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Ms. Jazo from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Want to Play Percussion, But My Parents Can't Afford It!!

My students need one percussion educational kit to practice at home while enrolled in beginning band.

  • $445 goal

This project expired on November 15, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Did you ever want to do something and your parents said "No!" because it costs too much? My students hear that every day. Please help the parents of my students say "Yes!" to band!

I teach music to students in Pre-K to 6th grade.

My elementary school is in Illinois and 90% of the students qualify for reduced or free lunch. These students are hungry for musical knowledge and hands-on activities. I have a before-school band program that I began 4 years ago. In the beginning I received a sizable grant to purchase instruments. Many of my students come from poor families that cannot afford to rent-to-own an instrument from the local music store. For these students I have school-owned instruments. The great thing is that I have so many students involved in the program I have no school instruments left!!! The reality is that there will be no instruments available to any of next year's 5th graders who cannot afford the rental fees.

My Project

Part of the solution to this problem is this Ludwig percussion kit. It is a quality instrument that will be used by a needy student in beginning band. This student would otherwise not be able to learn an instrument at my elementary school because of poverty.

Your donation will give a student the chance to learn percussion.

The student who will benefit from this donation will be extremely grateful and motivated to be the best percussion player in the band. Who knows, this student may be the next percussionist section leader in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra!!!

Ms. Jazo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 1 student.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LE2481 Percussion Learning Center • Woodwind & Brasswind $338.00 1 $338.00

Materials cost

$338.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$378.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.72

Total project goal

$444.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$444.79

22 Donors

-$444.79

Donations toward project cost

-$378.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.72

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$0.00

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