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  • $874 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Beekman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Us Move Into the Digital Age!

My students need an iPod and speakers to hear great music!

My Students

Have you ever been completely wrapped up in the beautiful sounds of a symphony? Have you been transported to Mexico by a Mariachi ensemble? Have you ever danced to a song that made every other care disappear? All of these experiences start with great quality sounds!

Our students are kind, hardworking kids from the community around our school.

Most receive free or reduced lunches because they come from low-income families. Most also love coming to school each week to the tough-but-tender staff at our school. The teachers and administrators push the students hard, but are always there with hugs and kind words to keep them going.

My Project

With a high quality set of speakers and our curriculum CD set on an iPod, my students will hear beautiful quality sounds right inside our classroom! The speakers have a remote control which makes it convenient to move around the classroom dancing and singing with the students. The CD sets include about 10-12 CDs per grade level, not to mention all of the supplemental CDs we use to hear music by our composer of the month, music for our musicals, music for dancing, and so on! Imagine putting all of that into one convenient place and making playlists that seamlessly transition from song to song.

This speaker and iPod system will bring us into the 21st century with convenient, high quality recordings of great pieces of music from around the world!

We will also use it for performing music with accompanying tracks so we can be accompanied by a full band instead of only one piano. Our entire school will benefit from having these resources!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPod® touch - digital player  - Apple® iOS 6 • Best Buy for Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Bose®- SoundDock®Series II Digital Music System for Apple®iPod®- White • Best Buy for Business $249.99 1 $249.99
3YR IPOD/MP3 Commercial Geek Squad Black Tie Protection • Best Buy for Business $89.99 1 $89.99
4YR SPKR Commercial Geek Squad Black Tie Protection • Best Buy for Business $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$689.96

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$742.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$131.00

Total project goal

$873.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$873.31

9 Donors

-$594.48

Donations toward project cost

-$512.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.67

Matching donations from our partners

-$270.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$229.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 375 students.

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