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Mrs. Sensor from Du Bois PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Students Rock

Help me give my students a new electric guitar for our modern band rock ensemble!

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a wonderful middle school that has been recognized five times as a "school to watch." This is very remarkable since we live in a high-poverty area, and many of our students have difficulty finding support for musical enrichment outside of our classroom.

My students thrive in a student-centered learning environment where they can discover and learn by using our classroom tools and technology.

We have very little room in our classroom budget for anything but basic music needs and instrument repairs.

My Project

We recently started implementing Modern Band and Little Kids Rock curriculum in our music classes and ensembles. This gives our students hands-on music training using modern music and instruments like guitars, ukuleles, and drums. Our kids love it and they are so excited to be learning and performing.

We need a new electric guitar to use with our modern band rock ensemble and our jazz band.

A new electric guitar would be a huge motivator for our students! it would also add to our middle school jazz band and our vocal ensembles. I know our students will be lining up for the chance to play our new guitar!

Mrs. Sensor
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $399.00 1 $399.00

Materials cost

$399.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.76

Total project goal

$511.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.74

21 Donors

-$353.56

Donations toward project cost

-$328.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.83

Matching donations from our partners

-$125.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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