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Mr. Harper from Maxton NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Gotta Fever and The Only Cure is More Trombone

My students need an instrument that is readily available at the school because most of their families can't afford to rent or buy instruments; in this case, we need a trombone.

  • $190 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Straight to the point...

Title I...No Money...Small School...Poor County.

At my school, 99% of the students in band are playing on school-owned instruments. This leads to a good problem to have. That problem? The band is growing, but there are not enough instruments to go around. What else does this mean? Breaking little boys' and girls' hearts when I run out of the instrument they wanted to play. Help to keep from having to break little boys' and girls' hearts and make it possible for them to play the instrument that they want.

So, what do I need? I need more instruments. Instruments are expensive. So, I am trying to do one instrument at a time to try and get as many funded as possible. If I grouped them all together, then I might never see any of them due to the whole project not getting funded. This time I'm going for a trombone.

Please consider donating to my project. Or, if you happen to know of a person with an instrument that's not being used, maybe shoot me an email and we can talk about maybe getting it to my school. I'll take anything that works!

My Project

This trombone will impact not just one...not just two...not even just three...but many children and students who come to school band each year in search of something fun, exciting, and better than the rest of their daily lives!

Students will be able to make beautiful music with the rest of the band when they have this lovely instrument in their hands.

Their happiness and joy will soar to new heights as they feel the rush of working towards a common goal with a whole group of other students whose sole interest is to create something spectacular and amazing out of music!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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ETB-100 Series Student Trombone • Woodwind and Brasswind $119.99 1 $119.99

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