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Mr. Astorga from South Gate CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Supply Our New Music Program

Help me give my students music for their concert performances and strings. This is a new music program therefore, I need to add to our music library.

  • $449 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Bringing the joy of music to a lower-income neighborhood is the best part of my job. I work for a middle school in a high needs part of Southern California. Our students all receive free lunch and breakfast. Even though the school and community have financial difficulties, my students come to school excited to learn music.

Our school is slowly reestablishing its music program after not having anything for over 8 years.

They are excited and hopeful students who seek out opportunities to feel wanted and why not share that with music. Music is a big part of our neighborhood and school community and I wish to grow that for the years to come.

My Project

I am a 2nd-year teacher developing a music program and I need to grow our music library for the future. These books will be beneficial for my students to perform for all events and teach them the importance of film and patriotic music. Having students join music this past year has changed the school's interest and spirit. Not only has the school's community become closer but students are taking an interest in music and they are developing many lifelong friends.

The most important thing for my students is to educate them in all areas of music and develop well-rounded individuals.

The music that we are looking to get will not only prepare them for their upcoming concerts but also teach them many new techniques and allow them to grow as musicians. Since this is a new program, not only will it benefit the students, but our supporting community. Music is a big part of our community and this will most definitely help them have something to be proud of. Go Eagles!

Mr. Astorga
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prelude Violin String Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.99 10 $169.90
Movie Favorites Conductor Essential Elements Strings CD/Pkg • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99
Movie Favorites Conductor Book/CD • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99
Movie Favorites Clarinet • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites F Horn • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Viola Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Violin Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Trombone • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Tuba • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Trumpet • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites String Bass Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Patriotic Favorites for Strings Cello Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Essential Elements Movie Favorites Essential Elements Band Folios Series Book by Michael Sweeney • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Keyboard Percussion • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Patriotic Favorites for Strings Viola Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Movie Favorites Percussion • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99
Patriotic Favorites for Strings Violin Essential Elements • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$317.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$381.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.34

Total project goal

$448.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$448.92

9 Donors

-$359.73

Donations toward project cost

-$329.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$61.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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