can obtain these gig bags.

These may seem like silly items to request, but unfortunately everything pertaining to music (including instrument cases) is expensive.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Transit Series Acoustic Guitar Gig Bag • Woodwind and Brasswind $95.08 1 $95.08
POWERPAD Acoustic Guitar Gig Bag • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.05 2 $72.10
FB620 Electric Bass Gig Bag • Woodwind and Brasswind $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$227.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$260.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.98

Total project goal

$306.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.56

6 Donors

-$303.04

Donations toward project cost

-$260.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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